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State Bank of India: The Role of Start-ups in Agriculture

Understanding the Agri startup ecosystem, to be able to identify the scope & opportunities for startups in the agriculture sector and to understand the role of start-ups in agriculture.

The Role of Start-ups in Agriculture
4 weeks
2–4 hours per week
Progress at your own speed

About this course

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In a knowledge-based society, innovation is the driving force of the economy on all levels and in all types of organisations. Start-ups are companies or ventures that are focused on few products or services that the founders want to bring to market.

This course discusses the various stages of formation and development of a start-up. It provides the basic knowledge needed in starting and operating Agri start-ups. The course also covers the different concepts in start-ups ecosystem, the modes of funding and financing and the role of start-ups in Agriculture

At a glance

  • Language: English
  • Video Transcript: English

What you'll learn

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  1. Agri-startup ecosystem
  2. Role of start-ups in agriculture and allied activities
  3. Agri startup developmental phases
  4. Scope, opportunities and challenges of startups in agriculture and allied activities

The content deliverable in this 4-weeks’ course, is as under:







Week 1


1. Agri start-up ecosystem


* Definition, Principle and focus areas of Agri start-ups

* Overview and need of Agri start-ups

* Different stages of formation

* Funding & Finance

2. Scope & opportunities


* Scope and opportunities of startups in agriculture.

Week 2


Role of Start-ups in agriculture and allied activities


* Crop production

* Soil testing

* Precision farming

* Digital technology such as drones, IOT, Robotics etc.

* Poultry, Dairy, Fishery etc.

Week 3


Role of Agri-start-up in Post-harvest Management


* Marketing

* Agri value chain

* Agri supply chain

Week 4


Emerging trends, challenges, way forward and conclusion


* New trends emerging for Agri start-ups

* Challenges & Problems

* Way forward and conclusion

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