Upscaling Agribusiness Start-Ups

An Africa-wide platform bringing together food and agribusiness stakeholders and players to facilitate the acceleration process for Agripreneurs and Startups.

Our Partners

Organiser

Associate Partner

Media Partner

Access to Funding

Learn alternative funding, credible business channeling and bankable project development.

Access To Markets


Upstream and downstream market access and solutions to challenges across the value chain.

Policy/Regulation


Knowledge of and Policy alignment for Agripreneurs growth and scaling businesses.

Managerial Capacity

Managerial skill and mentorship to adjust to environmental changes.

What It Takes To Succeed


The Conference will address the common traits and skills of successful entrepreneurs.

Discover innovative and fundable ventures right through the value chain from farm to fork.

ATTEND AND GAIN ACCESS TO: FINANCE • MARKETS • INNOVATION • BANKABLE VENTURES • MANAGERIAL EXPERTISE • MENTORSHIP

About The Conference

This is a meet-up for the agribusiness value-chain, from seed to dinner plate. Attendees will meetup with regional and global producers, service-providers, captains of industry, students, faculty, investors, Start-Ups, Government and business in solution finding and business growth. 
The Conference will present insights on business models, market access and development, intellectual property rights (IPR), innovation development process, business financing, policy and legislation among other critical interventions. A sure growth mix for any agribusiness.

The Agripreneurs Conference 2019 promotes agriculture as an essential driver of economic development and an area of great opportunities for young people in Africa. With the world’s population growing at a staggering rate, the demand for agricultural land and food supply has been placing immense pressure on Governments across the continent. The Conference combines love for food, agriculture and business, economic development and equal opportunity.

The Conference aims to harness opportunities in agribusiness entrepreneurship and innovations, including ICT innovations, along the value chains. The Organisers realise that nothing talks to investors louder than improved sector image, increased productivity and returns to investment and exciting ideas.
Join local, regional and global producers, service-providers, captains of industry, students, faculty, investors, Start-Ups, Government and business in solution finding and business growth.

The Agripreneurs Conference 2019 is an Africa-wide platform bringing together agribusiness stakeholders and players to facilitate the acceleration of agripreneurs and startups growth. The Conference aims to discover and scale-up innovative and fundable agriculture ventures from various corners of the continent, assist agripreneurs and start-ups with access to finance, markets and expertise.

Join local, regional and global producers, service-providers, captains of industry, students, faculty, investors, Start-Ups, Government and business in solution finding and business growth.

ATTEND AND GAIN ACCESS TO: FINANCE • MARKETS • INNOVATION • BANKABLE VENTURES • MANAGERIAL EXPERTISE • MENTORSHIP

Who Should Attend?

This event is meant for entrepreneurs in the agribusiness space, professionals, students or anybody who has the initiative to develop pioneering ideas and solutions for the agricultural sector from across Africa:

  • Regional and global producers,
  • Leaders from local and global technology companies,
  • Pension Funds, Development Banks and other Financiers
  • Startup CEOs and Serial Entrepreneurs,
  • Prospective Entrepreneurs,
  • Venture Capitalists,
  • Entrepreneurship development specialists
  • Business Incubation Hubs,
  • Technology Hubs,
  • Government Officials,
  • Educators, Researcher-Developers,
  • Agribusiness Practitioners,
  • Local Economic Development.

SELECTED AGRIPRENEURS

THOUGHT LEADERS & POLICY MAKERS

AGRIBUSINESS PRACTITIONERS

INVESTORS AND FINANCIERS

BUYERS AND MARKETERS

The Agripreneurs 2019 Conference promotes agriculture as an essential driver of economic development and an area of great opportunities for young people in Africa.

ATTEND AND GAIN ACCESS TO: FINANCE • MARKETS • INNOVATION • BANKABLE VENTURES • MANAGERIAL EXPERTISE • MENTORSHIP

Conference Agenda

THE AGRIPRENEUR: FUTURE OF FOOD SECURITY, THE NEXT BIG EMPLOYER.
  • Why invest in agribusiness. What is in for you the investor.
  • NDP identifies agricultural sector as growth and jobs engine.
  • Youth Employment in Agriculture as a Solid Solution to ending Hunger and Poverty in Africa.
THE AGRIDISRUPTORS SESSION: NEW BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT AND UP-SCALING.
  • High value and on demand agriproducts business plans and starter budgets.
  • Exciting Business Ideas fest.
  • Enterprise Supplier Development.
  • Digital innovation to overcome agriculture value-chain related constraints.
ACCESS TO FINANCE
  • Tapping into financing networks to help you meet key needs that will scale your agribusiness.
  • Tapping into inputs networks and working with the best options.
  • Agriculture investment discussed from an investor point of view.
  • Project bankability and Scalability, grow big or go home.
ACCESS TO MARKETS AND MARKET DEVELOPMENT
  • Meeting export market standards and the opportunities available for Africa’s agriproducts.
  • Solving market problems by opening up to export markets.
  • Expound value addition to prepare you for export market.
VALUE CHAIN DEVELOPMENT
  • Understanding Agricultural Value Chains
  • Agricultural value chains: A game changer for small holders.
  • Building competitiveness in Africa’s agriculture: Focus on productivity, efficiency and regional value-add of products.
  • The Value Chain approach as key tool to better target interventions in the agricultural sector: Focus on where real value is created.

Let’s Connect

WhatsApp: +27 81 585 8631
Tel: +27 83 792 5017
Email: info@agripreneurs-conference.com
registrations@agripreneurs-conference.com

Address: Market Up,
10 Van Beek Street,
New Doornfontein,
Johannesburg, 2094,
South Africa

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