2018 Cohort Announced

We are pleased to announce the five startups selected for the Iowa AgriTech Accelerator's 2018 cohort. Learn more about their innovations in agtech here
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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


In honor of National Agriculture Week,the Accelerator hosted its first ever AgTech Day on Friday, March 23. Read about the activity and the six startups who participated.