AGRIFOOD ENTHUSIASTS WANTED
The EU-funded business accelerator KATANA is searching for promising entrepreneurs who want to co-create the future of business in agrifood.
In a funnel approach, we will provide the best 100 applicants with 2,000 euros funding while the best 10 teams in terms of market attractiveness and performance will be granted 100,000 euros each. In addition to that, successful participants receive business services worth 20,000 euros including 14 pan-European matchmaking events, a three days onsite Bootcamp and an international Investment Forum where participants get the chance to pitch their ideas in front of market players and investors.
KATANA IS OPEN FOR…
…entrepreneurs who want to get their own business started
…start-ups that want to get investor ready
…SMEs that want to experiment with new products
…Researchers who want to explore how to commercialize a technology
WHAT YOU GET
- Selection: 2k for 100 best applications via peer to peer evaluation.
- Network: Expand your network and establish contacts to experts, partners, clients, and investors
- Business Training: Benefit from teambuilding weeks, e-learning courses and an onsite Bootcamp
- Crowdfunding: Present your idea on the KATANA crowdfunding platform & attract followers
- Reward: 10 teams with strongest support via crowdfunding, will be funded with additional 100k
- Marketing: Your participation in KATANA will boost both, awareness and interest for your ideas
- Passion for entrepreneurship
- 5-10 hrs/week of your time
- Willingness to join forces to build the next big thing in agrifood
- Your video pitch!