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The Radicle Challenge returns to World Agri-Tech Pitch Day 2019

 The Radicle Challenge returns to the World Agri-Tech Innovation Summit

– Radicle Growth to Invest $250k in the Most Promising Agtech/Foodtech Start-Up

About the 2019 World Agri-Tech Pitch Day & The Radicle Challenge

For a second year, World Agri-Tech has teamed up with San Diego-based accelerator fund Radicle Growth to host the pre-summit Pitch Day on Monday March 18 in San Francisco.  Entries are NOW OPEN through to December 21, for all seed-stage agtech and food-tech companies who wish to participate.

Eight early-stage technology companies will be selected to showcase their solutions at the pre-summit Pitch Day, to an audience of high-ranking investors and agribusiness leaders plus Radicle Growth management with their judging panel. The winner will be announced the following day at the World Agri-Tech Innovation Summit.

About Radicle Growth 

Radicle is a $15M accelerator fund backed by leading agtech investors including Finistere Ventures, Bayer Crop Science, DuPont Pioneer and OurCrowd.
Nomination and Selection Process

Applications are welcomed from agtech and food-tech entrepreneurs from around the world, particularly those offering technologies across the value chain and specifically in Automation, Big Data/AI, Biologicals, FinTech, Foodtech, IoT, Robotics, and Seed & Genomics technologies.

To qualify, companies should have received a minimum of $100,000 in investment capital, or have gone through a recognized seed accelerator program. All applications will be reviewed by the investment committee, and further details may be requested before the final selections are made. Eight finalist companies will be invited to present at the Pitch Day.

The winner will be announced the following day at the World Agri-Tech Innovation Summit on Tuesday March 19. The winning company will also present to the audience of 1,000+ senior international agribusiness executives and VC investors in the plenary session of the World Agri-Tech Innovation Summit on Wednesday March 20.

All eight finalists will receive complimentary delegate passes for the two day World Agri-Tech summit, to maximize networking, learning and visibility to senior business leaders and investors.

How to Apply

To apply for the World Agri-Tech Pitch Day and Radicle Challenge, please complete the short application form below. If you are shortlisted, you will be asked to submit some more detailed information in order for the final eight companies to be selected. If you experience any problems completing the form please email us.

Deadline for Applications: Friday December 21, 2018 (midnight US Pacific Time)

Please note submitted information will be treated as confidential and shared only with Radicle Growth for the purpose of their selection process. We will use your email to update about the upcoming World Agri-Tech Innovation Summit. You can unsubscribe from marketing emails at any time.


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