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Grassroots Series session four: The art of empathy

What is empathy and why is it important in helping you build and scale your business? Join Jane Cockburn of Kairos Now in this Grassroots Series session to equip you with the tools to apply to your own conversations with customers.

Future
8 Mar 2021
52 min

Grassroots Series session three: Getting tight with farmers

What are the best ways to connect with growers and agronomists to pressure test your product or business idea? IntellectAg’s Brooke Sauer delves into the do’s and don’ts in this session of the Grassroots Series virtual session.

Farm
8 Mar 2021
52 min

Grassroots Series session two: Don't skip the legal stuff

The legalities of launching a startup can be challenging, but skipping them isn’t an option. This session of the Grassroots Series provides founders with a step-by-step guide to building a solid foundation for their business, where you’ll learn about the common legal mistakes made by early stage companies, how to avoid them and what to do instead.

Future
8 Mar 2021
1hr 4min watch

Grassroots Series session one: Are you solving a real problem?

How do you commercialise an idea that’s meeting a real market need? Cicada Innovations’ CEO Sally-Ann Williams does a deep dive with Dr Dharmica Mistry, Olympia Yarger and Dale Schilling, about their first steps on the startup journey. Together they’ll provide founders with a basic framework to test and validate their technology, along with tips and tricks to avoid the common pitfalls.

Future
8 Mar 2021
1hr 10min watch

Why investing in soil makes good business sense

Meet Tegan Nock, Australia’s golden girl for soil health and co-founder of Orange-based startup, Soil Carbon Co. Tegan is empowering farmers to boost soil carbon, using microbial technology, which could help sink billions of tonnes of carbon and offers a tradeable commodity.

Investment
14 Oct 2020
5 min read

How agtech can help remedy horticulture's labour challenge

Taking charge of the family’s New Zealand kiwifruit orchard, was unexpected for Genevieve Griffin-George but led to her developing PICMI, an online platform that links farmworkers and employers – with plans to go global.

Tech
13 Oct 2020
2 min read

Growing Australia's agtech footprint globally

This episode considers how Australia can grow its agtech footprint globally. Fleur Anderson speaks with some big global venture capitalists about what they look for in a start-up company and you will hear their examples of what kind businesses are getting looked at right now.

Tech
28 Apr 2020
39 min listen

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