Facebook has announced 12 winners for its Internet.org Innovation Challenge in India challenge across four categories viz farmers, women, students and migrants.
Facebook selected three innovators from each of the four categories. A cash prize of $250K Innovation Challenge Award was given to one winner across each of four categories. Moreover, the rest two were awarded a cash prize of $25K Impact Award in each category.
The challenge was judged by a jury consisting of Arun Bansal, SVP & Head of Radio, Ericsson
Chris Daniels, VP of Internet.org/Facebook, Ameet Suri, Partnerships Manager at Internet.org/Facebook and Raj Talluri, SVP of Product Management at Qualcomm.
Here is the list of 12 winners across all categories:
Innovation Challenge Award Winner
eKutir: It provides farmers with tools and resources to support them throughout the entire farming lifecycle, from crop selection to the nurture and sales process. The service empowers farmers and communities by converting a fragmented system into a collaborated and connected distributed model.