FCMB Agritech EPIC Pitch and Conference 2020

Providing early to growth-stage entrepreneurs with prerequisite resources to grow and scale their Agritech businesses

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About the Program

The FCMB Agritech EPIC Pitch seeks to grow the Agricultural sector by providing early to growth-stage entrepreneurs with prerequisite resources to grow and scale their Agritech businesses.

The program will support Agritech businesses in Nigeria, and the rest of Africa, with seed investment, access to workspace, market & network that stimulates innovation, collaboration and business growth.

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the event would take place online.

Who should apply?

The program is open to Agritech startups in Africa using technology to solve any of the following problems in the Agricultural sector

Processing/Production/Storage

Agricultural Finance

Agricultural Marketing

Supply Chain

What you stand to gain

₦1.5 million grant shared among top 2 startups

Mentor support

Access to workspace, market and networks that stimulate innovation, collaboration and business growth.

Access to Passion Incubator’s resources, partner organization support and business development services

Program Timeline

July 3rd to july 24th

Call for applications (Ends 24th July)

July 25th to 1st August

Screening of applications

3rd August to 10th August

Selection of 10 semi-finalists

14th August to 15th August

Announcement of 5 finalists

28th August | 10AM - 2PM

Agritech demo day

27th August | 10AM - 2PM

Conference

Conference

Themed Redefining and repositioning Agricultural value chains during and post the COVID-19 era, this conference will bring together, virtually, global experts to discuss and share insights on Agricultural value chains.

Speakers

Mike Ogbalu
Mike Ogbalu

CEO, Verve International

Kemi Arosanyin
Kemi Arosanyin

Director, Africa Trade Expansion Program, World Trade Center, Miami

Olushola Obikanye
Olushola Obikanye

Head, Agric Business and Structured Trade & Commodity at First City Monument Bank Limited

Rufus Idris
Rufus Idris

Deputy Chief of Party at USAID Feed the Future Nigeria Agribusiness Investment Activity