About the Pitch Day
World Agri-Tech has teamed up with San Diego-based acceleration fund Radicle Growth to host a Pitch Day on Monday March 19. In an industry first, Radicle will offer $250,000 investment to the winning company. Following an open call for nominations, eight early-stage technology companies will be selected to showcase their solutions at a special pre-summit Pitch Day in front of a group of high-ranking investors and agribusiness experts.
An expert judging panel will select the winner, whose name will be announced the following day at the World Agri-Tech Innovation Summit. Radicle Growth is an acceleration fund backed by leading agtech investors including Finistere Ventures, Bayer Crop Science, OurCrowd and Cloud Break Advisors. Find out more about Radicle here.
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