About Us

Krishitantra is a leading soil data & health management company, with our cutting-edge technology, we help farmers and the Agricultural value chain to become more profitable and sustainable.

What do we do?

We build applications for farmers to make them more sustainable individuals to get maximum yield from their farms.

Business to Business - API

With a vision to build a soil map of the country and enable farmers with good agricultural practices, we have developed indigenous state-of-art soil testing solutions along with API for the entire B2B ecosystems in the segment of the agricultural input, including Agri loan and insurance.

Vision:

To design and develop disruptive solutions for the Agri eco-system, which are robust, cost-effective, and easy-to-operate, that enables productivity and profitability of farmers.

Mission:

To specialize in “Soil Health Management” enabling and motivating farmers to balance the use of fertilizers while protecting their soil fertility and improving their livelihood.

How we Capture data:

Data Security:

  1. Understand data technologies and databases.
  2. Identify and classify sensitive data.
  3. Create a data usage policy.
  4. Control access to sensitive data.
  5. Implement change management and database auditing.
  6. Use data encryption.
  7. Back up your data.

Our Team

Sandeep Kondaji

Founder & CEO

An astute businessman and serial entrepreneur with 10+ years of experience, SandeepKondaji specialised in instrumentation engineering under the penumbra of Visvesvaraya Technological University. He kicked off his career inthe Middle East, where he began his entrepreneurial journey in telematics. His interest in sustainable energy and consulting experienceon green buildings, prompted him to devote his knowledge and efforts towards solving global challenges in agriculture. Taking pride in his lineage of agrarians and armed with a strong technical background, his aspirations were duty-bound towards working out a fix for the adversity of farmer woes. Sandeep hobnobbed with two of his associates and found “Krishitantra” inspiring the start-up with the intention of bringing happiness to the farmers.

Dr. Vishnu Prasada Bhat

Co-Founder & CTO

Hailing from a devout upbringing and equipped with a PhD in Electronics with more than a decades experience in the field, Vishnu is a man of few words with a forte for inventiveness. Spearheading research and development, the team under his wing, relentlessly works towards engineering state-of-art technologies and products to address the most demanding and compelling problems in agriculture. Apart from inheriting agriculture tract and traditional knowledge from his descendants, he is passionate about bringing happiness to farmers by integrating technology and farming.

Anand B R

Co-Founder & COO

After a long stint of 16+ years with global IT giants in India’s Silicon Valley, Anand’s unconventional entry into agriculture has been an awe-inspiring journey. Delving into hydroponics at a time when it was nascent, he left no stone unturned to become well-versed in his chosen field. One can reckon his agronomy competence through his consulting practice. Backed by a graduation in Chemistry and empiric knowledge in farming with rich experience in sales, he holds scientific farming in high esteem. While stewarding operations at Krishitantra, he strives towards bringing happiness to farmers by transforming their approach towards scientific farming by introducing modern state-of-art tools and technologies.

Investors

NABVENTURES

NABVENTURES is a venture growth equity fund that invests in agtech, foodtech, agri/rural fintech and rural healthtech/edtech at early to mid-stage.

Omnivore

Omnivore is a venture capital firm, based in India, which funds entrepreneurs building the future of agriculture and food systems. Omnivore pioneered agritech investing in India, backing over 20 startups since 2011.

IIT Bombay

Established in 1958, the second of its kind is recognised worldwide as a leader in the field of engineering education and research.

IIM Kozhikode LIVE

LIVE is a business incubator and entrepreneurship development centre of IIM Kozhikode set-up with the support of Department of Science and Technology, Government of India. Established in June 2016.

Indigram Labs Foundation (ILF)

indigram Labs Foundation (ILF) was founded in 2015, as a Technology Business Incubator with the support of NSTEDB, DST, GoI. We believe that entrepreneurs have a unique opportunity to make the positive global change while remaining profitable.

Advisory Board

C M Patil

Decade and half of Entrepreneurial journey demonstrating leadership skills with a consistent track record of taking ideas to solutions, building teams, manage sales, operations, Customers, partner-network, raising capital and investor relationship. Building entrepreneurial ecosystem by putting entrepreneurs in driving seat.

Dr. Bindhumadhav H

Dr Bindumadhava’s expertise lies in the confluence of Agri, Data & Tech. With over 20 years post-PhD of diverse but deep experience in leveraging Research for Development, Teaching and Extension led Agri & allied ecosystem programs.

Dr. Brajendra Parmar

Dr Brajendra is a trained soil fertility/chemistry/microbiology scientist by profession. He has more than 17 years of experience in research, developing soil technologies, soil extension and popularizing the sciences among the masses and making it accessible to the common people.

Incubation and accelaterates

AGRI UDAAN FOOD AND AGRIBUSINESS ACCELERATOR 3.0

AGRI UDAAN is a unique platform for scale-up stage innovators, entrepreneurs and start-ups in Food and Agribusiness sectors to showcase their products/services and to receive valuable inputs from Mentors, Incubators, R&D Institutions, Agribusiness Industry and Investors.

Bosch

Bosch Group is a leading global supplier of technology and services. Bosch improves the quality of life worldwide with products and services that are innovative and spark enthusiasm. Bosch India is one of the largest R&D centres outside Germany offering end-to-end engineering, IT & Business solutions.

Intel

Intel India Maker Lab in Bengaluru has been accelerating hardware & systems innovation and amplifying the maker capability of the startup community in India. It is collaborating with other accelerators from the government, industry, and academia.

SINE

SINE - Set up in 2004, it is one of the earliest incubators in academia with the potential to create startups focussing on economic growth, strategic value and social relevance.

Deshpande Foundation

Deshpande Startups is India's leading startup incubator for founders from and for Bharat (which is the Non-Metro region of India). It is an eco-system of resources, connections, knowledge & talent to support mission-driven entrepreneurs to scale in their venture.

Testimonials

Krishitantra is a leading soil data & health management company, with our cutting-edge technology, we help farmers and the Agricultural value chain to become more profitable and sustainable.

Crop Advisory

Selecting the right crop to increase farmer yield and to maximize the profit by taking into consideration, the market prices, climate, and irrigation facilities

Crop Advisory

Selecting the right crop to increase farmer yield and to maximize the profit by taking into consideration, the market prices, climate, and irrigation facilities

Optimize the farm technology

“Krishi Raasta” will capture initial and crucial data,it helps farmers to understand all end-to-end farming activities season-wise.

Capture the farm soil health information

Our startof art API technology will determine the major health information of the soil.

Soil data company

We capture data thru our “Krishi Raasta” device the only rapid, reliable & accurate soil technology – Validation by ICAR – Patent-pending India, USA & ISRAEL