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Farmers2Founders: National Hatch Program (Pre Accelerator)

Opportunity for

  • Individuals or teams who have an idea to solve a problem on farm or for the agrifood industry. Accepting both value added product ideas and novel agtech concepts.

Opportunity description

Industry challenge:

Farmers2Founders support producers, students, researchers and aspiring entrepreneurs to accelerate the development of agribusiness concepts.

This program is open to any person or team located in Australia who is working on a new agrifood idea or startup. We have a particular focus on the grains and red meat industries.

Your concepts could be for:

  • Technology (Software and/or hardware) that solves a problem on farm
  • Value added products for consumers
  • Service based business concepts
  • Research related to the grains or red meat industry you would like to commercialise

Current opportunity:

Join this this program to see if your agribusiness idea has what it takes to be successful.

Program overview:

  • 6 week program
  • Weekly virtual sessions - 2 x 2 hour sessions
  • 1:1 business coaching
  • Exploring problems on farm & ideas that could solve them
  • No business experience necessary
  • Early stage step by step framework for exploration and experimentation
  • Time requirement - 4 hours per week minimum
  • 5 minute application process

Opportunity background:

We know what it takes to build a successful agrifood startup- it's a journey! Farmers2Founders runs multiple national, global, state based, regional and sector specific programs each year.

We are the largest agrifood platform in Australia offering a fully integrated program pathway that helps individuals and teams from idea validation through to business growth and international commercialisation.

Other potential applications:

Each year Farmers2Founders partners with a number of high performing agrifood businesses to enter our venture studio providing support, investment and founder advisory services.

Opportunity type

Acceleration, Ideation, Innovation challenge

Express interest by

Sunday, 15 January 2023
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Readiness

Early (TRL 1-4)
Describes the challenge or opportunity being pursued and undertakes preliminary R&D to determine if the concept is feasible.
What does this mean?
Describes the stage of the challenge or opportunity being pursued.

Opportunity led by

Multiple industries
Alternative protein Beef cattle Cereal grains Cotton Cross industry Dairy Eggs Essential oils Game Honey bees Nuts Oilseeds Other rural industries Pasture, fodder & feed Pork Poultry Pulse grains Sugar Vegetables

Farmers2Founders

The Farmers2Founders (F2F) organisation is made up of experienced entrepreneurs in the global agrifood tech ecosystem. F2F …

Multiple industries
Alternative protein Beef cattle Cereal grains Cotton Cross industry Dairy Eggs Essential oils Game Honey bees Nuts Oilseeds Other rural industries Pasture, fodder & feed Pork Poultry Pulse grains Sugar Vegetables
  • Location

    Australia

  • Organisation type

    Accelerator or Incubator

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