Mar 4-Sep 19 '19 (6 months)
About Sparklabs Cultiv8
SparkLabs Cultiv8 is a unique world class accelerator and research facility co-founded by the SparkLabs Group, Asia's leading tech accelerator group, and the NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI), together with a number of leading farms and large corporate partners.
For the successful applicants to the program, Cultiv8 offers the following:
Exposure to a 120+ global network of mentors through Asia's largest Accelerator group
DPI's research labs with 650+ scientists and engineers
25 research stations on over 13,000 hectares of agricultural trial sites across four climatic regions (temperate, sub-tropical, coastal and alpine)
The top-tier network of entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, angel investors and executives
Legal advice from MinterEllison, one of the top 5 law firms in Australia
Asia's growing demands are providing Australia's experienced Agricultural and Food Industries with an immense opportunity in the decades ahead. Leveraging off this knowledge base can promote your businesses potential to extraordinary heights.
Advisory workshops from KPMG through their world class IoT and AgTech divisions
Access to the space and resources within the Global AgTech Ecosystem or GATE through SparkLabs Cultiv8's as a Foundation Partner
The focus is on helping great entrepreneurs from the Ag and Food Technology sectors to prototype, scale and commercialise their products. The program will be eight months in length and provides funding, office space, a structured program and access to plus access up to A$100,000 for an agreed equity stake.
Cultiv8 has a global focus and will be situated in Orange, Australia, within the Global AgTech Ecosystem or GATE, taking the resources to the opportunity rather than the opportunity to the resources through a partnership between the NSW Department of Primary Industries, SparkLabs Cultiv8 and a range of large corporate partners.
Funds up to $100K
Funds10 startupsper year
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