Traction and Validation

Awards and Recognition

  1. Team members selected from 1,400+ applicants to a pool of 44 participants at the MIT Beyond Food Bootcamp held at Hsinchu, Taiwan from Sept. 10-15th, 2017,
  2. Selected to participate at Business Model Validation Labs, held by Unreasonable Labs Institute, Boulder CO, at Kolkata, West Bengal from Oct. 17-21st, 2016,
  3. SIGO was shortlisted from 1,000+ startups in the country by DIPP, Min. of Commerce, Govt. of India for Prime Minister of India’s “StartupIndia” initiative launched on Jan. 16th, 2016, and
  4. Selected to Top 30 Technology companies within the Indian Startup Ecosystem of 1,200 companies at#TechSparks2015, a national competition held by leading media platform from 29 - 31 Oct. 2015 in Bengaluru

Publications and Media

  1. Article titled “Agri Cluster Maps can help India improve its existing Food Supply Chains” published in Agriculture World magazine, February 2016 edition, and
  2. Featured in ADM Newsletter, Youth Ki Aawaz,, Dainik Jagran, Amar Ujala, UP Patrika, and Hindustan Times.


  1. Invited as speaker at TEDx LBSIM Talk "Zero Hunger! Journey from Hope to Change...”, at Lal Bahadur Shastri Institute of Management, Dwarka, New Delhi on 18th Feb. 2017,

  2. Invited by International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), New Delhi to address “Capacity Building and Workshop Dialogue for Farmer Producer Organizations and Small-Holders in Bihar”, Patna, Bihar, held on 30th Dec. 2016,

  3. Invited by Digital India for storytelling session at Digital India Pavilion, IITF, Pragati Maidan, New Delhi, held on 17th, Nov. 2016,

  4. Invited to speak about post-harvest losses and our work by Josh meets at Lucknow, on 25th, Jun. 2016