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MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY Legatum Center for Development & Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurs

The Legatum Center supports entrepreneurs all around the world through the fellowship, seed grant, Zambezi Prize and Open Mic programs.

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Bakur Kvezereli

The Mastercard Foundation 2013 - 2014
From:
Georgia
Sector:
Agriculture
Location:
Kenya
Degree:
MBA, Sloan School of Management

Bakur Kvezereli is committed to providing a global B2B marketplace for farmers and food traders. His innovative platform empowers farmers around the globe by giving them direct access to international markets.

Mr. Kvezereli has a wide range of experience in agriculture and international trade policy, food export-import regulations, G2G and G2B service development, and entrepreneurship promotion. His most recent business sector activities are related to food storage and trade infrastructure development, Investment management, supply chains, and e-commerce. In last eight years he has visited 32 countries, thousands of farms, and food producers. He believes that direct market access for farmers significantly improves global food supply chains and systems.

Mr. Kvezereli graduated from the Technical University of Georgia with a major in Economics. He graduated from the Sloan School of Management with an MBA and was a Sloan Fellow in the Program in Innovation and Global Leadership.

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