Intuit Fasal quietly disrupting the farm market intelligence space

What happens when you breed JustDial and ZipDial with a Nasdaq 100 software company in the Indian rural countryside? You get Intuit Fasal – a powerful agtech platform with a mission to help farmers make more money! For my non-Indian readers, I should mention that  JustDial is India’s leading voice-based local search engine and ZipDial is one of the …

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Arming farmers with timely information – what it really means

Reuters Market Light (RML). ITC eChoupal. Ekgaon Technologies. IKSL. TCS mKrishi. These are some of the leading social enterprise initiatives from established companies or startups that are attempting to deliver relevant information (crop prices, subsidies, weather, crop diseases, etc.) to India’s farmers so they can make better decisions. There’s no better to understand the final …

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Differences between CSR and CSV (Creating Shared Value)

Earlier this week, I wrote an overview post on Creating Shared Value. In the foreword, I loosely described the Shared Value concept as ‘CSR on steroids’. As though anticipating such loose characterizations, the authors of the Shared Value paradigm included a section that visually summarizes the key differences between CSR and CSV. I reproduce that …

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