AgNext Technologies, India’s leading agritech start-up, has been selected by Google India for the fifth edition of Google for Startups Accelerator (GFSA) India. The three-month accelerator program recognizes deep-tech start-ups that are focused on solving India-specific challenges using AI and ML technologies. Out of the 700 start-ups screened for the program, AgNext, along with 15 other start-ups, has been selected to be part of the GFSA India program.
AgNext is Punjab-based award-winning agritech start-up that has been globally recognized for its pioneering work in building and implementing deep-tech solutions for food assessment and accelerating quality-based trade. AgNext has successfully built integrated hardware, software and data-analytics solutions that culminate into a one-stop full stack platform ‘Qualix’, which helps agribusinesses in addressing food quality issues.
On the selection in the eminent GFSA program, Mr. Taranjeet Singh Bhamra, Founder & CEO of AgNext, said “As a deep-tech start-up, the recognition of AgNext’s AI-led solutions by Google India is an honor and substantiation that we are headed in the right direction. We are thrilled to be part of this program and look forward to engaging with the Google team to receive mentorship and support across domains of technology, product strategy and marketing. At AgNext, we aim to use the power of AI to solve the core issues of quality to transform global food trade and agricultural systems. Through this accelerator program, we will strengthen our technological foundation to scale to newer commodities and newer geographies.”
Presently, the company uses its deep tech solutions for food quality analysis of commodities such as grains/oilseeds, milk, tea leaves, spices and animal feed. By promoting digital solutions to support food procurement, storage and trade operations, AgNext is creating significant value for agribusinesses. Furthermore, these digital interventions are helping to bring more trust, speed and transparency across food value chains.
The key benefits of the GFSA India program are three months long equity free support, mentorship from Google teams and other industry experts, training in design and marketing, leadership workshops, strategic support on company and product development, Google product credit for tech stack, and also the opportunity to partner with Google on an advanced technology project.