World Economic Forum (WEF) features two Indian startups in the list of 'Technology Pioneers'
World Economic Forum (WEF) has featured two Indian startups My Crop Technologies and SocialCops in this year's list of 'Technology Pioneers' among 61 early-stage companies from across the world for innovation. The Technology Pioneer list consists of early-stage companies from around the world that are involved in the design, development, and deployment of new technologies and innovations. In the past WEF has included Airbnb, bluebird bio, Bloom Energy, Cyberdyne, Editas Medicine, Foundation Medicine, Google, Kaggle, Kickstarter, Mozilla etc. in its list of Technology Pioneers.
My crop is trying to enable and empower the farmers by creating an Innovative ecosystem with latest technologies which help them to grow. My crop provides a combination of Big Data, Sensors, Drones, UAVs and UGVs, and Intelligent Algorithms to collect the data, analyze it.
Social Cops deals with different sectors such as government, Nonprofit, and FMCG by providing them data-driven decisions to improve efficiency.
“The thing that separates SocialCops is the passion of the founders and clarity of their purpose. They are the easiest group to work with if you want to use big data to look beyond just marketing and revenue. Data has a bigger purpose, and SocialCops helps you get there”, says Vijay Nair, CEO, OML.
These 61 Technology Pioneers will meet at the WEF Annual Meeting of the New Champions 2018 in Tianjin, People's Republic of China, in September. Also, According to a statement some of them will participate in the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2019 in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland, in January.
The person added that "As leaders of innovation, they will be supported by the Forum's new Centre of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, and contribute to fostering the innovation ecosystem and delivering critical mass to solve global challenges,"