Prepare your company for international expansion!
This program provides a unique opportunity for Latin American startups in the AgriFood industry to showcase their businesses, receive valuable feedback from international experts and compete for a scholarship to the LatAm Global Connection Programme.
The program seeks innovative solutions in the following categories:
Food-tech: Tech-based solutions in downstream aspects of the food industry, such as ingredients, cultured proteins, retail solutions, marketplaces, food waste solutions, food delivery, and more.
Agri-tech: From pre to post farm solutions, including farm inputs, traceability, farm management software, shelf-life extension, indoor farming, automation, among others.
Food Brands: Branded food products with B2C or D2C models that prioritize human nutrition, wellness, and sustainable practices.
- 5 startups will win a £4,000 scholarship to participate in the Latam Global Connection Programme at zero cost. This program is led by Latam Scaleup and the Birmingham Enterprise Community, preparing leaders of startups to get a strong Global Mindset and prepare their companies to expand internationally.
- Finalists will be included in the invitations to industry players and investors.
Transparent feedback from experts and the possibility of enrolling for a private conversation, with no audience other than the sponsor’s team.
Higher visibility and strong connections with the Latin American and global investment funds specialized in AgriFood Tech.
Industry experts will select 3 startups per category to participate in a live pitch competition, where judges will then choose 1 winner from each category. Additionally, the judges will have 2 extra scholarships to award to any of the other participating startups, in all categories, for Out of the Box Solutions: businesses that may not fit precisely within the defined categories above, but exhibit sufficient innovation to be considered for the program.
The pitch competition will include a 10 minute pitch from each company within the hour and a half of the online event. The event aims to spark conversations with other members of the sponsor’s area of interest and with three industry experts that can provide participants with diverse perspectives and insights from different countries, and a comprehensive understanding of:
The company’s potential for regional and international expansion
The innovation and technological maturity within the business and challenges specific to the region
The preparedness to expand the business regionally and/or internationally
Sponsors & Partners
AGRIFOOD TECH LATAM 2023 would not be possible without the support of these organizations: