AgInnovation Investment Forum
Investing in growth. Yielding prosperity.
The Saskatchewan Capital Network and Economic Development Regina have partnered with local innovation organizations to host the AgInnovation Investment Forum on March 7th, 2019.
The AgInnovation Investment Forum is a half-day event that brings together the ag-community to discuss investing in the agri-value and agri-tech sectors. The event is a unique combination of early-stage companies, the investment community and, supporting organizations. Agriculture is a key driver of Saskatchewan’s economy and, investing in new products and technologies is crucial to support innovation and our competitiveness in this sector.
At this forum, attendees will:
- Learn about investment trends in Ag
- Hear from experienced investors and entrepreneurs
- Connect with potential investment opportunities with Saskatchewan companies
- Support our local success stories
Join local agri-businesses, Angel Investors, VCs and technology innovators to accelerate growth in this sector through knowledge-sharing, networking and the building of new partnerships.
1:00 PM Registration opens
2:00 PM Welcome remarks
2:30 PM Panel of Discussion: Investing in Agri-value & Ag Tech
Discuss unique opportunities open to Saskatchewan and talk about private investors’ role as a seed stage funding
Roberta Bain, CEO, Mother Labs
Thomas Benjoe, President & CEO, FHQ Developments
David Gauthier, VP Investment, Natural Products Canada
Rick Pattison, President & CEO, Pattison Liquid Systems
Tracy Polis, Director Insight to Impact Group Agriculture & Food, ISM Canada
Dean Klippenstein, Partner & Business Advisor – Agriculture, MNP
3:20 PM Presentation: Tiffany Stephenson, Chief Marketing Officer, Protein Industries Canada (PIC)
Learn more about PIC and their upcoming initiatives
3:50 PM Networking break
4:00 PM Fireside chat: Murad Al-Katib, President & CEO, AGT Food & Ingredients and Wanda Hunchak, Executive VP, Westcap (interviewer)
Trends and opportunities that prove why investing in Agri-value & Ag-Tech is rapidly growing as one of the hottest sectors
4:45 PM Pitch Presentations (5 companies)*
5 companies do their 5 minutes presentations to a panel of judges.
6:00 PM Reception
*If you are an ag-tech or ag-value company and you would like to pitch your business at this event, please contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org or learn more about eligibility here.