Discovering Innovations of Tomorrow, Today
We’re looking for disruptive ag-tech startups with proven technology that is ready for market to take part in a mentorship program for agribusiness innovators.
A Once-in-a-Lifetime Opportunity
Ten leading ag-tech startups from across the world will travel to
Dogpatch Labs in Dublin, Ireland for a three month, cohort-based
accelerator offering workspace, mentoring and the possibility of
The programme combines Alltech’s leadership and expertise in
agricultural and nutritional science with the tech ecosystem and
startup network of Dogpatch Labs.
ExpertiseAccesss to the founder and management of a leading agribusiness company that operates in more than 120 countries around the world
ONE: The Alltech Ideas Conference
Pitch to 4,000+ ag-tech leaders at a global conference in the USA
€ 15,000 + stipend
€ 300,000 + Perks
World-class mentorship from the Alltech and Dogpatch Labs network
Workspace in Ireland's leading startup hub, located in the Dublin Docklands
Ireland’s Leading Startup HubDogpatch Labs, a co-working space with over 350 members in the heart of the Dublin Docklands, is home to many of Ireland’s fastest growing tech startups. Boasting strong corporate partnerships with Google, ESB, Ulster Bank and Pivotal Labs, Dogpatch Labs is a known and trusted brand.
Why Should You Join?
The 10 successful applicants will work with Alltech and Dogpatch Labs to accelerate their business development through Alltech and its global network. Successful applicants will enjoy many benefits during the programme, including:
€300,000 + in perks
ONE: The Alltech Ideas Conference
Access to Alltech's Global Network
Accelerate your go-to-market strategy with a global leader in agri-business that conducts business in 120+ countries worldwide.
Alltech is one of the few truly global agricultural companies positioned to assist in opening doors and advising on routes to market and global market access in the more than 120 countries where it is present. Innovation and speed have always been at the core of its success and now startups will have the opportunity to scale rapidly, utilizing the expertise and mentorship from Alltech's founder, Dr. Pearse Lyons, and the company's senior management.
Successful applicants will also receive perks valued at over €300,000, including...
Our mentors are leaders in the agricultural, technology and business sectors. Many are featured below, and more will be announced soon. Given the wide range of startups participating in the programme, a bespoke approach with agreed upon goals and various "checkpoints" in mentorship is appropriate for this accelerator.
What to Expect
Core Phase 1
Dates: Mon 5 March – Fri 9 March
- Introduction to Alltech & Dogpatch Labs
- 1:1 Goal Setting with Alltech & Dogpatch Labs
- Alltech Craft Brew & Food Festival
Core Phase 2
Dates: Monday 2 Apr – Friday 6 Apr
- Mentor Madness
- Pitch Coaching & Practice
- Lunch & Learns
Core Phase 3
Dates: Mon 30 April – Fri 4 May
- Pitch Deck Coaching
- Internationalization Module
- Demo Day
Core Phase 4
Dates: 20 – 23 May
- Pitch at ONE: The Alltech Ideas Conference
- Booth at ONE: The Alltech Ideas Conference
- Attend ONE: The Alltech Ideas Conference
Looking Back: The Pearse Lyons Accelerator 2017
Last year, we were delighted to receive 183 applications from 38
countries across six continents. We selected startups to join the
15-week, mentorship-driven programme aimed at collaborative learning
and seeking new business and/or partnership opportunities.