MG picks eight more startups for support

As part of its commitment to nurture and provide a platform to startups, MG Developer Program & Grant jury on March 31 announced the names of eight more startups that it could explore synergies with.

These synergies could be in the areas of customer service, iSMART & telematics, battery management, blockchain, AR & VR and autonomous technologies.

The carmaker received a total of 170 entries under the MG Developer Program & Grant 2.0. Out of these, 14 startups were shortlisted and presented their solutions to the jury. The eight finalists selected are Mihup, Redbot-Innovations, Electreefi,, Grinntech, Orxa Energies, KoineArth, Fabrik.

Speaking on the occasion, Gaurav Gupta, Chief Commercial Officer, MG Motor India and Jury Chair, said, “Innovation has always been part of MG’s DNA and we believe that programmes such as these allow us to explore and tap the vast potential of startups. The MG Developer Program and Grant 2.0 is a platform that plays a pivotal role in not only hand-holding and supporting startups but also reducing the go-to-market time of pioneering solutions.”