"Ultimately an investment is an instrument of trust as much as it is of belief."

AgriFoodTech Investors

In little over ten years, StartLife has developed one of the largest startup funnels in innovative agrifoodtech. Investors play a crucial role in our community. They enable startups to grow further and make lasting impact. Join us!

AgriFoodTech Investors

In little over ten years, StartLife has developed one of the largest startup funnels in innovative agrifoodtech. Investors play a crucial role in our community. They enable startups to grow further and make lasting impact. Join us!

Realizing a global sustainable agrifood value chain

At StartLife we believe that we need the ingenuity and drive of entrepreneurial talents to design game-changing solutions for a sustainable agrifood value chain. But we also need investors for their believe and backing. Funding is essential for startups to overcome challenges during those important first five years and turn game-changing ideas into healthy and profitable businesses.

Our renowned investor partners provide funding to startups from seed to growth. Aside from introductions to the startups that StartLife activily supports, we also provide tailored startup scouting to match the exact needs of our investor partners. A partnership with StartLife is not only a gateway to startups, but also provides entry to a global ecosystem of peers and corporates and gives premium insight in the latest innovations and developments in agrifoodtech. 

Three ways to join our investors community

Join our Demo Days

Twice a year, StartLife startups will showcase their novel solutions during a live (hybrid) event: Demo Day. If you subscrbie to our newsletter we’ll send you an invitation.

Join our F&A Next summit

Each May, StartLife co-organizes Europe’s premier agrifoodtech summit: F&A Next. With about 700 participants from all over the globe, it’s an excellent opportunity to meet rising entrepreneurial talent, fellow investors and leading corporates in Food & Agri.

Become an Investor Partner

Become actively involved in our startup support programs, our global partnership network and gain premium insight in our startup portfolio.

Gateway to Open Innovation

In addition to deal flow, StartLife’s Investor Partners leverage the interaction with our other partners. We organize special meetings for our partners to exchange innovation and collaboration practices and share new perspectives. These meetings also act as a perfect assembly to discuss shared challenges and explore joined business and innovation opportunities.

Our Investor Partners also benefit from our close ties with Wageningen University & Research (WUR). We organize themed mini-seminars with WUR researchers and specialists and offer the opportunity for fully dedicated deep-dive sessions on topics of your choice together with selected WUR staff and startups.

Investor Partnership Benefits

Investor Partners of StartLife enjoy from the following competitive edge:

Discover the latest knowledge & trends in Food & Agriculture
Prosper from qualified introductions to startups with emerging solutions that fit your needs
Enhance your business by interacting with a community of game changers
Strengthen your position as innovation leader that shapes the future of food

And did you know StartLife is also co-founder and lead organizing partner of the annual F&A Next summit, Europe’s premier agrifoodtech events for startups, scale-ups, corporates and investors?

We welcome investors from Seed to Growth stage. We work with Venture Capital funds, Corporate Venture Arms, Impact funds and Business Angels. Join us!

Interested in becoming an Investor Partner?

Contact Giulia Crastolla

Investor Relations Manager

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