Ernest Lefu Atem

2019 Fellowship Alumnus, Cameroon

Iowa JPEC honors 11 leading business innovators

On October 8, 2021, the University of Iowa will honor 11 recipients of its second annual Iowa Innovation and Entrepreneurship Honors, presented by the University of Iowa’s John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center (JPEC). Established in 1996, Iowa JPEC is the University of Iowa’s hub for entrepreneurship education and outreach.

We’re proud to share that 2019 Fellowship Alumnus Ernest Lefu Atem of Cameroon is being recognized for his work in the agri-tech field. A serial entrepreneur, Ernest’s company Agro-Hub is one of the fastest-growing agri-tech startups in West and Central Africa. Agro-Hub creates markets for smallholder farmers through innovative technologies across food value chains, particularly in the cassava value chain.

Learn more about the Iowa Innovation and Entrepreneurship Honors in this article from Iowa JPEC.

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