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Youngest entrant from the agriculture industry featured in ‘Hurun India Rich list 2022’

At 32, Agam Khare, Founder, and CEO of Absolute, becomes the youngest Ag bioscience entrepreneur to be featured in the IIFL Wealth Hurun India Rich List, 2022. Agam sits at 987 positions currently with a worth of 1100crore.

Agam is a visionary entrepreneur who aims to solve some of the most pressing challenges humanity faces today – starting with abundant, safe food for the world.

Absolute leverages billions of years of evolutionary biology, harnessing nature’s intelligence to transform the performance of agriculture worldwide. The company operates across 16 countries today across its global trade, frontier farm inputs & ag cloud business.

It also has one of the most extensive plant science R&D facilities in the world, stretching across 50L sq feet.

Prior, Agam ran India’s leading Industrial Robotics and Factory Automation company working across various sectors – Food & Beverage, Pharma, Auto, Oil & Gas, Steel & Cement, etc.

Agam also worked closely with the 11th President of India & World-Renowned Scientist- Late Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam, on building moonshot innovations to solve some of the grandest challenges faced by humanity which inspired him to start Absolute.

The list includes Manish V Gupta, Chairman, and Managing Director, Gujarat Ambuja Exports Ltd, Vivek Saraogi, Balarampur Chini Mills Ltd, and Kanubhai Jivatram Thakkar, Gokul Agro Resources from the agriculture industry.

The Hurun India Rich List includes self-made Indian entrepreneurs aged 40 and under with a fortune of Rs 1,000 crore. It saw 15 new entrants, all of whom are startup founders.

The cumulative wealth of the entrants in the 40 & Under Self-made List has increased by 11% compared to last year, currently standing at Rs 1,83,700 crore, highlighting the increasing rate of entrepreneurship in the ecosystem.

About Absolute:

Absolute® is a pathbreaking plant bioscience company leveraging the best of nature, science & exponential innovations to Build a Better Future- For People, For the Planet.

Intersecting plant biology, microbiology, omics, epigenetics & AI, the company has been developing one of the world’s most advanced BioAg discovery platforms (BioX), which powers its Universal Farm OS & Global Trade Platform.
Founded in 2015, Absolute®️ currently operates across 16+ countries. Backed by Sequoia, Tiger Global, and Alpha Wave, Absolute’s angels include Nadir Godrej- MD of Godrej Industries, Kamal Aggarwal- Promoter of Haldiram, and Kunal Shah-CRED, among others.
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