Pitching Competition

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AgriVenture Finland proudly presents the Kaski2023 pitching competition! Are you an innovative startup dedicated to the food and agribusiness and sustainable food chain, starving to meet business leaders and angels, investors and like-minded professionals? Then this is your chance to pitch your way to the top! On day 1 you will present a 5-minute pitch to the jury. The 10 best pitches will be selected for the finals on day 2, where you will impress the jury with a shorter, concise 3-minute pitch! The winner of the competition will receive the grand cash prize of 5,000€! If you don’t go, you won’t know!

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KASKI2023 Pitching competition Final

Schedule for Thursday 8th of June 2023

11:15   Welcoming words, Instructions + Quick introduction of the Jury    
11:20   3 min pitches + time for couple of questions after each pitch    
11:20    Agronnect
11:25    Anicare Oy
11:30    BeeSage SIA
11:35    Carbon Balance Finland
11:40    EOD Europe
11:45    Gaiago
11:50    Manna Insect
11:55    Quanturi
12:00    Soil Scout
12:05    Squee-Natural Resources Institute Finland
12:10    WeedBot
12:15    Questions/Comments
12:20    End of session, Jury convenes to select the winner

Members of the Jury

Companies Participating in the Pitching Competition

  • Carbon Balance Finland Oy: Technological solution for the circular carbon economy
  • Boxhunt: Boosted food production and transparent data
  • Squee-Natural Resources Institute Finland: Squee mycoprotein – The second wave alternative protein technology
  • Vacuum Wood. Tech: Vacuum Wood Tech - The Future of sustainable Urban farming
  • Manna Insect: Manna Insect is democratizing food production using insects and standalone intelligent mobile solution to enable anyone anywhere in the world upcycle biowaste to value
  • Anicare Oy: Anicare - Rancher of tomorrow
  • FarmLEAP: Digitalize relationship with farmers to create value
  • GAIAGO: Accelerating Soil revitalization thanks to Carbon Credits
  • WeedBot: Laser weeding technology to replace herbicide use and manual labor
  • Applied Physics Instruments API Oy: The Best for Earth
  • Soil Scout Oy: Soil Scout - Underground Weather for Farmers
  • Optea AB: AR through HUDs in digitalized farming
  • FFBS-Fashion For Biodiversity Solutions GmbH: Controlling, monitoring & certifying organic agriculture, using spaceTech & AI
  • OKP4: How Pollen Data Platform values your data?
  • 3E Energy Oy: 3E Opti nutrient recycling
  • SIA RoBaltic: Precision water-based weeding in automating plant care
  • Quanturi: Quanturi – Ensuring food security in the Agtech space
  • EOD Europe: Gain extra kilos by supporting healthy growth
  • BeeSage SIA: Data-driven Beekeeping for Productivity and Sustainability
  • fhink.ai: Multiplying agriculture profitability by driving transformation of farmer communities, farm-animal linkages, rural-urban linkages and nutrition awareness
  • Agronnect: Agronnect-Agricultural consultancy from top experts available online
  • DataSpace Europe Oy: Farmers' data strategy
  • Robust Seed Technology A&F AB: Sustainable food production by Seed Vitalization