Advocates make pitch to province for investment in Alberta’s Black entrepreneurs

Damilare Odumosu remembers the challenges of harvesting palm tree fruit as a kid on his family farm in Lagos, Nigeria.

Two decades on, those pain points are the seeds of Odumosu’s latest start-up.

CropMind is an Alberta and New Brunswick-based agri-tech company that automates manual processes for orchards with a growing clientele across North America.

The enterprise expanded with support from a federally funded program designed by the Edmonton-based Black Business Ventures Association.

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