Emerging Social Enterprises 2018

Afforestt is a service provider for creating natural, wild, maintenance free, native forests at the lowest possible cost.

Agrostar is a AgTech start-up working to provide a complete range of agri solutions at the fingertips of farmers. The platform enable farmers to significantly improve their productivity and income.

Ayzh is a social enterprise based in India that develops products focusing on the health of women. The organisation is working to uplift the lives of women in India and around the world.

Cropin is a farm management company with the focus on increasing efficiency, scaling productivity and strengthen sustainability in the agriculture sector in India.

Em3 Agri Services helps in increasing agricultural productivity by bringing tech & mechanization for the farming community on a Pay-for-Use basis. The company also uses IT and telecom services, financial services etc. to integrate and strengthen the value proposition.

Ecozen Solutions provides renewable energy based products for the agriculture sector such as Solar Cold Storage and Solar water pumps.

EnAble India work towards empowering persons with disability. It’s core activities includes employment of people with disabilities.

Frontier Markets is a last-mile distribution company with a mission to simplify the lives of rural customers by providing them with access to quality clean energy solutions through our network of digitized rural entrepreneurs, with women at the center of the value chain.

Gramophone provide farmers with timely information, technology and right kind of inputs to achieve better yields through the mobile phones. It helps famers buy genuine crop protection, crop nutrition, seeds, implements and agri hardware at their doorstep.

Greenway blends modern technology and user-centric co-creation to make high-performance appliances such as Stoves, Solar Lights and water Purifiers that solve some of the most critical needs of rural Indian consumers.

Innovision worked on a flagship product, BrailleMe, a low-cost smart Braille assistant developed to provide digital accessibility to the visually impaired. BrailleMe enables reading via a tactile screen comprising electromechanically actuated pins (digital output), typing via a Braille keypad (input) and navigation of digital content.

Karo Sambhav through its technology enabled e-waste management programme provides producers and global brands with comprehensive Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) services. It has tied up with International Finance Corporation for runnin e-waste programs.

Pollinate Energy offers a range of products, including large solar home systems, water filters, solar fans, clean cookstoves. In order to continue making the products accessible to families at the “bottom of the pyramid,” they have introduced new pay-as-you-go (PAYG) solar technology, which acts like a prepaid SIM card.

Through the use of digital technology RML Tech (FarmBee) is making data driven precision agriculture solutions available to farmers at a small cost.

Saahas Zero Waste works on a decentralized waste management model with 3 primary objectives of Zero Waste Programme, Extended Producer Responsibility and production of a range of Recycled Products.

Sakha Consulting Wings is a taxi aggregator company based in Delhi and jaipur. The taxis are driven exclusively by woman drivers for women passengers. It also provides facility to book a cab through calling, through their website or through their mobile application.

With over 20+ customized solar products in its portfolio, SELCO offers a wide variety of solar products across different consumer categories.

SHEROES is a platform for Women, which is a space, where members discuss health, careers, relationships, and share their life stories, achievements and moments. There is a dedicated helpline where members can also talk to counsellors for one to one guidance.

Simpa sells solar power systems on financing to households and shops in rural India.
Customers make a small initial payment to have the solar PV system installed, then it’s simply pay-as-you-go for the electricity.

Skymet is India’s first private weather forecasting company that delivers forecasts to farmers via mobile phones. Apart from providing forecasts on temperature, rainfall, humidity, etc., Skymet also started providing agri-advisory and crop statistics. It now has its own sensors at 800 points in different states.

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Emerging Social Enterprises 2018

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