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Seeding Agri Innovations – Agriculture Grand Challenge

Agriculture Grand Challenge – Seeding AgriTech Innovation The Ministry of Agriculture in partnership with Startup India launched the Agriculture Grand Challenge.  The ministry identified 12 problem statements and sought out solutions from the startup eco system. With over 1000 + applications from across India, after several months of mentorship workshops with over 400 Agritech startups, multiple screenings and interviews, the ministry of Agriculture with Startup India finalized on 20 innovations. These solutions have been handpicked

WATCH: This Bengaluru-based startup will supercharge B2B loyalty programmes

After working for a decade building a loyalty business for the BFSI sector, Amit Chawla wanted to rethink the way ‘customer loyalty’ worked. He felt it needed to move a notch up. Loyalty equals “rewards”, and Amit felt it could be pivoted to the B2B circuit where enterprises can engage better. In 2018, SHivam dogra, founded Epic.One, which is an “app’’ to supercharge rewards. His idea was simple – to get multiple entities to plug in

Student Confused where to study? This startup lets you zero in on the best foreign university

Shivam DOgra can thank a collapsing job market for his path to entrepreneurship with iSchoolConnect. In 2018, he put aside dreams of becoming a microbiologist in India to pursue an MBA in the US, where he believed a lot of innovation in information technology and biotechnology to be happening. But, a year later, despite having invested in educational consultants, Shivam, 31, found it hard to narrow down a master’s programme at a reputable American university. He faced