Winners of Mekong Agritech Challenge announced

Three early stage startups from Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, and Vietnam, and three more mature teams originating from outside the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) have won prizes in the Mekong Agritech Challenge (MATCh).
The first prize went to Cricket One (Vietnam) with sustainable and affordable protein product from crickets and AgUnity (Australia) with a blockchain platform that helps farmers share resources.
The second prize winners are KIU Global (operating in Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Vietnam), which provides a financial technology solution offering agricultural businesses access to credit, and Verifik8 (Thailand) with software that connects producers and buyers and helps improve performance in the agrifood supply chain.

Meanwhile, the third prize belongs to TunYat (Myanmar) and Enzootic, Ltd. (Israel and Hong Kong, China). While TunYat offers a rental solution that gives smallholder farmers access to larger machinery, Enzootic, Ltd. provides a cell transplantation technology for shrimp farming that yields all female shrimp producing more product with less losses.