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The Future of Food

September 26 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm


New York’s first conference dedicated to the innovation and entrepreneurship shaping the future of agriculture and food in the region

Food and agtech startups, business executives and leaders, enterprise farmers, investors, university faculty, government, and other food & agtech enthusiasts will not want to miss this first-time event. Panel discussions and presentations will include:
  • Investment perspectives from food and agtech investors
  • New technologies in agriculture
  • Food companies raising capital and gaining traction
  • Growth strategies for food companies
  • Venture-backed Agronomic’s successful exit
  • Startup showcase featuring emerging food & agtech companies

This program will be presented at a live working mid-sized dairy farm operating near Syracuse NY, with opportunities to see and hear first-hand how the farm operates, adopts new technologies, and faces challenges. Want to learn more about the event? Click here. 

Startup Pitches

Startups will pitch new products, services and companies launching in the region

Investor Panel

Panel discussion with investors focused on food and agricultural technologies 

Successful Exit

Hear from the founders of Agronomic about their experiences starting in upstate NY, raising venture capital, and getting acquired

Featured Speakers

Bethany Deshpande
SomaDetect, 43North's $1M prize winner

Somak Chattopadhyay
Armory Square Ventures

Warren Zeiser
20+ year veteran food startups & turnarounds

Todd Kletter
CEO building Tierra Farms to $100M

Mike Waterman
Canopy Holdings

Tickets Available

Tickets are $50 until 9/12/18 and $75 thereafter.

Contact us for member/entrepreneur discounts.

Have a startup you want to showcase? Let us know!

thank you to our sponsors


September 26
2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Hourigan’s Dairy Farm
884 Gorham Road
Elbridge, NY 13060 United States