13 February 2019
Kia ora, Welcome to the first Agritech New Zealand newsletter of 2019 and what an unbelievable start to the year it has been. I’ll try to summarise where we are at and where we are heading, because it’s going to be a blockbuster 12 months! The New Zealand Agritech Story At the end of last … Continue reading "Agritech February Newsletter – What’s In Store For 2019!"
12 December 2018
I am writing from Ireland where I have just attended the 2019 Agtech Nexus Europe conference. I was joined by Vic Crone, CEO of Callaghan Innovation and Sprout Accelerator’s Dean Tilyard. We have been exploring opportunities for increased collaboration between our respective agritech sectors. Read more about my time here in A Letter from Dublin. … Continue reading "Agritech – December Newsletter"
13 November 2018
Last month, I had the opportunity to visit eight cities and meet over 500 people during our 2018 roadshow. Many thanks to all our hosts, members and readers who attended the events, it was an awesome three weeks! During the roadshow, I was able to provide insight on key initiatives that Agritech New Zealand is … Continue reading "Agritech – November Newsletter"
10 October 2018
It’s great to be on the road again taking the Agritech New Zealand story throughout the country. Yesterday, we held our first roadshow event in Palmerston North. Many thanks to our hosts, BCC and the Sprout Accelerator for helping us kick off this exciting series of regional events. The roadshow provides a valuable opportunity to … Continue reading "Sharing our Agritech story"
26 September 2018
Following the signing of two major strategic partnerships with Farm2050 and Western Growers, Agritech New Zealand is working on a number of exciting new initiatives. The partnerships provide an opportunity to rapidly scale all aspects of New Zealand’s AgriTech ecosystem including research, industry, government and investment. To provide a better understanding of these opportunities, Agritech New Zealand is hosting … Continue reading "Agritech – October Newsletter"
Earlier this week, I returned from the 2018 Silicon Valley AgTech Immersion Program where I was joined by more than 30 other kiwi agritech innovators, researchers and investors.
05 September 2018
02 July 2018
Last week, I attended the Mixing Bowl IT Food conference and the Forbes AgTech Summit in the San Francisco Bay area. These annual events showcase some of the best startup and early stage agritech companies emerging from the USA. They also provide a platform to benchmark the performance of New Zealand’s agritech sector against our … Continue reading "The Agritech New Zealand July Newsletter – Thinking Global"
07 June 2018
Last month, Agritech New Zealand jointly hosted the largest ever delegation of international venture capitalists and agritech thought leaders to visit New Zealand. They joined 120 other guests for the formal launch of Agritech New Zealand at Mills Reef Winery. This followed Techweek18’s headline ’10 Billion Mouths’ conference which was held in Tauranga. Photos from … Continue reading "The Agritech New Zealand June Newsletter – Strengthening Our Primary Sector"