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Niall Haughey

Niall Haughey

Founder at To Graze Limited
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Bio I track and collate date on Fintech in the Food and Agriculture sector globally. Why? It overlaps with sustainability, B2B innovation and has the most impact of any other vertical sector. Career History I'm a Chartered Accountant, specialist in Financial Services and ran a Payments company in the UK and Ireland. In 2015, it seemed to me the most interesting applications of fintech globally had one thing in common - they were all in Agritech. Since then I have worked with Family Offices, Investment Funds and Financial Service Providers to develop the AgriFintech ecosystem globally. LinkedIn - Twitter - Newsletter -


Innovation in Financial Services

P2P Greeniums in the Agriculture sector

17 Oct 2022

Peer to Peer or P2P models in Fintech were one of the earliest to take hold post Financial Crisis. Some companies flourished and some got stuck. The asset base of Agriculture lends itself quite well to a collateralised P2P model and there are some excellent examples in the sector to consider: Acre Trader in the US have created an entire category a...


Innovation in Financial Services

This SPAC proposal spells the end of the beginning for Fintech in Agriculture

06 Oct 2022

Embedded finance and retail go hand in hand and this is no different in Ag retail. Correct Agriculture Retail. This is important as this sector is worth $56bn in North America alone and some estimates claim 90% of payments are still made using paper checks. However, a recent SPAC proposition to combine an ag retail footprint in Brazil (Lavoro) wit...