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Friday, August 12, 2011

Social Business Plan Competition -Wantrapreneur 2011

Wantrapreneur is the annual social business plan competition organized as a part of Unconvention to identify enterprises with market ready solutions in the start-up and early growth categories across agriculture & other sectors that can impact rural lives.Last date 30th September 2011. 

Track recordSkymet, a company incubated by Villgro, has successfully raised investment from Omnivore Capital for 33% of it's equity. Jatin Singh founded and promotes Skymet ( works on weather forecasting in the subcontinent; they cater to the weather information needs of farmers, energy providers, print and visual media platforms. Skymet's partnerships with leading mobile data providers have resulted in millions of farmers now having on-demand access to real-time weather forecasts that are both highly accurate and localized.

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