Speaking Engagement

Investor Panel: Where is the Next Big Disruption in Ag & Why Isn’t It Here Yet?

World Agri-Tech Innovation Summit

28 Mar 2017 05:00 p.m. - 05:45 p.m.

San Francisco Airport Marriott Waterfront
1800 Old Bayshore Highway
Burlingame, CA 94010


  • Where are the true differentiators and what technology companies are achieving scale and scope? How are technologies scaling up outside the US?
  • Global investments in agtech are gathering pace, but how long will this pattern be sustained over the next four years with the commodity price downturn? Where is the capital going to come from as agtech transitions towards B & C stage rounds?
  • Does the industry see an IPO in agtech coming soon and where will we see major consolidation?

Session Chair:

  • Susan Mac Cormac, Partner, Morrison & Foerster, USA


  • Kirk Haney, CEO, Radicle, USA
  • Andy Ziolkowski, Managing Director, Cultivan Sandbox Ventures, USA
  • Aki Georgacacos, Co-founder and Managing Partner, Avrio Capital, Canada
  • Brook Porter, Partner, KPCB, USA
  • Ignacio Martinez, Partner, Flagship Pioneering, USA



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