The first edition of Agri Venture Sweden will be held in Vara 27–28 of November 2019.
Swedish startups and early-stage, high-potential companies in the agri & agtech industry, with 0–10 employees, and with a unique and scalable business idea
National and international investors, angel investors and venture capital firms
National and international agri & agtech industry
Presentations by industry leaders and investors who are looking for their next innovation partnership and/or investment with a startup.
Pitches from startups within the agri & agtech sector with growth potential, primarily 0-10 employees, who are interested in innovation partnerships and/or investments.
Meet and connect with the who's who! An ideal opportunity to initiate promising contacts with the top startups, industry companies and investors.
Hear from fantastic speakers, industry leaders and brands, investors, successful founders, experts, entrepreneurs, influencers and government.
The prize Best Deep Tech partner is awarded to one of the startups, and includes a free workshop with Agtech Kickstart.
The Getting International prize is awarded to one of the startups, and includes at free workshop/consultation with Denis Boissau.
Welcome to Agri Venture Sweden 27-28 November 2019. Registration opens on 24 May 2019.
13.30 – 14.00 Registration & coffee
14.00 – 14.15 Welcome to Agri Venture Sweden
14.15 – 14.35 KEYNOTE - Collaboration & Innovation – The future of Swedish AgTech
KTH Innovation, Donnie SC Lygonis, Innovation Strategist and entrepreneur
14.35 – 14.50 Unlocking the power of agtech:
The whys and hows of strengthened startup and industry collaboration
Macklean, Filip Lundin, Consultant
14.50 - 15.20 Industry expert panel (Moderator: Charlotte Eklund-Jonsson)
- Lantmännen, Frida Dalemar
- Valtra, Mikko Lehikoinen
- Dataväxt, Johan Martinsson
15.20 – 15.35 How we make farming thrive through collaboration and innovative partnerships
Lantmännen, Michael Åsman, Director Digital Business Development
15.35 – 15.55 The role of a physical meeting place for increased collaborations
between different actors
RISE, Jonas Engström, Projectleader Testbed for Digitalised Agriculture
15.55 – 16.25 Mingle & fika
16.25 – 16.45 Invest in the future for the future
Martas Explorers, Carolina Sachs, Founder
16.45 – 17.15 Investor expert panel (Moderator: Charlotte Eklund-Jonsson)
- Sätila Impact Inv, Lennart Grebelius
- Martas Explorers, Carolina Sachs
- Almi Invest GreenTech, Emanuel Andersson
- Accros Retail, Jens Bruno
- SLU Holding, Nicholas Jakobsson
17.15 – 17.30 365FarmNet - The expericence of 5 years
365FarmNet, Klaus-Herbert Rolf, Network Manager
17.30 – 17.45 Successful collaborations between startups and IBM
IBM, Frode Langmoen, Technology Executive
17.45 – 18.00 On the same wavelength - the effect of LED light on activity and production in dairy cows
(A collaboration between Arla, Heliospectra and SLU), Heliospectra, Johan Lindqvist, Technical Solutions Manager
18.00 – Startup exhibition & mingle dinner
08.00–08.30 Registration & Coffee
08.30–08.40 Welcome back!
08.40–12.00 STARTUP PITCHES - separated into two blocks held in parallel.
Moderator: Lovisa Madås
Venue: Black Box
Moderator: Matilda Persson
Pre-booked meetings will be scheduled and allocated to designated tables.
You will receive your personal schedule upon arrival to the event.
16.40–16.55 Prize ceremonies - startup opportunities
16.55–17.00 Summary and final words
17.00–19.00 After work
Will be announced continously
Donnie SC Lygonis
Innovation Strategist and entrepreneur
Technical Solutions Manager
Director Digital Business Development
Founder of AGFO
Founder and Owner
Sätila Impact Inv
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
Projectleader Testbed for Digitalised Agriculture
Vice President Marketing Valta
Valtra Inc/ AGCO Corp
Charlotte Eklund Jonsson
Manager Innovation & Business Development
Agroväst / SmartAgri
Ignite Sweden / LEAD
Senior Project Manager
RISE / Rubizmo Project
ALMI Invest GreenTech
Register online and submit your own cooperation profile and your collaboration wishes. You can change your profile any time. Your profile will be open for everyone to see, and will be printed in the event folder.
This is your presentation towards the other participants.
Browse the participant list and book one-on-one meetings with persons of your interest, from the promising startups and potential partners, experts and investors you’re looking to meet.
Each one-on-one meeting is 30 minutes.
All startups are invited to a free pitch training day, prior to the main event. Experts and coaches will be available to help you sharpening your performance before the main event.
The pitch training is held on October 2nd, 2019.
Industry/investor presentations, startup pitches, pre-booked one-on-one meetings, inspiration. Grow your network, meet potential partners, supporters, corporate, investors and learn from experts.
We look forward to meet you!
We aim to work for a globally competitive, innovative, sustainable and attractive agri & agtech industry by stimulating collaborations and business opportunities between different parties, and to support growth in the industry.
with products, services or technologies related to the food industry
Picadeli, Stora Enso, Innovatum, Macklean (2018)
Lantmännen, Oatly, Fazer Group (2019)
Seventure, Evanoff Group, Bird&Bird, EBAN (2018)
Mustard Seed Maze, Kinnevik, Nicoya (2019)
between startups, industry and Investors
in a unique event targeting the food industry
Participants at Food Venture Sweden in 2018: AGFO, Aggregate, Agroväst, Almi Invest, Almondy, Anders Löfberg, Axel Johnson, BackingMinds, Bird & Bird, Buen Momento, Business Sweden, Business Region Göteborg, Chalmers Industriteknik, Commercial Office of Ecuador in Sweden, Conic Holding, Connect Sverige, ConsumIQ, djunked, Earth Bite, EBAN, Enterprise Europe Network, Emcrum, Evanoff Group, Fazer Group, Food For Progress, Fooever, Garveriet, Ginger Diamonds, Gold&Green of Helsinki, Green City Farming, Gröna Gårdar, GU Ventures, Handelsrådet, Huj, IBM, ICA, Inclusive Business Sweden, Indocore Food & Bio Tech, Innovatum, Kejtra, Klimato, KosterAlg, Krinova Incubator, Lantbrukarnas Ekonomi, Lantfisk, Lavivo, LivsmedelsFöreningen, Livsmedelsföretagen, Ljusgårda, LRF Media, Löfbergs, Macklean, Maisha Deli, Mondana, Native Flavours, Nordamark, Nordish Food, Nordiska Medier/Food Supply, Nutrient Sustainable Development, Ochstra, One Cake, Oy Karl Fazer, Paulig Incubator, Picadeli, PINC, RISE Research Institutes of Sweden, Root Pasta, Rootfruit, Rönnbacken Ventures, Sevan, Seventure Partners, Stockfiller.com, Stora Enso, Stora Sandön Ind.utveckling, Tebrito, The Food Accelerator, Tillväxtverket, Västkustens affärsänglar, VGR, Vinnova.
The event team is here to help. If you have any questions or queries, please contact:
Matilda von Rosen, Event Manager, Agroväst
Tel: +46 (0)722 341 600 Mail: matilda.vonrosen(at)agrovast.se
Linnéa Qvirist, Event Manager, RISE
Tel: +46 (0)725 686 909 Mail: linnea.qvirist(at)ri.se
Questions? Please contact: Matilda von Rosen,
We have reserved rooms at the hotel at Lumber & Karle https://www.lumberkarle.se/sv/engelska.
Book your room by calling +46 (0)512 709 00. Make sure to use the booking code: AgriVentureSweden
Questions? Please contact: Matilda von Rosen,