Silicon Valley AgTech Conference

Where Agriculture Meets Technology + Venture Capital

VC & Angel Investing, Technology

Silicon Valley AgTech Conference 12 May 2014 Oshman Family Jewish Community Center, Palo Alto, United States
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"Where Agriculture Meets Technology + Venture Capital"
The Silicon Valley AgTech conference is where farmers, technologists, venture capitalists and governmental representatives meet to discuss how technology can and will affect all aspects of the farming process, from production to supply chain and distribution. AgTech, the idea of applying software and hardware technology to all aspects of farming, is a hot topic. In 2013 approximately, $103M was spread across 41 deals, with prominent venture capital investors putting money to work in a number of early stage deals. SV AgTech wants to share the stories of these companies and those who invest in them.
The SV AgTech Conference will feature panels, presentations, roundtable discussions, an Ag + Tech speed matching exercise, business pitches and displays. Panel and presentation topics are inclusive of topics such as financing, drought, production and technology solutions. This event is open to the public.
Speakers and Panelists Include:

Elise Brownell - Angels Forum
May Chow - Hearst Television
Danielle Davenport - South Valley Angels Corporation
Dennis Donohue - Royal Rose LLC
Manny Fernandez -
John Hamer - Monsanto Growth Ventures
Rob Leclerc - AgFunder
Pam Marrone - Marrone Organic Innovations
John Matthesen - SV AgTech, Related Concepts
Kym McNicholas -  Kymerview
Nathan Raffel - Bibi's Patisserie
Andrew Romans - Georgetown Angels
Sanjay Rajpoot - Sustainable Microfarms
Roger Royse - SV AgTech, Royse Law
John Selep - AgTech Innovation Fund
Jewell Sparks - SV AgTech, Strategic Diversity Group, AgTech Connect
Rob Trice - Jackson Partners

For more information visit: http// If you would like to be a sponsor and/or partner for the event, send an email to: For general inquiries, send an email to  We will launch AgTech Connect post event.  If you have AgTech news, press releases and funding updates, please send an email to