'Inside AgTech' Webinar Series


'Inside AgTech' Monthly Webinar Series

About this Event

You are invited to join us on May 13th, for the first in our series of 'Inside AgTech' Webinars, which will take place monthly. Each month we will invite a Guest Speaker to join AgTechUCD to inform our audience on the latest trends; new laws and regulations coming into force; funding and grant access and many more topics which affect or compliment the #AgTech #FoodTech #BioEconomy sector.

Heads Up:

'Agri-Food Underground trends and tips for Startups' AgTechUCD Innovation Centre Director, Antoine Pajot will interview John Hartnett, CEO & Founder of SVG Ventures | THRIVE. Date: Thursday 13th May 2021 Time: 4.00 pm GMT

Event Agenda:

Welcome to AgTechUCD: Antoine Pajot Overview of SVG Ventures | THRIVE: John Hartnett This will be followed by a 'one to one' discussion on Agri-Food trends and tips for #Startups Antoine will be asking questions such as:

  1. What are the “underground” trends, the next big thing the sector needs to look at and concentrate on?
  2. Can a “one product” company be successful at raising money or do funders/investors expect a platform/full stack solution?
  3. For capital-intensive projects (e.g., development of a biopesticide), are early engagements with a corporate a good solution? What are the other alternatives?
  4. What does it take for a young EU company to expand successfully into the US Market?

Questions & Answers:

An opportunity for YOU the audience to ask questions?

Who is John Hartnett?

John Hartnett is Founder and CEO of SVG Ventures | THRIVE, an innovation and investment platform working with Fortune 500 corporations and global technology startups to advance the future of Food & Agriculture. SVG | THRIVE is the leading investor and agrifood accelerator in the world with over 50 investments in the past decade. John is Founder of the leading global Forbes AgTech Summit, a joint venture he created with Forbes Media, and has partnered with the USDA on the National Innovation Imperative working with the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture. John has served on both private and public boards such as Aer Lingus (FTSE: AERL), Ireland’s national airline, as well as boards of various technology companies.

Who is AgTechUCD:

AgTechUCD is a European #AgTech #FoodTech #VetTech and #BioAgTech Accelerator. We support startups as they build their innovative businesses into leading enterprises, providing a 12-week pre-acceleration programme, access to Venture Capital & Business Angels networks, mentoring, corporates' partners. We provide incubation space and on-farm testing for new products and services at UCD Lyons Farm facilities, UCD world renowned researchers and much more.

AgTechUCD is part of NovaUCD at UCD Belfield Campus and based at the UCD Lyons Farm, Celbridge, Co Kildare.

AgTech #FoodTech #AgriFood #Startups #Innovation

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Date & Time

May 13, 2021, 10 a.m. - May 13, 2021, 10:45 a.m.



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