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Non-profit tech: AI-based startups make it to Cisco, N/Core's third cohort

Each selected startup receives an innovation grant of Rs 15 Lakh

technology, artificial intelligence

Peerzada Abrar Bengaluru
Cisco, the networking-equipment giant, and N/Core, the Bengaluru-based incubator for non-profit startups on Tuesday, announced the 3rd cohort of N/Core tech for non-profits solving problems of poverty using technology.

N/Core also announced the addition of Dr. Gopichand Katragadda, former CTO of Tata Group as a Partner. The new cohort which was selected through a competitive process has non-profit entrepreneurs who have leveraged cutting edge technological innovation to solve critical developmental problems.

Among the selected startups is Energy Harvest Charitable Trust that uses artificial intelligence to pre-empt straw burning, which is a key cause of air pollution in North India. Humsafer

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First Published: Feb 11 2020 | 8:30 PM IST

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