Sprout welcomes Hannah Senior
Sprout Accelerator offering $500,000 to innovators working on New Zealand’s agricultural and food challenges
The Sprout team is excited to announce that we have recently invited Hannah Senior to join us in 2020. She will be scouting for innovative companies in the UK and Europe.
Hannah is an agritech entrepreneur and leader based in the UK. She has her MBA from Stanford University and is the owner and CEO of PBS International, a pollination control products business. She is also a board member for UK’s Centre for Agricultural Innovation for crop health and protection.
Global Table - a global vision for humanity
Sprout Accelerator is back and looking for registrations from both traditional agritech and future-food focussed start-ups from New Zealand and abroad.
Innovations at all stages of development are encouraged to come forward and work with the Sprout Accelerator.
Key player in global leather industry has headquarters in Agritech Hub
Did you know Oceania is second only to North America for the most food loss at the consumption end of the value chain?
If we are to have a sustainable future, this attitude and behaviour needs to change.
Read more to discover what Sprout’s COO Chelsea discovered while attending Global Table, in Melbourne in early September.
Entrepreneur Spotlight - HortWorx
New Zealand is a key player in the global leather industry and one of the industry’s premier associations is based in the Manawatu Agritech Hub.
New Zealand Leather & Shoe Research Association (LASRA) is owned by its industry clients who process 100% of New Zealand’s hides and deerskins and over 90% of its lamb and sheepskins, mostly for export, providing around $350M p.a. in export earnings to NZ Inc.
Entrepreneur Spotlight - Riverwatch
Meet Rob Elstone of HortWorx. Hortworx are creating machines for increased horticultural productivity in orchard and pack houses.
Entrepreneur Spotlight - Next Farm
Meet James Muir, Grant Muir and Andre Pinkert from Riverwatch. In their entrepreneur spotlight hear how they identified the environmental problem they’re now trying to solve and their journey in finding a solution.
Entrepreneur Spotlight - Metris
Meet Aaron Furrer and Sammi Stewart from Next Farm, two young entrepreneurs using IoT for fixed grid irrigation control.
Meet Paul Heaps and Mark Bart of Metris. An award winning weather & forecasting AI technology for farmers and growers.