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Entrepreneurs, enterprises and VCs explored initiatives to improve India’s agritech sector at AWS AgriTech Day 2019

Entrepreneurs, enterprises and VCs explored initiatives to improve India’s agritech sector at AWS AgriTech Day 2019

  • From March 7-9, 2019, Amazon Internet Services in association with Omnivore and SatSure, hosted AgriTech Day 2019 at Mumbai, Delhi and Hyderabad .
  • The event brought together 288 agritech startups across 3 cities who were eager to learn how to run lean and scale fast while building new-age products.
  • The keynote address was delivered at different cities by Chandra Balani, Head Geographic Incubation, India & SAARC region, Amazon Internet Services and Aamir Jariwala, VC Business Development, Amazon Internet Services.
  • "We reduce losses, wastage, and cost finance and try to increase farm productivity and yield, and so on, to help move India's vitally important sector, agriculture to a better place," said Amardeep.
  • The panel at Mumbai comprised Noshir Colah, Partner, Aavishkaar; Ritu Verma, Co-Founder and Managing Partner, Ankur Capital Fund; Puneet Kumar, VP, Nexus Venture Partners; Arjit Johri, Bharat Innovation Fund; and Jinesh Shah, Managing Partner, Omnivore.
  • In Hyderabad, the panel comprised Naho Shigeta, CEO, Infobridge Holdings; Emmanuel V Murray, Senior Advisor, Caspian Impact Investment Adviser Pvt Ltd; Anirudh Sarda, Equity Officer, Oikocredit; Vijay Nadiminti, COO, a-IDEA, Technology Business Incubator of NAARM; and Subhadeep Sanyal, Principal, Omnivore.


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