Applications Open January 2018

Applications for the 2018 cohort will be accepted beginning January 2, 2018 via the link on our site. Program dates will also be available at that time.

Focused Acceleration
in a CRITICAL industry.

Grow your AgTech company along with the industry's leaders.

Accelerate your success

The Iowa AgriTech Accelerator, based in Des Moines,Iowa, is a mentor-led accelerator focused on AgTech innovations. Led by innovators and leaders in several areas of agriculture, The Accelerator seeks startups ready to change the status quo.

We actively seek to work with innovative startups building
for the AgTech industry.

Program Highlights

$40K cash investment for 6% equity
Founder-friendly term sheet with common stock, no board seat and no preferences
1:1 individual meetings with mentors from within the industry
Go beyond the demo day by being a part of the World Food Prize
"Field Trips" into regional Ag innovators
Typical accelerator perks (hosting, marketing tools, etc)
Subsidized (~90%) of housing

The 2017 program runs Monday July 10 through October 17. Founders need to be in Des Moines during a significant majority of the program, working from Accelerator offices.


Our new Executive Director, Megan Vollstedt is pleased to announce our class Click here for more.