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World Agri-Tech Pitch Day & The Radicle Challenge: The Finalists

About the Pitch Day

This year, World Agri-Tech teamed up with San Diego-based acceleration fund Radicle Growth to host the Pitch Day on Monday March 19.  In an industry first, Radicle offered $250,000 investment to the winning company.

Following an open call for nominations which attracted over 150 entries from around the world, eight early-stage technology companies have been selected to showcase their solutions at the pre-summit Pitch Day in front of a group of high-ranking investors and agribusiness experts.

Congratulations to TradeLanes, who were announced as the winner on stage on Day 1 of the World Agri-Tech Innovation Summit on March 20. CEO Vijay Harrell presented in the Technology Showcase on March 21 to the full summit audience of over 900 agribusiness leaders.

The Judges

Kirk Haney – CEO and Managing Partner of Radicle Growth
Arama Kukutai – Co-Founder and Partner of Finistere Ventures
Geoff Kneen – R&D Licensing and New Ventures Manager (North America) of Bayer CropScience
Dan Cosgrove – VP Business Development of DuPont Pioneer
Kiersten Stead – Investment Director for Monsanto Growth Ventures

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