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Graduation Day | StartLife Accelerate Spring 2020

Welcome to the online graduation of nine ambitious Food- & AgTech startups of the StartLife Accelerate Spring 2020 Cohort. For the first time we have opened the doors to our Graduation Day to the global F&A community. We look forward to welcoming you at the event and meeting you in the Networkapp. 


(Time = Central European Summer Time)

15.00 -Virtual Walk In*
Live chat with participants in Networkapp.

15.30 - Opening & Welcome
by Jan Meiling, Managing Director StartLife  

15.35 - Program Highlights
by Loet Rammelsberg, Program Director StartLife  

15.40 - Startup pitches (part I)

15.40   Pitch by Wilco Dijkstra - Celine

15.45   Pitch by Soheil Jahanshahi - Mythronics

15.50   Pitch by Jason Kiem - InsectoCycle

15.55   Pitch by Rikje van de Weerd - NaturalPond

16.00   Pitch by Sadiq van Overbeek - PAR+

16:05 - Panel:

             "How will the covid-19 pandemic reshape our food supply chains?"

Sheila Struyck, Venture partner & Co-founder NBI Investors

• Mike Vermeer, Senior Innovation Manager Royal Cosun

• Anieke Wierenga, Program Director ScaleUpFood

• Yóran Meijers, Investment Team Anterra Capital

16.25 - New Incubator Space 
By Jan Meiling. 

16.30 - Startup pitches (part II)

16.30 Pitch by Akash Mathew - CIED

16.35 Pitch by Dimitris Karefyllakis - Time Travelling Milkman

16.40 Pitch by Rob Dortmans - Van Holland Zalm

16.45 Pitch by Ewoud Overduin - NXT Cotton Solutions

16.50 - Alumnus Update: SAIA Agrobotics
By Jeoffrey van den Berg, COO SAIA Agrobotics

16.55 - Closing words
By Jan Meiling 

17.00 - Optional

A) Virtual Meeting Lounge*
Live chat with participants.

B) Startup Round Tables*

(Video)call in a small group with one or more startups of your choosing. You can sign up through Networkapp. Limited seats available. 


  *requires the use of the online version of Networkapp



June 2020

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