Project Manager- Agri BioNest
Educational Qualification & Experience:
He is an agribusiness professional having 4 years of experience in agriculture finance & fostering entrepreneurship in agriculture. He joined a-IDEA since July, 2015 where his current job role is to scout & assist the entrepreneurs through incubation, acceleration. He’s also involved in drafting funding proposals, facilitating the investments with investors, taking care of new initiatives. He has been actively involved in running India’s unique Food & Agribusiness Accelerator, AGRI UDAAN in 2015 & 2017. Ajit has witnessed approx. 400 startups pitches & curated more than 25 agri startups to align their overall business operations. In addition to this, Ajit is a Legislative Fellow since Fall 2017 selected by U.S. State Department and spent 5 weeks in USA in networking & having exposure to Food Safety Policies & Regulations apart from meeting the local incubators, startups & investors. After B.Sc. (Ag.), he pursued his MBA (PGDABM) from NIAM, Jaipur in 2014. Before joining a-IDEA NAARM he has worked with Kotak Mahindra Bank as Deputy Manager and served Jodhpur & Jaipur from May, 2014 to 30th June, 2015.
Overall operations of Agri BioNEST~ A BioIncubator to scout & nurture agri-biotech entrepreneurs/startups PAN India and make them ready with the product, go to market strategies & finally investment ready. Seed funding facilitation to the incubatees.