Almaw Molla

Almaw Molla

Coffee Resurrect, Inc

The first Biotech company in Africa to create Personal care, Nutraceuticals and Food ingredients from coffee waste also known as sustainably spent coffee grounds.

Major Achievements

  • Created additional income source for small scale African coffee farmers, helping them to get a better prices of their green coffee beans;
  • Will divert 500,000 Metric tons of coffee wastes across Africa by 2024;
  • Is among early and growth stage companies named as a top 10 startups of Africa and the only Ethiopian finalist at Entrepreneurship World Cup (EWC) 2021;
  • Winner of “Founder of the Year” Eastern Africa Startup Awards 2021.
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Waste Management


Founder and CEO


2019/20 – Addis Ababa, Ethiopia