Hello Tractor in the News

Stories about Hello Tractor we love


“What The Uber Of Tractors Means For The Future Of Agtech In Africa”

  • Forbes August, 2019

“Hello Tractor: How a Nobel winner inspired our ‘Uber for farmers”

  • Standard Digital July, 2019

“Moving Beyond CSR: The Rise of the Fourth Sector in Business”

  • Brink News June, 2019

“Hello Tractor: How the ‘Uber for Farming’ is revolutionizing agriculture”

  • IoT Tech News May, 2019

“Promoting Sustainable Fuelwood Management In Local Communities”

  • Leadership May, 2019

“Hello Tractor and CTA Launch Partnership to Support Smallholder Farmers Access Mechanization”

  • CTA February, 2019

“How Emerging Technologies Can Boost Africa’s Development”

  • Leadership Online Newspaper March, 2019


“Skoll World Forum entrepreneur says he erred by assuming his technology would sell itself. ‘That’s the Silicon Valley mindset’ — but he was in Africa”

  • Financial Post April, 2018

“Hello Tractor announced as one of the winners of Progress’ Inaugural App Innovation Awards”

  • Financial Times June, 2018

“Hello Tractor’s Business-Saving Pivot from Hardware to Software”

  • Engineering for ChangeJanuary, 2018

“Africa Has an ‘Uber’ Opportunity to Disrupt Farming Technology”

  • All AfricaJuly, 2018


“Hello Tractor, The Uber for tractors”

  • The Nation Jun, 2017

“IMPACT JOURNALISM DAY: Hello Tractor, the Uber way for renting a tractor in Nigeria”

  • The Asahi Shimbun Jun, 2017

“Hello Tractor – An Uber for Tractors”

  • City Press Jun, 2017

“Hola tractor, una nueva ruta paralos cultivos en África”

  • El Heraldo Jun, 2017

“Un tractor de bajo costo ayuda a los campesinos en Nigeria”

  • El Tempo Jun, 2017

“‘Uber’ de tratores ajuda pequenos agricultores a melhorar plantações”

  • Folha De S.Paulo Jun, 2017

“Hello Tractor, le Drivy des machines agricoles”

  • JueneAfrique Jun, 2017

“«Hello Tractor», le Airbnb des machines agricoles”

  • L’Economiste Jun, 2017

“Des tracteurs pour tous”

  • Tribune deGenève Jun, 2017

“Farmers’ best friend: ‘Uber tractors'”

  • StraitsTimes Jun, 2017

“Hello Tractor, le Uber des machines agricoles”

  • Le Figaro Jun, 2017


“Powerful Themes Converge At SXSW: Inclusive Entrepreneurship And Impact Investing”
  • Forbes Mar, 2016

“Meet A Tractor That Can Plow Fields And Talk To The Cloud”

  • NPR Mar, 2016

“Jehiel Oliver of Hello Tractor on Innovation and Market Development”

  • Powering Agriculture Feb, 2016

“Foreign Policy magazine names Jehiel Oliver one of the leading global thinkers of 2016”

  • Foreign Policy Magazine April, 2016

“A Growing Group Of Black Angel Investors Is Making Up For The Funding Biases In Venture Capital”

  • Fast Company July ,2016


“Can tractor sharing boost the incomes of small-scale farmers?”

  • How We Made it in Africa Aug, 2015

“Sowing self-sufficiency in Africa with Anacostia-based Hello Tractor”

  • Washington Post Sept, 2015


“It’s Like Uber for Tractors, and It Could Change the Game for African Farmers”

  • Takepart Aug, 2015

“Echoing Green Fellows: Meet the Next Generation of Food System Leaders”

  • FoodTank Aug, 2015

“This Tractor-On-Demand Startup And 10 Others Will Pitch At Seedstars World Lagos Pitch On Friday”

  • TechCabal Aug, 2015

“Youth lifting Nigerian farmers out of poverty”

  • The Daily Nation Aug, 2015

“Regional entrepreneurs in big win with $1b deals for youth, women”

  • The East African Aug, 2015

“Kenya to get entrepreneurship centre as US commits Sh10bn”

  • Business Daily Africa Aug, 2015

“Obama: ‘Africa is on the move’”

  • Washington Post Jul, 2015

“Food Friday: Ecosystem based adaptation”

  • NTV Jul, 2015

“Obama visits Kenya and Ethiopia”

  • CNN Jul, 2015

“Barack Obama charms Kenya on historic visit”

  • The East African Jul, 2015

“Obama in Kenya: A report from the field and a recap of the Global Entrepreneurship Summit”

  • Brookings Jul, 2015

“Sunday Live interview with Jehiel Oliver and Dorothy Ghetuba”

  • Citizen TV Jul, 2015

“An Affordable Smart Tractor For African Farmers And Their Tiny Farms”

  • FastCompany Jul, 2015

“USAID Seeds Innovation: 15 Social Entrepreneurs Making a Difference”

  • USAID Blog Jul, 2015

“Trying to Save the World–and Getting Funding to Boot”

  • Inc. Jun, 2015

“Hello Tractor is Raising Capital to Expand it’s Smart Tractor Production, Distribution and Leasing Business Across Africa”

  • Agri Investor Mar, 2015

“6 development startups you should know about”

  • DEVEX Feb, 2015

“Meet Hello Tractor: Integrating Agriculture With Technology”

  • Blerds Feb, 2015


“A startup dedicated to helping African farmers talks to Startup Insights”

  • Startup Insights Dec, 2014

“Taking up Farming”

  • Norwegian Council for Africa Dec, 2014

“The Download: What lies ahead for the local tech sector in 2015?”

  • Washington Post Dec, 2014

“Hello Tractor Is On the Move With $50K for Its Innovative Tractor Sharing Platform”

  • ChicagoInno Dec, 2014

“Parents, are you raising aspiring rappers and reality stars or techies and venture capitalists?”

  • Rolling Out Nov, 2014

“Inaugural Diaspora Demo Day African Startup Showcase & Networking Reception to Celebrate Technology & Social Entrepreneurship in the African Diaspora”

  • Innov8tiv Nov, 2014

“Tiphub Hosts Diaspora Demo Day at the World Bank”

  • Black Enterprise Nov, 2014

“Peace Corps and Agriculture Start-up Hello Tractor Give Local DC Youth A Glimpse Into The World of International Development”

  • Innov8tiv Aug, 2014

“Hello Tractor Raises $180,000 To Bring Uber-like Technology to Nigeria’s Agriculture Sector”

  • Tekedia Nov, 2014

“Booth New Venture Challenge”

  • Chicago Tribune – BlueSky May, 2014

“Meet the Guys From Hello Tractor, the Company that Looks to Revolutionize Farming in Nigeria”

  • ChicagoInn Jun, 2014