Hyderabad: Hyderabad-based startup catalyst T-Hub on Wednesday announced its with Beanstalk AgTech, a venture builder focusing on high-growth Agricultural Technology (AgTech) companies across the Asia-Pacific region, for the Australia-India AgTech Market Access Programme. Sponsored by the Australian Government – Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, the programme will start in early 2019 and aims to solve important agricultural sector problems in both the countries.
The programme is the ﬁrst bilateral platform between the two countries that provides a tailored and structured pathway for cross-border growth of AgTech startups. T-Hub and Beanstalk AgTech will select twelve AgTech startups from both countries that can solve agricultural problems of Australia and India respectively using advanced technologies.
“For this programme, we will select startups with brilliant solutions for the agriculture sector and who are ready to explore a new market. We are positive that this partnership will help strengthen the vibrant entrepreneurial ecosystems in both India and Australia, and we are proud to continue being one of the best scaling engines for startups from around the world,” said Srinivas Kollipara, CEO, T-Hub.
“This challenge-led market access platform will ensure that AgTech companies making the journey across borders are solving specific challenges that speak to their comparative strengths. Through this partnership, Beanstalk AgTech and T-Hub will support these high-growth companies to access networks and capability development to ensure their solutions can be localised to drive strong commercial, social and environmental outcomes in the agricultural sector,” said William Taing, co-founder, Beanstalk AgTech.