Applications Open for 2018

Apply now through April 2 for the 2018 cohort of the Iowa AgriTech Accelerator. Our 2018 program runs May 29 through August 30 and participating startups will work out of the Historic East Village in Des Moines, Iowa.
Our investors are Leaders in Agriculture.
Our mentors spend their days thinking and innovating in AgTech.

Join us to grow with the industry's accelerator.

2018 Calendar of Events

We are excited to host the Class of 2018 in Des Moines, Iowa. Though the class is scheduled to work with mentors and entrepreneurs in residence from May 29 through August 30, the following events highlight some key timelines and opportunities.

Jan 2, 2018 : Applications open

Jan 2 to Apr 2, 2018: Continuous evaluation and offers to cohort companies (APPLY EARLY!)

Apr 2 - May 4: Final selections and initial due-diligence for legal readiness

May 4 - May 18: Legal and contractual items, funding and media announcements

May 29, 2018: Class of 2018 arrives in Des Moines, Iowa

Aug. 28 – Aug. 30: Farm Progress Show (Early demo opportunity!)

Oct 2018 : Graduation at World Food Prize


Read the 2017 Annual Report and learn more about the inaugural cohort's innovations on the Portfolio page.