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Why being part of an ecosystem is key to growth!

Global agritech innovation trends – why being part of an ecosystem is key to growth!

Regardless of size, most companies experience growth constraints.  In today’s rapidly changing world, an effective way to find answers and to scale more quickly is through connections.   We know companies grow better when supported through global ecosystems.  Whether you’re a startup or a large corporation, being part of external networks can give you that accelerated boost. 

Join the second event in our Global Agritech Futures Series and meet special guests from Plug and Play’s international teams – Sanjar Taromi (Global AgTech Lead), John Mann (AgTech Ventures), Paulo Eduardo Padula (Latin America), Patricia Nordstrom (Corporate Partnerships, APAC) and Sherif Saadawi (Corporate Innovation).

Gain insights into the key global agritech innovation trends, and find ways to leverage ecosystem  opportunities.  Connect, discuss and learn more.

Global Agritech Futures Series:

New Zealand Trade and Enterprise (NZTE), Callaghan Innovation and AgriTechNZ have partnered to bring you the Global Agritech Futures Series.  These sessions are designed to bring together thought leaders, innovation experts and industry leaders to explore new trends, opportunities, challenges and ways to solve them.  Each month, AgriTechNZ and the New Zealand Government invites international guests to spark a topic for discussion.  These highly interactive sessions will enable participants to authentically engage on a broad range of issues while forging new relationships with international connections.

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Introducing our guests

The Plug and Play global AgTech team will team share their insights into the challenges faced by their corporate and startup partners, and how innovators have navigated a way forward.


Sanjar Taromi - Global AgTech Lead and Country Manager - Plug ad Play
John Mann - AgTech Ventures Analyst - Plug & Play
Paulo Eduardo Padula - General Manager of Brazil - Plug & Pay
Patricia Nordstrom - Director of Corporate Partnerships Asia Pacific - Plug & Play
Sherif Saadawi - Director of Corporate Innovation - Plug & Play


Oct 27
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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