As stated by the EIB, the investment programme addresses, among other activities, the further developments and enhancements of the digital marketplace, the integration of a broad and diversified range of payment methods to make user experience as frictionless as possible, the development of tools that foster order recurrence and promote transparency and sustainable agricultural practices, and the development of additional automation capabilities in logistics.
The project will finance mostly investments in research, development and innovation activities, as well as the commercial growth of the company.
As stated by the EIB, CrowdFarming is Europe's leading platform for the direct sale of organic food. Founded in 2017 by Juliette Simonin, Moisés Calviño, and brothers Gabriel and Gonzalo Úrculo, they currently have over 300 farmers selling organic food from their farms to more than 500,000 families in Europe. The company provides all the necessary tools farmers need to create their own direct sales channel, whilst enabling consumers to buy quality organic and regenerative products directly from farmers. CrowdFarming pioneered the adoption model in agriculture, which allows consumers to reserve their share of the harvest of a farmer on exchange for a fair price. The company is hence scaling direct sales in Europe through a win-win-winner approach: CrowdFarming benefits farmers, consumers, and creates a positive impact in society and the environment.
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Client - Crowdfarming SL:
Phone: +44 20 3318 4317
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