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Company Overview of TechnoServe, Inc.

Company Overview

TechnoServe, Inc., a non-profit organization, focuses on developing entrepreneurs, building businesses and industries, and improving the business environment in developing countries. The company provides entrepreneurship development and training programs, such as business plan competitions and entrepreneurship training to help enterprising men and women develop the skills and resources needed to launch or expand businesses; helps to develop business plans, link with markets and sources of capital, improve management skills, and produce quality products and services; and engages in business environment improvement by working with financial institutions to evaluate the credit risks of small an...

1120 19th Street NW

8th Floor

Washington, DC 20036

United States

Founded in 1968

Phone:

202-785-4515

Fax:

202-785-4544

Key Executives for TechnoServe, Inc.

Chief Executive and President
Founder
Chief Financial Officer
Chief Operating Officer
Senior Vice President of Strategic Initiatives
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

TechnoServe, Inc. Key Developments

The Connected Farmer Alliance Announces Public-Private Partnership with TechnoServe

The Connected Farmer Alliance (CFA), a public-private partnership between Vodafone Group, the US Agency for International Development (USAID) and TechnoServe, has announced its first commercial agreement to use mobile technology to increase the productivity of thousands of low-income, smallholder farmers in Tanzania. Under the agreement between the CFA, agribusiness Olam International and Vodacom Tanzania, around 30,000 of Olam's coffee, cotton and cocoa smallholder farmers in Tanzania will benefit from: farming advice via text message; notifications about upcoming training sessions and events; real-time information about changes in market prices; and the introduction of mobile money transfer using Vodafone's M-Pesa service in place of cash from December 2014 onwards, giving farmers greater control over their finances and increasing security. TechnoServe will also provide training for Olam International staff and farmers.

TechnoServe Appoints William Warshauer as President and Chief Executive

TechnoServe appointed William Warshauer as president and chief executive.

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