Applications now open for Agtech Acceleration Program 2017
NXTP Labs announced that applications are open for startups who want to be part of the Agtech Acceleration Program, which will take place for the second time in the region.
The program provides mentoring, visibility and acceleration to startups in order to turn them into the most disruptive solutions for the agricultural industry in Latin America.
Through this iniciative, NXTP Labs will connect startups with producers, seed manufacturers and traders, so that they can incorporate innovation.
The regional startups will be selected taking into account their disruption potential for the agricultural industry. It is needed that they are related to these areas:
-Machining and automatization
-Big data and precision farming
-Trading & Financing
-Supply Chain Tech
-Innovative food products & distribution
-New forms of farming: Aquaculture, Hydroponics, Indoor Farming
Benefits for entrepreneurs are: having access to NXTP Labs’ shared working space (in cities where it’s available), be part of the NXTP Labs’ network with more than 400 mentors willing to help them in their project and obtain discounts in technology services (perks) valuated in more than USD 500k. They will also be part of activities that will take their startup to the next level, such as workshops, training and private pitchs with the best enterprises of the industry at a global scale, participate in a local Pitch Competition and compete for the chance to expose their startup at the final conference before 300 people part of the Agtech ecosystem. Besides, they will have the chance to get investment from NXTP Labs (from USD 25k to 1M).
Requirements to apply:
-Be a startup on an inicial phase
-Have an innovative and disruptive business
-Count on a scalable iniciative with high growth potential and global or regional scope
-The product must have a quick commercial insertion
-Commitment and full dedication of the founding team members
About NXTP Labs
With operations in Argentina, Chile, Colombia, México and Uruguay, NXTP Labs is the most active fund for tech companies in Latin America. The firm has partnered with teams from more than 15 countries, and has invested in more than 180 companies in just over 5 years of operations. The company adds value to the startups that belong to its portfolio by including them in acceleration programs that generate a fertile ecosystem of innovation and a network that benefits entrepreneurs, investors and mentors. NXTP Labs’ entrepreneur ecosystem also includes industries and verticals such as Advertising, Agribusiness, Bitcoin, Big Data, Cloud, E-Commerce, Education, Finance, Gaming, IoT, Mobile, Security, Social Network, Social Commerce and Video.