Maruti Suzuki takes up stake in machine learning & artificial intelligence-based startup

To invest over INR 1.99 crore in Amlgo Labs Private Limited

Maruti Suzuki India Limited has announced investment of over INR 1.99 crore in Amlgo Labs Private Limited, a technology-led startup. The startup operates in the area of data analytics, cloud engineering, Machine Learning (ML) and Artificial Intelligence (AI), to assist companies in data-driven decision-making. With this, Maruti Suzuki will own an equity stake of over 6.44% in the startup.

The investment is being made through the Maruti Suzuki Innovation Fund, an initiative to undertake strategic investments in startups which exhibit high levels of technological innovation.

This is the second such investment by the Company. Earlier to this, the Company invested in Sociograph Solutions Private Limited in June 2022.

Mr. Hisashi Takeuchi, Managing Director & CEO, Maruti Suzuki India Limited said, “We have been working with startups since 2019, as a part of the Maruti Suzuki Innovation program. Aligned with the Government's #StartUpIndia initiative, we are actively working to help strengthen the startup ecosystem and encourage innovation to develop solutions relevant to the automobile industry. Our investment in Amlgo Labs Private Limited will help us to further strengthen the quality of new models, using advanced analytics and machine learning.

Mr. Ajay Yadav, Founder, Amlgo Labs Private Limited said, “Our collaboration with Maruti Suzuki has proven to be fruitful, helping our company augment and scale up operations. Combining our expertise in Data Analytics, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence based solutions, with mentorship and networking opportunities offered by Maruti Suzuki, we will be able to further refine our offering.