Aqgromalin is building a full stack AgTech platform that helps farmers diversify into animal husbandry and aquaculture.
The Chennai-based startup provides a data-backed, traceable, supply chain to farmers, butchers and meat companies for their poultry, seafood and livestock needs.
In India, animal husbandry and aquaculture farmers find it difficult to find a consistent source and secure timely delivery of quality live input materials for their farm. Traders, butchers and exporters face a similar problem at the other end of the equation: a lack of consistent, quality supply of a variety of animal products. The entire value chain is plagued by supply chain disruptions and demand fluctuations, resulting in unpredictable incomes for stakeholders.
Aqgromalin tackles these hurdles by integrating the grower and trader ecosystems on their technology platform, AQAI. The AQAI platform enables farmers to access quality inputs delivered to the farm-gate, giving them a wider choice of species and price discovery. On the downstream side, the platform enables the animal trade ecosystem to source a wide variety of animal produce with predictable supply and consistent quality. Via AQAI, Agromalim offers end-to-end traceability of the produce to downstream partners.
Aqgromalin was founded in Chennai by Bharani CL and Prasanna Manogaran in October 2020. Bharani’s career spans management consulting, strategy, and business roles at Frost & Sullivan, Renault Nissan Automotive India and TVS Motor Company. Prasanna founded Axiom Academy, an EdTech startup, in 2008 that was acquired by TalentSpirit in 2013.