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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.

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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
investment.

The programme combines Alltech’s leadership and expertise in
agricultural and nutritional science with the tech ecosystem and
startup network of Dogpatch Labs.

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Expertise

Accesss to the founder and management of a leading agribusiness company that operates in more than 120 countries around the world

 

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ONE: The Alltech Ideas Conference

Pitch to 4,000+ ag-tech leaders at a global conference in the USA

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Funding

€ 15,000 + stipend

€ 300,000 + Perks

Investment fund

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Mentorship

World-class mentorship from the Alltech and Dogpatch Labs network

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Membership

Workspace in Ireland's leading startup hub, located in the Dublin Docklands

Ireland’s Leading Startup Hub

Dogpatch 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.
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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:

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Expertise

Access to Dr. Pearse Lyons, president and founder of Alltech, and the senior management of Alltech
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Funding

€15,000 + stipend
€300,000 + in perks
Investment fund
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Networking

Meet startups, solopreners and investors in Ireland's tech community
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ONE: The Alltech Ideas Conference

Pitch to 4,000+ ag-tech leaders at one of the largest agri-business conferences in the world
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Membership

Workspace in Ireland's startup hub Dogpatch Labs, located in the Dublin Docklands
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Mentorship

World-class mentorship from the Alltech and Dogpatch Labs network
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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.

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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.

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Annual
Conferences

$10 Million
Economic
Impact

70

Speakers

4,000+

Attendees

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Perks

 

Successful applicants will also receive perks valued at over €300,000, including...

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Mentoring

 

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

Activities

  • Introduction to Alltech & Dogpatch Labs
  • 1:1 Goal Setting with Alltech & Dogpatch Labs
  • Alltech Craft Brew & Food Festival
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Core Phase 2

Dates: Monday 2 Apr – Friday 6 Apr

Activities

  • Mentor Madness
  • Pitch Coaching & Practice
  • Lunch & Learns

Core Phase 3

Dates: Mon 30 April – Fri 4 May

Activities

  • Pitch Deck Coaching
  • Internationalization Module
  • Demo Day
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Core Phase 4

Dates: 20 – 23 May

Activites

  • 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.

 

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The Pearse Lyons Accelerator Alumni

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