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Awarded Startups at Pitch Competition

Awarded Startups at Pitch Competition

AgLaunch hosted its inaugural Startup Station at The Mid-South Farm & Gin Show on March 3, 2017. The “Shark Tank”-like event featured 15 agtech entrepreneurs who pitched their ideas for innovative ag products to an audience of farmers and investors before receiving questions and feedback from a […]

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AgLaunch Startup Station

On Friday, March 3, 2017, ag-tech entrepreneurs from across the country will meet in Memphis, Tennessee to pitch how their idea could change the future of agriculture. AgLaunch will be hosting this Startup Station at the Farm & Gin Show, which hosts more than 400 exhibitors and […]

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Tips for Startup Success

You are doomed to fail. If you’re an entrepreneur, you have heard this over and over, and for good reason- 90% of all startups fail (Forbes). Entrepreneurs have allowed our society to grow and advance, following mottos like “I have not failed, I have just found 10,000 […]

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Press Release: AgLaunch Propelling New Startups

AgLaunch Propelling New Startups through Venture Investment & Farm-Centric Innovation Model Applications Open for 2017 Accelerator with $50,000 Investment and Opportunity to Pitch to Industry Panel at Mid-South Farm Show   MEMPHIS, Tenn. (February 3, 2017) — AgLaunch™ continues to expand its farm-centric innovation platform to accelerate […]

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Why Tech Entrepreneurs Should be Interested in Ag

Why Tech Entrepreneurs Should be Interested in Ag

Close your eyes and picture an entrepreneur; most likely you see a millennial with black, square-rimmed glasses, relaxed jeans and sneakers, coffee in one hand, iPhone in the other, as they test their latest app. Close your eyes again and picture a farmer. Many images may come […]

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New Year’s Goal: Check the AgLaunch Accelerator Application Off Your List

New Year’s Goal: Check the AgLaunch Accelerator Application Off Your List

For many, the New Year can mean lofty workout goals, no more sizzling bacon for breakfast, and an added book on the shelf with the promise to help you achieve the most in life. For entrepreneurs, this ambition translates to yearly goals like product validation, market entry, […]

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After a successful inaugral accelerator, 2017 applications are now open

We recently completed our inaugural 15-week AgLaunch Accelerator. We are proud of our companies’ successes. Cowlar will be attending Y Combinator and is expanding its footprint in the US dairy market. Secure Food Solutions was awarded a Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) grant from the National Science Foundation […]

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New Private Funds Announced

Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces New Private Funds to Make Investments in Rural America (April 29, 2015)  http://www.usda.gov/wps/portal/usda/usdamediafb?contentid=2015/04/0118.xml&printable=true      

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USDA, TDA Seed Fund

USDA, TDA Announce Seed Funding to Ignite Agri-Tech Entrepreneurship (August 20, 2015) – See more at: https://www.tn.gov/agriculture/news/usda-tda-announce-seed-funding-to-ignite-agri-tech-entrepreneurship#sthash.3bu3r4q9.dpuf  

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Haslam Administration Eyes Ag Launch Support for Tennessee Rural Entrepreneurs and Growers

posted originally on Venture Tennessee Connections (http://www.venturetennessee.com)-  Wed. Nov. 12, 2014) THE TALK is nearly over. Innovators in rural Tennessee are likely in 2015 to begin seeing more State attention paid to their capital formation, workforce, infrastructure and related business needs, through an initiative dubbed Ag Launch. […]

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