Leadership Hub

International Agri-FoodTech Leadership Hub programme

Win a place and connect with transformative, like-minded businesses in AgriTech and FoodTech. Create new opportunities globally, become more investable and accelerate your business potential.

Applications now open
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What is the Agri-FoodTech Leadership Hub?

It is a free online peer-to-peer, business coaching and networking group. Each Hub is designed for 6 - 8 non-competing businesses, internationally selected from the AgriTech and FoodTech sectors.


The programme is free and by application only. It brings together driven entrepreneurs with clear goals to grow internationally. Hub members will receive crafted business support and advice on key themes, such as growing customer revenue and improving their investment proposition.

The goal of the programme is to prepare businesses for their next fundraise, finding new international customers and other business challenges by networking, sharing and learning.

Please note: this programme is not an accelerator or an incubator.

Key benefits:

Symbiotic peer-to-peer group

Connect with like-minded entrepreneurs in a confidential environment where businesses get to help each other by discussing challenges, ideas and opportunities.

Growth opportunities

Accelerate your business growth and improve your investment potential with access to our Leadership Hub alumni, investor and trade contacts network.

Expert speakers

Experienced industry leaders, investors, sector specialists, industry influencers will be invited for ‘future thinking’ speaker sessions.

Meet the Leadership Hub alumni

"

It is a tremendous opportunity to tap into a global network of like-minded AgTech entrepreneurs and help each other.

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Nathaniel Jackson

Nathaniel Jackson

CEO
,
True Algae
"

It's been very exciting that the programme is tailored very well to start-ups at a similar stage. It's been great learning from the team and the other founders in the group.

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Ian Wheal

Ian Wheal

Founder & CEO
,
Breedr
"

I’d like to thank Rob and team - this has been an experience I’d recommend to anybody in the start-up or non-startup AgriTech and FoodTech sectors.

"
Will Hill

Will Hill

CEO
,
FruPro
"

The key benefits for me were meeting some really world-class businesses and sharing our experiences in a completely non-competitive way.

"
Justin Creasy

Justin Creasy

Technical Sales Director
,
It's Fresh!
"

The Leadership Hub connected us to a lot of people in the UK and in Ireland. I gained an awful lot from it - even in the space of a few months, it can make a big difference.

"
Michael Mclnerney

Michael Mclnerney

Founder & CEO
,
StrongBo AgriTech
"

As a start-up, we are facing many problems so it’s been great to work and discuss with peers and have a platform you can trust.

"
Roelof Kramer

Roelof Kramer

CEO
,
Agricompas

Structure of the Leadership Hub programme

6 monthly online group meetings with the selected businesses and our team to connect, discuss and network together.

Every month, each business will be invited to individually present their challenges, ideas and opportunities to the group.
A discussion will follow including creating actionable goals to achieve before the following meeting.

Experienced industry leaders will join for expert speaker sessions. Among these speakers there will be investors, sector specialists and industry influencers.

Why you should join the Leadership Hub:

  1. Access our network of Leadership Hub alumni, investors and trade contacts
  2. Learn, Share, Accelerate: Peer group problem solving & constructive feedback
  3. Investment strategies and investment planning
  4. Expert industry speakers
  5. A safe and confidential environment
Saskia Hoebée - Five Seasons VentureS

How are Hub members selected?

Places are competitively selected from each Agri-FoodTech sector. Members that join each hub will not be competing for the same customers, encouraging commercial openness and collaboration. Businesses are selected based on the following criteria:

  1. Trading in the Agri-FoodTech industry
  2. Post-seed invested
  3. In revenue
  4. Ambitious to scale internationally
  5. Demonstrate industry-leading thinking

Leadership hubs open for applications

To win a free place on the programme, chose your region and apply below.

Europe & UK

Application deadline:

February 28, 2021

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Africa

Application deadline:

February 28, 2021

Apply Here

South America

Application deadline:

February 28, 2021

Apply Here

North America

Application deadline:

February 28, 2021

Apply Here

Asia-Pacific

Application deadline:

February 28, 2021

Apply Here

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