Opportunity: AgTech Pitch Competition - Deadline: Oct. 31

Opportunity to apply to the AgTech Pitch Competition at the Andhra-Pradesh ‘Smart Farming, Sampanna Rythu’ (Smart Farming, Prosperous Farmer) Summit, an initiative of the Government of Andhra Pradesh, being held in partnership with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and Dalberg Advisors.

The Summit will be a global event that will be held in Visakhapatnam on the 16th and 17th November 2017 and will be led by the Hon’ble Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, Shri N. Chandrababu Naidu, and the co-chair and trustee of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Mr. Bill Gates.

The pitch competition invites organizations around the world with cutting-edge AgTech solution to solve some of the most pressing agricultural challenges faced by small and marginal farmers in the state.

The finalists of the competition will get the unique opportunity to pitch their ideas to an eminent jury consisting of investors, AgTech experts, industry leaders, and government officials at the Summit, and showcase their product/ service at a global event. The winners of the event will get to sign an MoU with the Andhra Pradesh Government to roll-out their solution state-wide.

To apply, please log-on to the AgTech Pitch Competition website (http://smartfarmingforap.in/). The last date to apply is 31st October, and the finalists will be informed personally by 10th November.