Our tools and services help coffee producers collect, manage, and share the data that is vital to their operations. Using our tools on PCs, mobiles, and tablets, cooperatives can make data-driven decisions and share information with lenders, buyers, and other partners in the value chain.
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A fluent Spanish speaker, Paul drives our fundraising, supports technology development and leads buy-side relationships. Paul’s previous experience includes consulting with DAI, an international development organization, on projects using technology to reach development objectives. He holds a BA in International Affairs from GWU and a MA in Information Management from UC-Berkeley.
Ariel leads technology development and our relationships with Latin American partners. A Mexican American, Ariel has several years of experience building mobile applications and implementing database-driven applications in the international development field. Ariel holds a BA in Computer Engineering from NYU and a MA in Information Management from UC-Berkeley.
Iris advises Acopio on business strategy and product development. In 2010, Iris worked with TechnoServe in Rwanda, where she supported the monitoring and evaluation of coffee cooperatives with thousands of farmers. She previously worked at a strategy consulting firm where she employed rigorous analytics to help foundations increase their social and environmental impact. Iris holds a BA in East Asian studies from Yale and an MBA from UC-Berkeley.
Help us launch a new era in agriculture.
Our software tools connect farmers with their partners like never before. We leverage the latest technologies -- Ruby on Rails, Heroku, responsive design -- to help producers run more efficient operations, connect with buyers, and access much needed financing. And we need your help.
We're driven by our mission and can change the world.
Our mission is to help millions of farmers around the world increase their incomes. A lot of startups say they're changing the world; with Acopio you'll see how your actions literally put food on the table. Today we're reaching thousands of farmers in four countries and we plan to grow quickly in the coming years.
Work hard and have fun.
There are no cubes, there is no vacation policy, and we promise that you'll get into the field to see how some of the best coffee producers in the world do their thing. We've built Acopio from the ground up to reflect our values: transparency, fairness, and respect. We work hard but we assure you that "work-life balance" is not just a catch phrase.
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Ariel leads technology development and our relationships with Latin American partners. A Mexican American, Ariel has several years of experience building mobile applications and implementing database-driven applications in the international development field. Ariel holds a BS in Computer Engineering from NYU and a MA in Information Management from UC-Berkeley.
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