Meet the 30+ New Zealand agritech delegates about to make history

In less than 3 weeks, 30+ New Zealand agritech delegates will be joining the 2018 Silicon Valley AgTech Immersion Program & Conference. This will be the third year that Wharf42 has helped facilitate the event, together with our partners Silicon Valley Forum, Callaghan Innovation & NZTE. When we first embarked on developing the program back in 2015, we could not [...]

By |August 5th, 2018|Silicon Valley|0 Comments

Join the 30+ kiwis attending next month’s 2018 Silicon Valley AgTech Immersion Program

Once again, Wharf42 is delighted to be working with Callaghan Innovation & our partner, Silicon Valley Forum, to enable New Zealand agritech entrepreneurs meet and engage with Silicon Valley’s vast agritech ecosystem. Next month, we will be visiting different agritech hubs in the San Francisco Bay area, San Jose, Salinas and Fresno as we connect with innovators, investors and some [...]

By |July 17th, 2018|Silicon Valley|0 Comments

Wharf42 & the Sprout AgriTech Accelerator join forces

Getting early stage New Zealand AgriTech businesses connected to the global market is an important goal for Sprout, New Zealand’s leading AgriTech accelerator. This week, that task has become a whole lot easier. Wharf42 & Sprout have signed a partnership agreement which will provide Sprout alumni businesses with access to Wharf42’s extensive Silicon Valley AgriTech network. Additionally, Wharf42 will become [...]

By |October 4th, 2017|AgTech|0 Comments

Silicon Valley is coming to Farming2020!

Yesterday, I flew back into Tauranga following the amazing 2017 Silicon Valley AgTech Immersion Program and Conference that took place last week. For the second year running, the Kiwi delegation was the standout team. Multiple discussions were, and are, taking place right now with both US and international agribusiness players. The financial benefit to the individual Kiwi AgTech companies involved [...]

By |April 10th, 2017|Silicon Valley|1 Comment

Techweek17, Farming2020 & Silicon Valley – Grasping the Opportunity

Yesterday, the Techweek17 national organising team formally launched the portal that will be the focus point for the 100+ events that will light up New Zealand’s innovation scene during Techweek17 in May. You can view the formal media release that accompanied the launch here. It was great that the team acknowledged Farming2020 as one of Techweek17’s signature events. It was [...]

By |March 13th, 2017|Farming2020|0 Comments

Have you signed up for the 2017 Silicon Valley AgTech Immersion Program & Conference?

The 2017 Silicon Valley AgTech Immersion Program & Conference is now just two months away. (3-6 April). It’s time to sign up and start to prepare for the some of the amazing opportunities that this year’s Program offers. Salinas Valley - The Salad Bowl of America Firstly, the Program. This year’s Program has been expanded to include content [...]

By |February 2nd, 2017|Silicon Valley|1 Comment

Talking about the future of NZ Dairy in Silicon Valley

I’m delighted to be joining James Wilde, North American NZTE Ag-business guru, on stage at the 2017 Silicon Valley Forum AgTech Conference next April. The Conference takes place at the Plug and Play Tech Center on Thursday 6th April. We are talking about ‘The Modern Farm: NZ Dairy and Animal Management in the 21st Century’. It provides James and myself [...]

By |November 29th, 2016|AgTech|1 Comment

Why New Zealand can become a Global AgTech Hub

Over the past few weeks, Wharf42 has been actively engaged in developing three potential global AgTech initiatives. One in the US. One in China. And one in New Zealand. They all have one thing in common. Connecting New Zealand’s growing AgTech sector with the global market. Leveraging New Zealand's vast AgriBusiness domain expertise Plans for next year’s Silicon [...]

By |November 3rd, 2016|AgTech|0 Comments

4 Days of Silicon Valley AgTech goodness for just $1295!

It’s official. Online registration is now available for the 2017 Silicon Valley AgTech Immersion Program. Working with our partner, Silicon Valley Forum, we are pleased to be able to announce details of the 2017 program. It will take place across the wider San Francisco Bay area from 3 – 6 April. You can view the Program and its contents in [...]

By |October 18th, 2016|AgTech|1 Comment

The 2017 Silicon Valley AgTech Immersion Program

Working with Silicon Valley Forum, Wharf42 is delighted to announce the launch of the 2017 Silicon Valley AgTech Immersion Program. We are particularly pleased to confirm that Wharf42’s other major Silicon Valley partner, the Plug and Play Tech Center, will be sponsoring and hosting next year’s 1-day AgTech Conference on Thursday 6 April. The 2017 Program runs from Monday 3rd [...]

By |September 13th, 2016|AgTech|0 Comments