Japhet Sekenya, Tanzanian entrepreneur, is the Managing Director of Biofood Tech enterprises Co Ltd (BIOTET). BIOTET focuses on agribusiness and agro-processing, providing a range of products from healthy probiotic drinks to animal feeds.
Japhet has a wide experience in operating social inclusive businesses with a direct impact on the community. These businesses are backed by the University of Dar Es Salaam (Molecular biologist & Biotechnologist) and Social entrepreneurship background from the University of Cambridge.
Additionally, Japhet received many national and international recognitions and awards, including TANZICT Innovation Awards, Tony Elumelu Awards, Ag Tech Challenge Award, and UDSM.
He gained enough experience through working with several international financial advisory and entrepreneurship focused organizations, including Intellecap Impact Investment Network from India, Connect to Grow from UK, Bridges for Enterprise from UK and others.
Japhet’s experience is highly beneficial to other entrepreneurs. As a mentor, he seeks to give back by focusing on the critical sides, often overlooked by start-ups and emphasizing on their importance in growing and scaling a business in Africa.