Gruhas Gusto Kicks Off Its Maiden Cohort Accelerator Programme

This initiative will empower these start-ups with strategic investments, expert guidance, etc.

Gruhas, Jubilant Bhartia Family Office, DLF Family Office, and Anthill Ventures jointly launched their first cohort of Gruhas Gusto. It is a food tech accelerator programme.  

The cohort features seven start-ups poised to reshape the landscape of the food and food tech industry. This initiative will empower these start-ups with strategic investments, expert guidance, and unparalleled market access opportunities, fostering innovation and sustainability throughout the sector. 

The programme officially launches on 18 March 2024 with an event that will circulate on introductions, keynote addresses, and extensive networking. 

The selected start-ups encompass a diverse range of ground-breaking solutions aligned with focus areas including food logistics and infra, health foods, tech-powered solutions, agritech and packaging tech, food waste, FMCG, cloud kitchens, restaurants, and QSRS along with retail distribution.   

Abhijeet Pai, co-founder of Gruhas, said, “The food and beverage tech industry is at its inflection of innovation, market size and potential. Gruhas understands that after AgriTech, food and foodtech demand more attention going forward. With this thought, we look forward to supporting this first incoming Cohort of Gruhas Gusto as they navigate the F&B Tech industry and scale new innovations and concepts.”  

Sailesh Sigatapu, partner at Anthill Ventures, said, “We provide a venue for founders to bring their vision to life while ensuring that their idea is commercially feasible and financially healthy by delivering a combination of concentrated mentoring, information sessions, and money. We are devoted to assisting each cohort to exceed its potential and making a difference in the industry. 

The program gains additional strength through strategic partnerships with RPSG Capital Ventures, Omnivore, Caspian Equity, Sathguru Catalysers, Venture Catalysts, Mumbai Angels, Upaya Social Ventures, Lead Angels, FAAD Network, and more. 

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