Niagara College hosts Agri-Food Startup Weekend to help solve global food problems

Niagara College

from Erie Media:

“Budding entrepreneurs will have their opportunity staring Friday to pitch their solution to address global agriculture and food challenges at Niagara College’s (NC) Agri-Food Startup Weekend.

Modelled after Google’s well known Startup Weekend, the college’s ncTakeoff program with sponsorship by Meridian will host teams of participants to prepare and present solutions in a ‘Dragon Den’ style pitch.

“This event provides a platform where participants from different perspectives – greenhouse tech to computer programming to sales and marketing and beyond – can come together and explore ways to apply their skills,” said ncTakeoff project manager Rachel Crane. “The Agri-Food Startup Weekend, part of our region’s Meridian Ignite! series strategy, will inspire innovation and entrepreneurial action towards issues that matter.””

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