Agribusiness|Unconvention 2018
Feb 23, 2018
10:00 AM - 07:30 PM (America/New_York)
Ballroom, LemonTree Premier Hotel, Hi-Tech City, Madhapur
Hyderabad,India View map →

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Villgro presents Unconvention|Agri-business, a sector-centric social enterprise conference designed to unearth and inspire social entrepreneurs and in turn grow the social enterprise movement deeper in India. Unconvention focuses on building pipeline, inspiring, discovering and nurturing social enterprises that have the potential for high impact on the lives of the poor while activating nationwide eco-systems and stakeholders in the sector.

What can you expect?

Sector Specific conversations

The social enterprise ecosystem is evolving from a generic format to a more sector focused format and Unconvention|Agriculture is embracing this spirit. Each conversation will deeply examine challenges unique to the agriculture industry and allied sub-sectors in India.

Innovation as the Solution

Unconvention seeks to emphasize the importance of product innovation and sustainable market based models to solve persistent problems facing Indian farmers. The core of the conference explores the role of innovation in creating impact at the bottom of the pyramid while building sustainable enterprises

In focus: Entrepreneur

In addition to various stakeholders from the sector including impact investors, government representatives and industry experts. Unconvention brings together entrepreneurs to share their perspective on the need of the hour.

  1. ​Ballroom, LemonTree Premier Hotel,
    Hi-Tech City, Madhapur,
    Hyderabad, Telangana, India
    View map →

23rd Feb - Agribusiness|Unconvention

15 Agri-entrepreneurs will have the opportunity to pitch their enterprise in a closed room curated session to India's top impact investors in the Agri-domain. 

Some of the investors at the session are:

1. George Thomas - Founder & MD, CapAleph Advisors India Pvt Ltd
2. Hemendra Mathur - Venture Partner, Bharat Innovations Fund
3. Jinesh Shah - Founding Parter, Omnivore VC
4. Arindom Datta - Asia Head: Sustainability Banking, Rabobank

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*Please note, participation in the conference is a requisite to apply for the closed room investor pitch*

Opportunity to get mentored and receive feedback on your business model, go-to-market strategy and financing options from 2 Industry experts:

Kairas Vakharia - Senior VP & Business Head of Farm Machinery, Mahindra & Mahindra
Leads Trringo: digitally enabled tractor and farm machinery rental start-up.

Anil Kumar - MD &CEO, Samunnati Financial Intermediation & Services
Samunnati focusses on agribusiness value chain finance for Inclusive Growth. Their focus is on funding actors in the agriculture & allied activities through a value chain finance approach. They raised Rs. 150cr from ResponsAbility Investments last month. 

If you would like to participate in the MentorMeet please fill up this form

The form will be live until 4pm on 22nd Feb

Organiser : Villgro Innovations Foundation

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