We are a mobile-based cashless platform that connects farmers to retailers
We Build Relationships That Last
More than an anything at Taimba, we are focused on our relationship with Farmers and Retailers. To us, they are not just trading partners, but friends that we just happen to do business with.
We Understand Farmers
Right Price: We ensure that as a farmer, you get value for your produce by getting paid on time and at the right value.
Ready Market: Our Retailers Network offers a ready market for the farmer while removing the logistical challenges that would normally compound market access.
Support: We link farmers to partners who provide support to farmers on best farming practices
What We Offer Our Retailers, Vendors and Consumers
Think Global, Act Local
The journey of Taimba is the journey of a generation, we seek and continue to move forward with organizations and partners that share in our vision for farmers.Dominique Kavuisya
Our infrastructure is currently tooled for the following products
Vulnerable and Essential Farm Products
We are focused on Potatoes, Onions, Carrots and Tomatoes as they are very vulnerable to market price volatility, seasons and have a short shelf life where proper storage is non-existent.
Taimba In The News
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Support Taimba’s business by connecting us to a partner. Partners could be anyone who could purchase our quality farm-sourced produce, such as grocery chains, supermarkets, estate shops, processing companies etc.
Agri-tech start-up Taimba set to scale with support from Enviu and DOEN Foundation.
Taimba is a Nairobi based Agri-tech company that is transforming the Africa’s agricultural supply chain between rural smallholder farmers and urban traders. Its value proposition is creating direct market linkages for small holder farmers, increasing farmer income by more than 15% and reducing food waste by delivering direct to the traders at lower than market […]
27 AFRICAN DIGITAL STARTUPS TO TAKE PART IN IHUB TRACTION CAMP 2ND COHORT
iHub is pleased to announce the twenty seven digital startups who will participate in the iHub scale-up accelerator program, Traction Camp cohort 2. After a thorough and competitive selection process, involving application evaluation, personal interviews by a panel of program advisors, 27 startup have been selected for the six-month business acceleration program. The program will see […]
Kenyan agri-tech startup Taimba wins $10k at SXSW
Kenyan startup Taimba, which connects farmers to retailers, was won of three winners of the 2018 Food+City Challenge Prize at the recent SXSW event, taking home US$10,000 in prize money. The Food+City Challenge Prize is an international competition among business startups encouraging innovation in the urban food system, which was this year part of the SXSW programming for the […]
Gray Matters Capital’s coLabs invests $100k in Kenyan B2B agritech startup Taimba
US impact investor Gray Matters Capital has invested $100 000 in Nairobi-based B2B agritech startup Taimba. Gray Matters Capital said in a statement today that the investment was made through its gender lens early-stage fund GMC coLabs. Taimba has developed a mobile-based platform that connects rural small scale farmers to urban retailers, restaurants, hospitals and schools in Nairobi. By […]
Kenya’s Nailab selects 15 startups for Make-IT accelerator
Kenyan incubator Nailab has announced the 15 startups that will take part in its Make-IT accelerator programme, designed to strengthen entrepreneurs’ skills for scaling their businesses. The Make-IT accelerator begins this month and is implemented by the German International Cooperation (GIZ) on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) as part of […]
Where Are Food+City Startups Headed?
If the 2018 Food+City Challenge Prize entrants are any indication, we’re well on the way toward improving our food system. Four years into our competition for food supply chain startups (read about all four years’ of finalists), we’ve noticed some interesting trends, including changes in the way entrepreneurs think about innovation. Progress is apparent despite food regulations, [...]
Kenyan agri-tech startup Taimba wins Disrupt Africa Live Pitch Competition
Kenyan agri-tech startup Taimba was named the winner of the inaugural Disrupt Africa Live Pitch Competition in Nairobi today, winning a number of prizes. The Live Pitch Competition, the first of its kind to be launched by Disrupt Africa, took place at the East Africa Com event in Nairobi, with eight startups pitching to take part. […]
Food+City Challenge Prize 2018 Finalists
The fourth annual Food+City Prize competition will be at SXSW for the first time! Applicants from five continents and 14 countries were ranked by our esteemed group of advisors, judges and mentors, and the top 15 were chosen as finalists. They represent a diverse range of logistical solutions, and stages of development. From Puerto Rico to […]