In Central America, approximately 30% of jobs and more than 30% of GDP is dependent on agriculture. Yet there is currently a lack of leadership and support focused on agricultural entrepreneurship and innovation in the region.
This lack of resources has a substantial impact. Some of the most significant consequences include:
Pomona AgTech is the first program of its kind in the region, designed to engage with entrepreneurs who are at different stages in their ventures, providing support from the initial idea phase to scaling a tried and true business model. With a focus on a particular sector in a specific geographical area, we are creating a network with key people and knowledge which adds more value to the region and better magnifies the impact of our programs. These advantages include, among others:
This program is designed for entrepreneurs that have shown traction in the market and want to connect with investors or the AgTech network in order to grow their business. We work with them on their business model and their “investment-readiness” in order to further propel their growth.
Focused on entrepreneurs that have graduated from the Bootcamp or those that want more intensive support. In this program, we work with entrepreneurs on the viability of their business model and we create a series of indicators that will allow them to scale the size of the business or put their products on the market.
Our principal goal is to catalyze innovation and entrepreneurship in the agricultural sector in Central America through building skills and creating community and investment.
Our objectives are the following:
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We have established an advisory board composed of leaders from the best agricultural universities and prominent private and public institutions in the region. The Advisory Board includes...