The first round of AgriThon contest for startup ideas with innovative solutions in the field of agriculture – AgriThon1 was successfully completed on March 12, 2022.
AgriThon1 was launched on November 30, 2021, for which we received about 85 applications. 43 of them were given the opportunity to participate in the first stage of incubation. The teams worked with mentors to develop the Canvas models and financial plan for their startups. The 15 best selected by the independent commission and the jury participated in the 2nd stage of Incubation.
The teams worked with mentors to develop the Canvas models and financial plan for their startups. The 15 best selected by the independent commission and the jury participated in the 2nd stage of Incubation.
In the second stage of incubation, the teams intensively participated in trainings, worked with mentors and experts, developed a strategy for their startup ideas and a business plan, and refined their pitch performances.
On March 12, all 15 teams presented their startup innovative ideas to the jury in the best way. In a tough competition, the top three were selected and awarded grants to implement their ideas and to enter international markets.
It should be noted that due to participating in the competition, all 15 teams were fully ready for financial investment. Therefore, some of the teams also received offers of cooperation from other investors and partners.
You can get acquainted with 15 programs at the link: http://agricamp.icare.am/agri-camp-success-stories/ ․
The final round of AgriThon1 took place at the AgriCamp Practical Learning Center, founded by the AGRI CAMP Program.
The following three best startup programs became the winners of the AgriThon1:
👏Semi-automatic Stone Extraction Machine;
AgriThon is a contest/platform for startup ideas with innovative solutions in the field of agriculture, which is implemented within the framework of the USAID-funded AGRI CAMP Program.
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