THE MOBILE PLATFORM FOR THE WORLD OF AGRICULTURE




8villages leverages the power of mobile phones to allow your business to engage farmers at scale, to capture relevant intelligence and to generate higher consumer engagement.



What is 8Villages?




WHAT WE DO

WHO WE ARE

WHAT WE BELIEVE IN
Farmers are among the most socially active consumer groups in the world. Today, mobile phones are redefining the way they share, learn and make decisions.

8villages introduces mobile power into your marketing campaigns. By combining cutting-edge, cloud-based technologies and insights into efficient mobile advertising, we activate your customers and move them through the conversion funnel via immersive mobile experiences
8villages was founded in 2011 with the intent to change the way information flows from private and public sectors to rural populations.

Today, our team combines experienced marketers, agronomists as well as software and telecommunications engineers.

8villages has offices in Asia and Europe. The company is funded by renown venture capitalists from Asia, US and Europe.
This relentless focus on farmers allows us to help our clients design and run campaigns that truly change the way public and private sectors dialog with farmers. See the work we do in Indonesia, our lab, where we test new features, technologies and user interactions: link to LISA

1.7 billion people around the world farm the land. Most of them are now adopting phones.

We are passionate about understanding how this technology boom is helping farmers adopt sustainable practices, new farming technologies, eventually leading to higher incomes for entire communities.

Our Solution




MARKETING

LOYALTY

FARMER
RELATIONSHIP
MANAGEMENT
Our team of mobile and marketing experts works with you to create efficient solutions that are fully integrated into your campaign planning and tailored to the specifics agricultural communities and channels' setups of your country of operation. It is not about audiences, it's about outcomes: with its advanced reporting features, 8villages helps you prove the efficacy of every marketing dollar.
Attract and retain customers through a reward-based loyalty management program customized to your business goals. Multi-vertical expertise, powered by a powerful data manipulaation platform, creates the world's first multi-channel loyalty solution tailored to the world of agriculturee.
Find out where farmers are, what they're doing, why they're doing it and how to improve their mobile experience and interaction with your brand via sophisticated customer data mining. Learn more.

Our Technology



8VILLAGES offers robust, cloud-based carrier-grade messaging platform, allowing real-time communication between you and your rural customers.
It enables you to initiate a conversation via SMS, MMS, push notification.

As a multi-country messaging aggregation gateway, 8VILLAGES makes it simple to execute and optimize personalized mobile messaging globally. We also work with mobile carriers across the globe to identify the phone users involved in agriculture and deliver tailored, localized and relevant information to them.

Clients




AGRIBUSINESS

FINANCIAL
INSTITUIONS

PUBLIC
PARTNER

MOBILE
CARRIERS
Our clients include multinational and local agricultural companies, from input suppliers to commodity traders and farming equipment manufacturers. We also work with renown financial institutions and insurance providers to provide them with enhanced communication tools designed specifically for farming communities.
Operators compete in often fragmented channels for the same pool of consumers. In emerging markets, sub-urban and rural subscribers are increasingly becoming an attractive segment for increased ARPU and data conversion.

With content specific to agriculture, 8VILLAGES can help you become highly efficient in your acquisition efforts to this segment of users.
Operators compete in often fragmented channels for the same pool of consumers. In emerging markets, sub-urban and rural subscribers are increasingly becoming an attractive segment for increased ARPU and data conversion.

With content specific to agriculture, 8VILLAGES can help you become highly efficient in your acquisition efforts to this segment of users.
Operators compete in often fragmented channels for the same pool of consumers. In emerging markets, sub-urban and rural subscribers are increasingly becoming an attractive segment for increased ARPU and data conversion.

With content specific to agriculture, 8VILLAGES can help you become highly efficient in your acquisition efforts to this segment of users.
Case Study











Bayer Crop Sciences, the leading provider of agricultural inputs, approached 8villages for help developing a mobile strategy that would ultimately drive knowledge and product awareness among farming communities in emerging Asia.
To increase its brand equity, 8VILLAGES helped Bayer Crop Sciences build an engaged mobile community of opt-in farmers, driving their preference with localized farming knowledge, offers and coupon. To Promote their new mobile community, 8VILLAGES helped BAYER CROP SCIENCES mobilize its existing marketing assets in the fields and enabled multi-channel opt-ins.

- Allowed farmers to create brand-sponsored groups via SMS, generating high referral rates.
- Enabled content creation by a local network of experts from universities and public departments of agriculture.
- Allow farmers to opt-in via SMS to a simple shortcode and enjoy the service for free.
By creating opt-in opportunities across their entire marketing funnel, BCS achieved a high opt-in rate and quickly developed a viable mobile community

- 95% of approached farmers opted-in
- 30% of users directly interacting with the brand
- 20% of farmers enjoying and redeeming points at the local points of sale
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Indonesia
Jl KH Noer Ali, No.6D Kampung Dua
Bekasi Barat
Indonesia 17145
Phone. (62-21) 885 3808


Singapore
1 Fifth Avenue
#03-08 Guthrie House
Singapore 268802


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