Dutch Agrifood Accelerators United 22 November 2023

We would like to invite you to our first combined “Dutch Agrifood Accelerators United” event on 22 November 2023 in Wageningen. This is a great opportunity to learn about do’s and don’ts when raising your next round, meet likeminded entrepreneurs, and get in contact with investors.


12.30 Walk-in lunch buffet

13.00 Opening and welcoming participants

13:15 Masterclasses ‘How to Finance’ (2 rounds)

15:45 Launch Dutch Agrifood Accelerators United

16:15 Drinks, bites and speeddates with investors

The masterclasses are part of the current curriculum of Fastlane and BIPFood, but but the masterclasses are open for agrifood ventures. The masterclasses are:

The Dutch financing landscape – multiple speakers, hosted by Suradj Hiralal – Oost NL

Find out how to finance your company. The wide variety of funding options, from grant to VD, will present themselves to you.

Round 1: Focus on public funding – speakers: RVO (Wybren Hoekstra), ROMs (Lise van den Bosch), Catalyze (Aniek Ploeger), Groeiversneller

Round 2: Focus on private funding – speakers: Horticoop (Wilco Schoonderbeek), Rabobank (Gerben Dijksterhuis), Angel Investor

Why not to fund? – Marc Wesselink – Venturerock

Find out the reason why you should not go towards external funding…and about the other options you still have.

What it takes to close a round – Yori May – Torq

How many cups of coffee does it take to seal the deal? Which practicalities should you keep in mind and what is a realistic scenario?


Just click on the button ‘reserve a spot’ or contact Michiel Strijland, or Anieke Wierenga, for more information.