Global Agtech Summit returns to Canada’s Farm Show!

Buckle up, ag enthusiasts! The Global Agtech Summit at Canada’s Farm Show just wrapped up on June 19, 2024, and was the place to be for farmers, startups and innovators alike. This full-day summit brought founders, investors and guest speakers from across North America, Brazil and the UK to the Launch Pad Stage.

Global Agtech Summit - Canada's Farm Show

Cultivator set the stage for a showcase of cutting-edge agtech where the world-class stage hosted a lineup of international speakers, innovative farmers, and exciting product launches. Canada’s Farm Show buzzed with excitement as funders, founders and farmers connected. It was like Silicon Valley met the prairies. 

The Global Agtech Summit served insights from different corners of the world, where attendees had the privilege to learn about the latest agtech innovations directly from industry leaders. The insights gained from these visionaries encouraged the shaping of the future of agriculture.

The Global Agtech Summit Lineup

Global Agtech Summit - Investor Panel


But the real showstopper? The AGTECH ACCELERATOR Demo Day. Fifteen of the most promising agtech startups from around the world, including homegrown talent from Saskatchewan, took the stage. They pitched their innovations, showcasing Regina’s growing reputation as an agtech hub. The AGTECH ACCELERATOR Demo Day concludes the founders’ 12-week program and is the finale event everyone looks forward to watching!

Global Agtech Summit - Canada's Farm Show

Each company was introduced by a partner and special stakeholder of the AGTECH ACCELERATOR program. This elevated the atmosphere even further, as these influential figures lent their support and endorsement to the innovative startups, amplifying their chances of success.

Special Guests - Global Agtech Summit

It was an international affair as founders traveled from far and wide, representing Canada and the United Kingdom, to deliver their compelling pitches at the summit. But the excitement didn’t stop there! The audience had the chance to be actively involved by participating in the voting for the People’s Choice Award. Insporos, co-founded in Vancouver, BC by Mallory Flynn and Amanda Ackroyd, took home the coveted prize.

Insporos - People's Choice Winner - AGTECH ACCELERATOR Finale Week

The AGTECH ACCELERATOR Demo Day was a thrilling showcase of innovation and entrepreneurial brilliance, leaving everyone on the edge of their seats. These founders took the stage and planted seeds of innovation that will grow into the future of farming and agriculture in Saskatchewan.

Demo Day at Global Agtech Summit

Thank you Canada’s Farm Show

The AGTECH ACCELERATOR was proud to partner with Canada’s Farm Show to make the Global Agtech Summit the success it was, and we were honored to be able to own the Launch Pad stage for the entirety of one full day of curated programming. Canada’s Farm Show brought in industry leaders from all corners of the globe for an energizing three days. Canada’s Farm Show has a strong history of spotlighting cutting-edge equipment and technologies in dryland farming, and this year was no different, solidifying its reputation as a premier hub for agricultural innovation.

Attending the Global Agtech Summit wasn’t just about soaking in all things agtech; it was an opportunity to network and collaborate with others that are driving agtech innovation forward. The sense of community was contagious, and we look forward to seeing some positive outcomes from the connections made during this event.

Cohort 3 Group Photo - AGTECH ACCELERATOR

Global Agtech Summit at Canada's Farm Show



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