Is “hacking smallholder supplychains, next commerce disruption”? Common sense says yes. The Analytics says where and how to do it. These headlines just confirm it.
Big Retail to hyperlocal business models are not working as thought and smallholder farmers are a $450B opportunity, but how to connect demand-supply is the next big question. This is where business model innovation where network orchestrators that combine online algorithms and analytics with off-line Brick & Mortar (BAM) networks of farming supplychains enabling direct access to markets and fulfillment. This innovation will create incredible effeciencies, while capturing tremendous value for all stakeholders. Think Alibaba meets Uber!