Gurgaon-based Krishi Network, agri-tech startup has acquired Rocket Skills, an ed-tech platform in a undisclosed amount.
With this acquisition, farmers looking to start a business with small investment will get access to advanced online mentorship and organized online courses.
Rocket skills was founded in 2020 by Mohit Jain and Vibhu Bahuguna, It is an ed-tech platform that strives to create an incredibly accessible and affordable experience for anyone looking to start a business with a small investment through high quality online mentorship and structured online courses.
The company said the Rocket Skills technology combined with the Krishi Networks will empower their network of farmers through new business capabilities. This will make it easier for farmers to access information and help them earn more profit from their land.
“Indian farmers, being our target audience, face the problem of awareness about how to grow the crop efficiently, how to get the most out of it and lack of training. After acquiring Rocket Skills, we will offer training to farmers based on their interest in farming sectors and helping those who want to start their own business. This acquisition will also help us achieve the revenue target to boost our operations further and expand our ground presence with farmers”, said, Ashish Mishra, Co-Founder, Krishi Network.
Krishi Networks was founded in 2018 by Ashish Mishra, Its platform instantly connects Indian farmers with experts, traders, produce buyers and other stakeholders in the agricultural supply-chain.
More than 40 lakh farmers are already on its platform and it aims to boost their operations and expand their on-ground presence with farmers.
The company said that we will also rebrand Rocket skills as Krishi Safal (offering on-demand training courses) and launch another unit called Krishi Plus – a complete offline subscription plan for 3 months.
“We started Rocket Skills to upskill farmers about the modern farming techniques and help them increase their production or start their own business. Now coupled with Krishi Network’s distribution and team, we are closer to achieving that vision,” said, Mohit Jain, Co-Founder, Rocket Skills.
About Krishi Networks
Krishi Network enables small and marginal farmers of Indian with better access to the market, quality input, and expertise. Krishi Network is a community platform for progressive Indian farmers to connect with experts, merchants, organized buyers, and each other. Farmers use productivity tools like – crop disease detection, mandi price visibility, merchant visibility, and question & answer forums, and weather prediction.
About Rocket Skills
Rocket Skills is the Edu-tech platform that seeks to make up-skilling through high-quality online mentorship and structured online courses an incredibly accessible and affordable experience for anyone who aspires to start a business with a small investment.
Their quest to deliver “high-quality, no-frills learning” to anybody with an internet connection is corroborated by the carefully curated list of experts who design and deliver courses with a precise, step-by-step learning approach and live video sessions for one-on-one Q&A and periodic discussions.