Aquaculture for all

Rajamanohar Somasundaram

Founder and CEO, Aquaconnect
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is the founder and CEO of Aquaconnect - an aquaculture platform with embedded fintech that uses satellite remote sensing and artificial intelligence to enable aquaculture farmers, retailers, and seafood buyers to increase access to formal credit, farm inputs and post-harvest markets by introducing predictability and transparency into the value chain.

It won FICCI’s 'Best Agri Startup in Application of Digital Technologies 2021’ and the ‘Most Innovative AgTech Start-up (Mature Stage) 2022’, and was also listed in ‘Forbes Asia 100 to watch 2021’ and ‘World-Changing Ideas 2020’ by Fast Company.

It recently raised $15 million in a Series A funding round led by Lok Capital and Louis Dreyfus Company Ventures.

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