Director & CEO of InQube Innoventures Limited
Tridibesh Bandyopadhyay is the Director & CEO of InQube
Innoventures Limited, a leading company operating in the AgriFood Tech industry.
With a focus on supply chain sustainability, farm-to-table traceability, and
carbon offset financing from farming practices, InQube offers a cloud-based ERP
platform for the agricultural value chain. Tridibesh's expertise and dedication
to leveraging technology for the advancement of the agriculture industry have
positioned him as a valuable member of the International Trade Council.
Innoventures Limited specializes in facilitating the transition towards supply
chain sustainability and food security. Their Farm-to-table ERP platform
provides decision support and process backbone for various stakeholders in the
agricultural value chain. Through their open-source and multi-lingual B2B SaaS
platform, InQube enables farmer decision support, farm-to-table traceability,
farm finance and risk management, as well as carbon financing linked to
regenerative agriculture and agroforestry. By leveraging technology, InQube
contributes to the development of a sustainable and transparent food value
career in the industry began with projects focused on digitizing farmer
extension services and establishing farmer and soil registries for regional
governments in India. He has worked on key projects and initiatives, including
agriculture digitization projects in India, a digital farmer platform for San
Martin Province in Peru, a coffee value chain digitization project in Kenya,
and a seed sector digitization project in Nigeria sponsored by AGRA, Kenya.
Tridibesh's qualifications and skills, combined with his extensive experience
in the industry, have been instrumental in his success.
has received several prestigious recognitions for his contributions to the
industry. These include being recognized by Google Startups for Sustainable
Development, the Department of DCMS, Govt of UK under the UK-India Tech Hub
program, and the Global Entrepreneurship Program by DIT, Govt of UK. He was
also selected for the UNDP ImpactAims pre-accelerator supported by Seedstars
and Financial Times. In addition, InQube has been honored as one of the top
agriculture technology solution providers by various publications and
has witnessed significant improvements in digital infrastructure penetration,
particularly in rural farming communities. The COVID-19 pandemic has further
accelerated the adoption of digital behavior, making services like InQube's
more accessible and affordable. However, challenges remain, including the need
for mindset change in the industry and the slow adoption of technology by
envisions a future with a growing demand for food value chain transparency and
increased quality requirements for cross-border movement of food. He believes
that voluntary carbon markets will leapfrog, with carbon taxation becoming a
reality in cross-border trades. Tridibesh is particularly excited about the
potential of satellite imaging-based farm-level intelligence and IoT-based data
modeling to enhance farm risk management and climate resilience.
advises newcomers to thoroughly explore the market and find a niche to work on
within the agri and food space. He emphasizes the importance of patience, as
market development tends to be slow in terms of client adaptation. To handle
setbacks and challenges, Tridibesh maintains a positive attitude and believes
in his abilities to overcome obstacles.
of his professional life, Tridibesh enjoys traveling, listening to music, and
staying informed about technological advancements that impact social behavior
Bandyopadhyay's commitment to supply chain sustainability, farm-to-table
traceability, and the use of technology to drive positive change in the
agriculture industry makes him an influential figure in the field. His
innovative approach and dedication to creating a more sustainable and
transparent food value chain contribute significantly to international trade
and the advancement of the industry as a whole.