Singapore:Halal B2B e-commerce OneAgrix aims to follow Nigeria venture with Series A funding

From bootstrapped beginnings, a Singaporean start-up has its sights set on Series A fundraising this year, on the back of announcing a major public-private partnership with Nigeria to bring halal food production onto blockchain through its business-to-business vending platform.

OneAgrix, which was conceived in 2015 and born two years ago, announced in January a Nigerian government-endorsed deal to encourage more food producers in the country to trade internationally at a time when food safety is under the spotlight.

The platform stores records, including halal documents, digitally to allow buyers to check a product’s certification before ordering it in bulk. In the near future, the service will also allow products to be tracked across the extent of their value chain.

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