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Our Startup Program

Unlocking the future of agriculture.

About the program

The Startup Program is designed to build the capacity of startups in the global agrifood tech ecosystem whilst providing a platform for founders to share their stories, and to showcase their products that are providing solutions to global agricultural challenges.

The program consists of four streams catering to early stage startups beginning their journey within the agrifood tech ecosystem, to showcasing successful scaleups and providing them the opportunity to create new market opportunities.

The program will discover the latest in innovative technology, connect founders with customers and investors and highlight the success stories in the agrifood tech sector.


  1. Provide a platform for Australian and New Zealand startups and international scale-ups to showcase their ideas in front of an international audience

  2. Expose startups to investment, networking, and customer opportunities

  3. Showcase our agrifood tech ecosystem and increase Australia and Asia Pacific’s global profile

  4. Increase the adoption of agrifood innovations on-farm and across the supply chain


2020 Startup Showcase

Watch highlights from the latest evokeAG. event.

Startup opportunities

The four streams that form our Startup Program cater to early stage startups right through to successful scaleups both in Australia and internationally.

evokeAG. 2023 Investor Dinner

The Investor Dinner offers investment-ready startups who have previously raised capital in funding rounds or in some instances bootstrapped their company to where it is today, to pitch to a room full of domestic and international investors over an intimate dinner, and networking drinks.

The event offers the chance to facilitate conversations and connections between international and local investors and agrifood tech founders.

The evokeAG. Investor Pitch Dinner will take place at the National Wine Centre, Adelaide on the evening of Monday, 20 February 2023 and will be a ticketed event for active investors.

evokeAG. 2023 Startup Alley

Startup Alley will feature at evokeAG. in Adelaide for both startups and scaleups to showcase their agrifood technology to delegates via an exhibition style booth.

30 innovative companies will be offered a place in Startup Alley, and will provide a platform for both startups and scaleups to increase their networks, and customer base.

Due to the cancellation of evokeAG. 2022 our ten successful Innovation Station participants will now also showcase at evokeAG. in 2023 bringing the total number of startups in Startup Alley to 40.

Applications for Startup Alley will open on Monday, 26 November.

evokeAG. 2023 Startup Showcase

The evokeAG. Startup Showcase provides a platform for up to seven local and global startups to showcase their innovative products to an international audience, with the aim to build their customer base and expand their networks. 

Applications will open on Monday, 26 September.

Startup Network April - September 2022

The evokeAG. Startup Network is designed to build the customer networks and capability of Australian agrifood tech startups and to support adoption of new technology on-farm, and connect farmers to new technologies.

The program features interactive online webinars and networking events, and focusing on agrifood tech adoption and connecting key players across the agrifood supply chain and culminates in a face-to-face regional event connecting startups directly with farmers through workshops and events.

Connect & discover

A one-stop-shop for resources and contacts for the global agrifood tech ecosystem.

Access startup resources

Learn from innovative founders who are finding solutions to agritech challenges, hear insights from industry professionals and discover the insiders advice from investors.

Browse our startup directory

Search through the directory of forward-thinking founders and companies solving global agricultural challenges.

Featured Founders

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