Hello Tractor

Hello Tractor

Hello Tractor is an agricultural technology company that has created a service to provide Smart Tractors, which are property of the “owner” users, through a mobile app or simple SMS request to the “farmer” users. The Smart Tractor is a 15 HP tractor equipped with various attachments that can be tailored for variety of crops and stages of the production cycle and is sold and maintained by Hello Tractor.

The service aims to provide upon request a tractor service to farmers to enhance their production capability and increase field production and efficiency.

Hello Tractor also offers Smart Tractor Financing that requires no collateral and has flexible repayment schedules.

Head-quarters are located in Washington, D.C. with additional operations in Abuja, Nigeria and founded by Jehiel Oliver.

Product description

Hello Tractor is an agricultural technology company that has created a service to provide Smart Tractors, which are property of the “owner” users, through a mobile app or simple SMS request to the “farmer” users. The Smart Tractor is a 15 HP tractor equipped with various attachments that can be tailored for variety of crops and stages of the production cycle and is sold and maintained by Hello Tractor.

The service aims to provide upon request a tractor service to farmers to enhance their production capability and increase field production and efficiency.

Hello Tractor also offers Smart Tractor Financing that requires no collateral and has flexible repayment schedules.

Head-quarters are located in Washington, D.C. with additional operations in Abuja, Nigeria and founded by Jehiel Oliver.

Target region(s)

Nigeria

Distributors/implementing organizations

Hello Tractor manufactures and distributes the tractors to farmers and entrepreneurs.

Market suggested retail price

Farmers are charged a $75 USD per hectare fee to rent tractor service.

$4,000 USD for the tractor and disc plow, tiller, harrower, and 1yr subscription to the software. Interview with representative

$7,500 USD for the tractor with all the attachments (disc plow, tiller, harrower, water pump and sprinkler, seeder, trailer, harvester) and 1yr subscription to the software.

Customers can utilize a low interest loan with a 3-5 year payback from bank partners such as Fortis MFB and Union Bank.

Competitive landscape
Target user(s)

Trained individuals and farmers who have a need to use a tractor for a short period of time, but cannot afford to purchase a tractor outright. Small investors who want to invest in farming by owning one or more Smart Tractors to lend through Hello Tractor app.

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