The Israeli AgriTech Strategic Partnerships Project
For Early-Stage New Zealand & Australian Businesses
Building enduring relationships that drive high growth in global markets.
Centred around AgriFoods Week, Tel Aviv, Israel, 5-13 Nov 2022
The Global Agritech Powerhouse
Israel is known globally as an a agritech powerhouse, with significant depth in research and innovation, a world-leading ecosystem for start-ups and early-stage agritech businesses, sophisticated capital markets, world-wide distribution experience for agritech products and services, and many more assets and attributes.
These attributes lay the foundations for new and enduring partnerships between early-stage New Zealand and Australian agritech businesses, who are looking to partner with compatible and complementary agritech businesses in Israel, to reduce the time, costs and risks of both partners achieving accelerated growth, especially into new global markets.
The Details in Summary
Purpose - to identify, introduce and support like-minded, early- stage businesses in Australasia and Israel to form enduring, profitable strategic partnerships that speed the profitable development, sale and servicing of products to global markets.
Period - from mid-August to mid-December 22, with the trade delegation visit to Israel during AgriFoods week, 5-13 November 22.
People - support from NZ & Aust agritech leaders, trade envoys and diplomats; Israeli specialists in agritech, early-stage B2B, Startup Nation Central including venture capital, and local connections to senior decision-makes.
Price - indicative $NZ11,400 + airfares.
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Parts - broadly speaking, expressions of interest during August, evaluations and “matchmaking” during September, scoping during October, clarifying strategic partnerships, joint ventures or other B2B relationships in Israel, while also attending selected AgriFoods Week events (and taking some time out to see amazing Israel).
Process - first step is simply registering your interest without obligation, by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org so full details can be sent to you, with regular updates.
An end-to-end, program from August to December 2022, is supported by the Embassy of Israel in New Zealand, The Israeli Export Institute, the NZ Israel Innovation Hub, AgriTechNZ, and AusAgritech.
Creating opportunities for early-stage New Zealand and Australian agritech businesses to form strategic partnerships with like-minded Israeli agritech firms, to drive high growth by delivering integrated agritech solutions to global markets.
Led by Kenneth Irons, MD of AgSorted Ltd and former Chairman of AgriTechNZ.
The End to End Program... August to December 2022
Contemplation, Evaluation, Introduction, Collaboration, Expansion Expression of Interest.
Contemplation, from August
If you run an established, early-stage agritech business in New Zealand or Australia, if you are looking for rapid growth that would be facilitated by taking time, cost and risk out of your development pathway, if you are interested in funding options, and like the prospect of being introduced to curated opportunities to form a strategic partnership with one or more like-minded Israeli agritech businesses then register your interest in confidence and without obligation.
Evaluation... during late August and September
Supported by qualified and informed partners in Israel, we’ll work with you to help you evaluate what you are looking to achieve, what the opportunities are to do so, and through partners including the Israel Export Institute, Start-Up Nation Central, the Israeli Ambassador and Trade Envoy to NZ and Australia, you’ll be able to evaluate the cost benefit of proceeding.
By this stage, you’ll be ready to commit to participating in the B2B Strategic Partnership Project, with the objective, without obligation or guarantees, of accelerating your business growth.
Collaboration... including attending AgriFoods Week in Tel Aviv, 5-13 Nov Through our specialist trade delegation management company, Farm To Farm Tours, you’ll be part of a bespoke group of like-minded, early-stage businesses from NZ and Australia to attend pre-arranged meetings with potential Israeli business partners, as well have opportunity to meet, alongside those partners, with Israel-based venture capital providers.
The Participant Package
The participant package recognises early-stage businesses need to make every dollar work, so aside from the primary value of the B2B introductions, the package includes registration for AgriFoods Week including AgriVest, plus mid-range accommodation, transfers, many meals, and personal invitations to exclusive functions hosted by Israeli entities, not available to business people travelling independently.
While there are many opportunities for experiencing Israel as a tourist, visits to well-known sites like Jerusalem’s Old City, Masada, Galilee and more, will be included as time permits, as the primary focus is on building lasting commercial relationships.
Pricing as an indication, subject to confirmation, includes the B2B project management, registration for Agrifoods events on Monday 7 and Tuesday 8 Nov, participation in two or three invitation-only events, nine nights single room accommodation, eight breakfasts and five dinners, and allowance for one half-day and two full days of visiting tourist sites of interest - dates depending on prioritising B2B engagements. Airfares are not included.
Indicative pricing is $NZ11,400 per person including accommodation, excluding airfares.
The Evidence of Success - the Profitable Growth of your Agritech Business
With the objective of this project being squarely on building mutually-profitable, accelerated business growth in agritech partnerships, the measure of success will be the number of viable strategic partnerships formed, the total value of capital raised, and the gross revenue growth in participating companies from New Zealand and Australia, with Israel partners.