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If you are looking to start a AgTech business, it is never a bad idea to join an accelerator or incubator.

These organizations are designed to help startup businesses by providing them with office space, advice and access to potential partners, investors, and customers.

In this article, we have collected the 26 most popular accelerators and incubators that invest in AgTech startups.


The 26 Best AgTech Accelerators and Incubators

1) The Yield Lab

1) The Yield Lab

Funding, training, mentorship, and networking opportunities are available to farm technology startups.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: United States
  • City: St Louis
  • Started in: 2014
  • Founders: Thad Simons
  • Number of investments: 40
  • Number of exits: 2
  • Accelerator Duration (in weeks): 35

You can find their website here.

2) Clean Energy Trust

2) Clean Energy Trust

Early-stage startups working on clean energy, decarbonization, and environmental sustainability are supported by the Clean Energy Trust.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: United States
  • City: Chicago
  • Started in: 2010
  • Founders: Amy Francetic, Michael Polsky, Nick Pritzker
  • Number of investments: 37
  • Number of exits: 3

You can find their website here.

3) Rockstart

3) Rockstart

Rockstart is an early-stage investor that supports innovators with a social mission in the energy, agrifood, and emerging technology sectors.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: The Netherlands
  • City: Amsterdam
  • Started in: 2011
  • Founders: Bjorn Brekel, Don Ritzen, James Digby, Koen Wagemakers, Oscar Kneppers, Rune Theill, Susana Arévalo
  • Number of investments: 175
  • Number of exits: 12
  • Accelerator Duration (in weeks): 24

You can find their website here.

4) AgLaunch Accelerator

4) AgLaunch Accelerator

AgLaunch is a business acceleration initiative for agritech companies.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: United States
  • City: Memphis
  • Number of investments: 3
  • Accelerator Duration (in weeks): 5

You can find their website here.

5) Fledge

5) Fledge

Fledge is a global network of business accelerators focused on for-profit enterprises with a social goal.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: United States
  • City: Seattle
  • Started in: 2012
  • Founders: Francesco Persivale, Luni Libes, Roberto Persivale
  • Number of investments: 36
  • Accelerator Duration (in weeks): 7

You can find their website here.

6) NovoAgro Ventures

6) NovoAgro Ventures

In Brazil, the first exclusive Corporate Venture Builder in Agribusiness. The FAEMG System and the FCJ Group have formed a collaboration.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Brazil
  • City: Belo Horizonte
  • Started in: 2020
  • Founders: Leonardo Dias, Paulo Justino, Sergio Alves

You can find their website here.

7) Foodland Ventures

7) Foodland Ventures

Foodland Ventures invests in innovation to help the food and beverage industry grow.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Taiwan
  • City: Taipei
  • Started in: 2020
  • Founders: Victor Chen
  • Number of investments: 5

You can find their website here.

8) Techstars Farm to Fork Accelerator

8) Techstars Farm to Fork Accelerator

The goal is to uncover the top entrepreneurs working on food tech, food supply chain, and AgTech solutions. Cargill and Ecolab were partners.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: United States
  • City: Saint Paul
  • Started in: 2018
  • Founders: Brett Brohl, Jessica Stalbaum
  • Number of investments: 43
  • Accelerator Duration (in weeks): 13

You can find their website here.

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9) The Yield Lab Europe

9) The Yield Lab Europe

Yield Lab Europe is the leading early-stage investor in Agri Food and Ag Tech startups that are revolutionizing agriculture and food systems.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Ireland
  • City: Dublin
  • Started in: 2017
  • Number of investments: 14
  • Number of exits: 2

You can find their website here.

10) FoodFutureCo

10) FoodFutureCo

FoodFutureCo is a scale-up accelerator for existing, mission-driven food companies.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: United States
  • City: New York
  • Started in: 2015
  • Founders: Shen Tong
  • Number of investments: 37
  • Accelerator Duration (in weeks): 20

You can find their website here.

11) muru-D

11) muru-D

Muru-D is a startup accelerator that helps tech entrepreneurs scale their businesses more efficiently and effectively.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Australia
  • City: Sydney
  • Started in: 2014
  • Founders: Annie Parker, Charlotte Yarkoni, Mick Liubinskas
  • Number of investments: 87
  • Number of exits: 4

You can find their website here.

12) Bigbang Angels

12) Bigbang Angels

Bigbang Angels is a cross-border early-stage accelerator and investor.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: South Korea
  • City: Seoul
  • Started in: 2012
  • Founders: Michael Hwang
  • Number of investments: 55

You can find their website here.

13) GLOCAL

13) GLOCAL

We are Latin America's first 100% focused Agrifoodtech Acceleration Fund with a triple effect vision.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Argentina
  • City: Rosario
  • Started in: 2016
  • Founders: Bernardo Milesy
  • Number of investments: 11
  • Accelerator Duration (in weeks): 12

You can find their website here.

14) The Kitchen - FoodTech Hub

14) The Kitchen - FoodTech Hub

Investor. Incubator for new technologies. Concentrate on food technology.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Israel
  • City: Ashdod
  • Started in: 2015
  • Number of investments: 15
  • Number of exits: 1

You can find their website here.

15) Orion Startups

15) Orion Startups

Orion Entrepreneurs is a business accelerator and funding program for software and internet startups in their early stages.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Mexico
  • City: Chihuahua
  • Started in: 2014
  • Founders: Antonio Rios, Luis Almanza
  • Number of investments: 29
  • Accelerator Duration (in weeks): 20

You can find their website here.

16) The Pearse Lyons Accelerator

16) The Pearse Lyons Accelerator

The Pearse Lyons Accelerator is a three-month program for ten agritech and agricultural science entrepreneurs.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Ireland
  • City: Dublin
  • Started in: 2017
  • Number of investments: 22
  • Number of exits: 1

You can find their website here.

17) Thrive by SVG Ventures

17) Thrive by SVG Ventures

SVG Ventures' Thrive is the top global VC firm in terms of AgTech portfolio size.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: United States
  • City: Los Gatos
  • Started in: 2014
  • Founders: John Hartnett
  • Number of investments: 12

You can find their website here.

18) Plug and Play Spain

18) Plug and Play Spain

We are Spain's premier innovation platform, connecting the world's best entrepreneurs with industry leaders.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Spain
  • City: Paterna
  • Started in: 2012
  • Founders: Alberto Gutiérrez, Juan-Luis Hortelano, Ruben Colomer, Saeed Amidi
  • Number of investments: 51
  • Number of exits: 5

You can find their website here.

19) Seedhouse

19) Seedhouse

For agtech, food, and digital entrepreneurs, we offer an accelerator program, an innovation platform, and an early stage investor.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Germany
  • City: Osnabrück
  • Started in: 2018
  • Number of investments: 2
  • Accelerator Duration (in weeks): 24

You can find their website here.

20) WIRE Accelerator

20) WIRE Accelerator

The WIRE Accelerator is a 12-week program that focuses on the development of businesses in AgTech, Energy, FinTech, Oil & Gas, and other fields.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: United States
  • City: Amarillo
  • Started in: 2019
  • Founders: Kyla Frye
  • Number of investments: 1
  • Accelerator Duration (in weeks): 12

You can find their website here.

21) AgSprint

21) AgSprint

AgSprint is bringing together a diverse set of resources to assist AgTech innovation.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: United States
  • City: Las Cruces
  • Accelerator Duration (in weeks): 5

You can find their website here.

22) Lever

22) Lever

Lever is a non-profit organization that focuses on youth empowerment, social entrepreneurship, and entrepreneurship.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: United States
  • City: North Adams
  • Started in: 2014
  • Number of investments: 2

You can find their website here.

23) Agro Innovation Lab Gmbh

23) Agro Innovation Lab Gmbh

The Agro Innovation Lab is a cooperative innovation platform created by BayWa and RWA, two of the world's largest agricultural companies.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Austria
  • City: Vienna
  • Started in: 2016
  • Number of investments: 3

You can find their website here.

24) FCJ Triangulo Venture Builder

24) FCJ Triangulo Venture Builder

The Regional Office of Latin America's Largest Venture Builder

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Brazil
  • City: Uberlândia
  • Started in: 2018
  • Founders: Afrânio Almeida Junior, Paulo Justino
  • Number of investments: 2

You can find their website here.

25) Xandance & Partners GmbH

25) Xandance & Partners GmbH

Co-Investment Boutique for Family Offices

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Switzerland
  • City: Stäfa
  • Started in: 2018
  • Founders: Werner Schünemann

You can find their website here.

26) InNegev

26) InNegev

Agri-Food Tech, CleanTech, Industry 4.0; Advanced Technology Incubator

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Israel
  • City: Rahat
  • Started in: 2020
  • Number of investments: 1

You can find their website here.

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