IOT/AI


  

Ask me Almost Anything with Krishna Kumar, CEO, Cropin Technology

Cropin provides Farm-Businesses/Growers with farm management software and mobile apps, which enable them to do connected, and data driven farming. It allows them to take advantage of real time data and insight from farms (an accurate view of their operation throughout the entire growing season) and to improve financial, operational and agronomical aspects.Their solution includes mobile apps, crop analytics, sales insights and warehouse integration. Krishna Kumar is the Founder and CEO of Cropin. From leaving his job at GE to to digitizing over 2.1 million acres of farmland and enriching the lives of 500,000 + farmers, he has come a long way. Cropin have been funded by Singapore-based early-stage fund Beenext and Denmark’s Sophia Investment ApS & Ankur Capital etc. He is here with us ti...

How Artificial Intelligence will Revolutionize Social Media?

Artificial Intelligence is a new trend in the world of advertisement and recommendations.  It is effective at making an impact on social media to allow businesses efficiently discover, engage, and learn from their followers. There are many ways of summarizing Artificial Intelligence; one of which is a Social Artificial Intelligence, which enables one to collect and select user-generated content, and data from social media channels through customer history. This allows them to generate relevant content and as a result, vouches for a better user experience for the followers. Now-a-days, Social Networks invest in Social AI Technologies. Many brands have yet to turn to social AI to engage their audiences, target new customers, and analyse huge volumes of social data collected in the process. T...

VezaMart.com – Productive, Predictable & Profitable Farming

India ranks among the top producing nations of major agricultural commodities. However it produces far lower quantities of these commodities than it could. India’s yield rates are drastically lower than its global peers. One of the main reasons for this gap is the lack of knowledge at the farmers’ end in how to make their production effective and sustainable. This, coupled with lack of timely availability of quality agri-inputs leads to low productivity. VezaMart aims to bridge this yield gap by providing a mobile based solution which processes farm level data and provides personalized and actionable information to the farmers, helps them buy quality inputs and use them efficiently thus improving productivity, quality & predictability of produce. We intervene in the followi...

The Pitch – Precily, AI based document summary

Artificial Intelligence is still a little understood concept. Most people still imagine a humanoid when they think of AI. Precisely why, we are trying to bring out specific use cases of AI to explain the technology better. We talk to Bharath Rao, CEO of Precily, to understand how they are using AI. 1. Tell us about Precily, how is it unique? Precily is an AI based text summary engine that can be deployed on a variety of platforms. Can you mention some specific use cases? Something in the making that is not launched yet? Precily churns text generated in different verticals anc converts them into an easy to consume format. This saves executives, students, researchers considerable time and money. Further, Precily can convert long business discussions into brief snippets obviating the need for...

farmguru.in – India’s No.1 Online Agri Group

Farmguru is a commerce & community platform for farmers. We aggregate farmers using their mobile phones and provide them access to high-quality farm inputs directly to their farms from curated suppliers at transparent prices. We provide seeds, crop protection, crop nutrition and tools & equipment to farms. Our customer profile includes Progressive Farmers, Modern Farms, Polyhouses/Nurseries, FPOs, Farmer Groups and Individual Farmers. Farmguru started operations in Jan 2015 and today we are India’s largest group-buying platform for farm inputs with a reach extending to 400,000+ farms across Maharashtra, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and other parts of the country. The team at farmguru has experience in building hybrid e-commerce networks spanning lakhs of stores across rural and semi-urban...

AgriTalk with Hemendra Mathur, Venture Partner at Bharat Innovations Fund

  Bharat Innovations Fund is a unique public-private-academia venture platform to catalyze transformational solutions for emerging sectors in India including agriculture, clean technology, healthcare and digital technology. The Fund is housed at IIM Ahmedabad’s entrepreneurship centre – Centre for Innovation Incubation and Entrepreneurship (CIIE). Here, he is in talks with Om Routray from NASSCOM.  It is being said that today agitech is where ecommerce was a decade back. How much real potential do you see in the sector? Agtech can solve majority of problems in Indian agriculture. The food demand is consistently growing however supply has been constrained and distorted because of inefficiencies and lack of transparency. Agtech innovations can increase farmer income; improve efficiency ...

Anaxee Digital Runners: REACH Bharat

At Anaxee Digital Runners Pvt Ltd, we are building India’s largest last-mile verification & data collection network of 250000 Digital Runners (shared feet-on-street, tech-enabled) to help Businesses & Consumers reach remotest parts of India, on-demand.  Agritech companies can use this tech enabled platform to promote their product/services/app in remote areas of India, and also for completing KYC/eKYC/eSign formalities while giving financial assistance to farmers. Feet-on-street for Data collection / Survey available in 26 States of India, with reach in Tier 2, 3 and 4 towns & villages. More details on http://www.anaxee.com

CityGreens – Enabling city dwellers to access healthy, safe and fresh food

Using principles of Vertical Farming, we are creating indigenous technology (Patent Pending) that enables city dwellers to grow Safe, Healthy and Fresh produce in minimal space at prices less than half of what similar technology may cost in West. We are a Startup recognized by Govt. of India’s Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion, Ministry of Commerce under ‘StartupIndia’ initiative. We are working on the dual mission to solve the problem of access to Safe, Healthy and Fresh food for urban dwellers who are witnessing a rapid rise in chronic and life-threatening ailments due to increased consumption of food laden with harmful chemicals and pesticides. In parallel, we are working on developing technologies that can increase agricultural productivity per sq. ft. mul...