From Left: Mrs. Deepikka Jindal (Chairperson, Jindal Stainless Foundation & MD JSL LifeStyle), Yuji Fujinaga (President, ANEW Holdings Inc.)

Tokyo, Los Angeles, November 8, 2017 — ANEW Holdings Inc. (Head Office: Minato-ku Tokyo, Representative Yuji Fujinaga and Wataru Ito) will join together with the leading Indian manufacturer of stainless steel, Jindal Stainless Limited (JSL, New Delhi, India), for the co-establishment of the ‘India-Japan Collaboration Program for AgriTech Start-ups’ in November 2017.

Simultaneously, JSL also launched a co-working space in its Gurgaon office on the same day to provide Agriculture Technology (AgriTech) start-ups with a platform to network and collaborate with Japanese companies, through an intensive program led by experienced mentors from Japan, the United States and India.

As a part of this initiative, a 3-month Accelerator Program will be conducted at the JSL office in Gurgaon for selected start-ups that have strategic collaborations with seed stage investors, venture partners from 3Lines Venture Fund (USA) and Rockies Venture Club (USA), and other major corporations from both India and Japan. The start-ups will be provided by JSL with facilities in Odisha state to test and market their products and give farmers training in order to build superior business models. Our united goals are to promote disruptive AgriTech Start-ups across the globe, create social impact through innovation and increase the income of farmers across India.

1. Objectives of the India-Japan Collaboration Program for AgriTech Start-ups

·           To Bring Social Impact to Agricultural field by Entrepreneurial Business Approach
·           To Create Sustainable Agricultural System for Farmers
·           To Build Sustainable Business Models by Social Entrepreneurs
·           To Penetrate Awareness of CSV (Creating Shared Value) concept in India

2. About Jindal Stainless Limited Pvt., Ltd.(JSL)
Founded in 1970, JSL is one of the largest stainless steel conglomerates in India and ranks amongst the top 10 stainless steel conglomerates in the world. A listed company at National Stock Exchange of India and Bombay Stock Exchange. JSL has committed its CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility), supporting agriculture and social development in Odisha state where it has one of the stainless steel manufacturing plants. For details please view the official website.

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