Now open the application form for 2nd cohort of our farm to fork acceleration program "Fortissimo"

In 2018, we started our first farm to fork acceleration program called "Fortissimo" in association with Govt. of AP and selected 5 startups. In 2019, We hereby launch our 2nd cohort of Fortissimo and will select 5 startups for this cohort. This year, we will focus on partnership activity and accelerate the program with our partners (such as Startup, Corporate, Investor, Govt. etc) to provide great support/opportunity for startups to grow them up rapidly. Let's grow and create sustainable farm to fork ecosystem with us!

Who is Gastrotope

Established in 2017. Gastrotope is a farm to fork catalyst and unique accelerator which is a joint venture of 3 companies: Mistletoe, GSF India and Infobridge.

1) Mistletoe:
- Japanese investment firm founded by serial entrepreneur Taizo Son.
2) GSF India:
- No.1 tech accelerator in India founded by serial entrepreneur Rajesh Sawhney.
3) Infobridge:
- India-Japan business consultancy firm which works as BRIDGE between Japan and India.

Focus themes & What we provide for startups of 2nd cohort

We focus on five themes on this 2nd cohort acceleration program.
1. Healthy Food
2. Healthy & Sustainable Tech
3. Food Safety
4. Plant Based (Alternative Protein)
5. Sustainable Ecosystem

Based on above themes, 5 startups will be selected and they would get
1. Funding support (25L~50L INR)
2. Mentoring support
3. Field test partners/test opportunity
4. Facility support
5. Market access
6. Investor/corporate network

Collaboration Partners

We strengthen partnership activity through 2nd Cohort program. Our partner will cooperate with us for
- Mentoring / Event / Field test / Community creation / Market&Investor access etc.

-----Our partner list-----
- InnerChef,, Ninjacart, Agribuddy, Kisan Network, Eruvaka Technologies, Fresh to Home etc.
- Indian Angel Network, Omnivore, Let's Venture, Ankur Capital, NAARM a-IDEA etc.
- Yes Bank, PwC, AWS, Startup Buddy etc.
- AP Innovation Society (Govt. of AP)