Ag-Tech in India- Investment Landscape Report 2021

 

WE ACCELERATE INNOVATIONS & INVESTMENTS IN INDIAN FOOD & AGRICULTURE

Launched in late 2018, ThinkAg is India’s first not-for-profit Food & Ag Tech platform aggregating Innovators, Incubators & Accelerators, Investors, Corporates, Government, and other stakeholders of the ecosystem to improve the outcomes in Food & Agriculture

THE PLATFORM

ThinkAg aims to enable rapid scale up of innovations in AgTech & FoodTech by building a multi-stakeholder network, nurturing partnerships and creating knowledge, that will accelerate investments in the sector. The platform is connected with over 1000 active AgFoodFin Tech startups & scale-ups in India and overseas. The platform also supports cross-border expansion of Ag innovations.  

A curated dialogue among Tech Innovators, mentors, Corporates and other ecosystem stakeholders, to enable scale up of innovations and partnerships

Curated engagement between Individual Corporates and Food & Ag Tech Innovators through development of joint projects / pilots

Practitioner-based knowledge sharing platform that fosters open innovation on nuanced problem areas within the Ag & Food supply chain

 
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AGLAB

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AGPARTNERSHIP

Audiovisual Conference

AGCONNECT

 

FOCUS AREAS

ThinkAg is working with Innovators, Corporates and the Government in the Agriculture and Allied Sectors, Post-harvest Value Addition, Agriculture Finance & Insurance,  Smart Proteins, etc.

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Smart Production

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Risk Mitigation

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Supply Chain Optimization

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Food Waste Reduction

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Next Gen nutrition

Next-Gen Nutrition

Smart Production

 

OUR  MEMBERS & PARTNERS

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BECOME A MEMBER OF THINKAG

Currently, ThinkAg's membership subscription is available for Ag & Food Corporates, Foundations and AgTech scale-ups only.

 ThinkAg (IKP Centre for Advancement in Agricultural Practice) is a Section 8 not-for-profit company and is eligible to receive funds under CSR grant and its activities can be classified under “Social Business Projects"

For membership enquiries, please mail to info@thinkag.co.in / abhijit@thinkag.co.in

 

TEAM

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RAM KAUNDINYA

Mr Kaundinya has 35 years of operating experience in agriinput industry, the last assignment being the  CEO of Advanta. Thought leader in seed and biotech industry. An advisor and consultant now, he  works closely with agrientrepreneurship development programs and funds. He is an Independent Director with Syngenta India. Management Graduate from IIMA.

RAMAN AHUJA

In a career spanning 27 years, his experience spans across agribusiness value chains, consumer products, and ingredients industries, operating in Indian and International markets. Since March 2013, he works as an independent advisor and consultant in food & agriculture – with startups, private sector and with multilateral agencies like - The World Bank Group (Transport, Food & Agriculture, AgriFin), ADB, FAO, IFPRI (International Food Policy Research Institute), US Aid, etc.

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HEMENDRA MATHUR

Hemendra is working as Venture Partner with Bharat Innovations Fund.  He has over 20 years of experience in venture capital, private equity, management consulting and investment banking. Hemendrahas significant  investing experience across sectors in the agricultural and food supply chain. Hemendrain his career has worked with SEAF, Yes Bank, Rabobank, KSA Technopak, and ORG MARG (Nielsen). He is a management graduate from IIM (Ahmedabad) and Agricultural Engineer from Rajasthan Agricultural University.

ANKUR CAPITAL

Ankur Capital is an early stage venture capital fund that invests in opportunities created by rising aspirations and digital access for the next billion Indians. More than 60% of Ankur’sportfolio consists of companies in the food and agriculture sector.  Our in-house portfolio acceleration team, works with our companies in various functional areas to enable them to achieve their goals.

 

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