The Agricultural Entrepreneurship Challenge, 2021

Incubation, Mentorship, Grants and Upto ₹5 Lacs in Cash Prizes

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About the Program:

AIC GUSEC in association with HnyB Tech-Incubations Pvt. Ltd. has launched agrovation challenge at agrovation – The Agricultural Entrepreneurship Summit, 2021 on 24th July 2021. The challenge is launched statewide calling all the agricultural entrepreneurs, startups, innovators or ideators in the field of Agriculture. 

agrovation challenge aims to support innovation and entrepreneurs who are trying to solve key problems faced by farmers and the entire agriculture value chain with the use of various technologies, blockchain, AI/ML etc.

Women In Agriculture | Webinar

August 4th ,2021
03:00 PM- 04:00 PM
Samitha Haldar

Head of Partnerships, Digital Green

Dr. Sarika Kulkarni

Founder, RAAH Foundation

Digital Agriculture | Webinar

August 12th ,2021
03:00 PM- 04:00 PM
Sivakumar Palaniswamy


Surajit sinha

VP-AgriTech, Farmsio

Boot Camp | Agro-challenge 2021

September 27th ,2021
01:45 PM- 02:00 PM


02:00 PM- 02:40 PM
Hemendra Mathur

Venture Capital

02:40 PM- 03:20 PM
Deepak Pareek

CEO, Agriwatch

03:20 PM- 04:00 PM
Anu Meena


Focus Areas:

AI & ML Agriculture
Digital Tools & Platforms
Biotech & Fintech in Agriculture
Urban / Vertical Farming
Smart Agriculture
Innovative Food Technology
Agri Waste Management
Sustainable harvest & post harvest tech
Agricultural value chains
Skill development for farmers
Warehouse Management

Who can apply? / Eligibility Criteria:

Eligibility for Individuals & Teams

  • Any individual with an innovation from matching focus areas
  • Should be a citizen of India
  • Individuals may apply as a team for one innovation 


Eligibility for Start-Ups/MSMEs:

  • Companies include start-ups, MSMEs (Idea or PoC)
  • The company should be registered in India and majority ownership should be Indian

Seed support upto ₹50 lacs

Prizes Up to ₹5 lacs

Entrepreneurship Coaching
Personalized Mentoring
Investors connect
Assistance in validation & testing
Coworking and infrastructure
IPR/ Patent facilitation
Cloud Credits
Seed Support