The Yield Lab Europe is part of a global network of Agrifood Tech funds, with global headquarters in St Louis USA, and sister funds in LATAM and Singapore. The Yield Lab Europe is a €21m early stage Agrifood tech fund which comprises an accelerator and a larger follow-on fund, investing in high tech companies with the potential to significant disrupt and improve our current systems of global food production, and to improve the environmental sustainability of the industry. The main fund invests €1m each into 10-12 companies over several follow on rounds, with the strongest accelerator companies expected to progress to the main fund.
The Yield Lab Europe’s accelerator invests €100,000 into early stage agrifood technology companies that revolutionize agriculture and food systems to sustainably feed the world. In addition to providing capital, The Yield Lab Europe provides access to individualized mentoring from industry experts, access to the premiere agrifood tech accelerator in Ireland, and access to the Yield Lab global network of experts, corporates and investors all around the world to enable companies to successfully scale and commercialise internationally. The Yield Lab Europe currently has seven companies in its portfolio, of whom four are Irish. Going forward we expect to invest in five new companies per year through the accelerator.
Application Deadline: 30 June 2020
Source: The Yield Lab Europe
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