Aquaculture technologies platform Aquaconnect, has been selected for the fifth course of Google for Startups Accelerator (GFS)-India. The Google for Startups Accelerator-India is focused on supporting wonderful get started-ups that are resolving societal and economic troubles precise to the country, using highly developed technologies.
As lots of as seven hundred get started-ups had been screened for the programme, of which Aquaconnect, alongside with fifteen other get started-ups, have been selected to be portion of the GFSA-India programme, claimed a press assertion issued by the business.
Launched in 2017, Aquaconnect is a full-stack aquaculture technologies undertaking that pioneers in the advancement of machine discovering and satellite distant sensing technologies. The business is effective with over 35,000 fish and shrimp farmers using AI predictive instruments for better farm productiveness and connects them with official finance, insurers, and processors to make improvements to Indian aquaculture price chain effectiveness.
Less than the GFSA-India programme, Aquaconnect will have an possibility to work with Google mentors and sector authorities on tech steering, machine discovering, merchandise tactic, UX and style, management workshops and networking chances among other people.
“We are thrilled to be portion of the Google get started-up accelerator. We think that this is a wonderful validation for our technologies-enabled influence work with shrimp and fish farmers. We are on the lookout ahead to receiving mentorship and guidance from the network of Google and sector mentors for a lot more inclusive methods to navigate the troubles in the aquaculture price chain,” Rajamanohar Somasundaram, Founder & CEO of Aquaconnect, claimed in the assertion.
The business elevated $4 million in July in pre-Series A round led by Rebright Associates and Flourish Ventures. AgFunder and 6G Cash also participated in this round, alongside with present traders Omnivore and HATCH-Norway.