Kenyan fish farming startup Aquarech has raised $1.7 million in equity funding led by Aqua-Spark, with participation from Acumen, Katapult, and Mercy Corps Ventures. Aquarech aims to enhance outcomes for small-scale fish farmers by leveraging its mobile app platform. The platform facilitates trading of quality fish-feed, offers aquaculture training, and provides market access, addressing challenges faced by local farmers. The funding will be utilized for talent acquisition, feed procurement, and infrastructure development, advancing Aquarech's mission to revolutionize the aquaculture value chain and support smallholder farmers.
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