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AgTech startups wanted
AgTech startup

The AgTech startup landscape is bursting at the seams and we love it!

Constant change and technological progress are what makes our industry so interesting. At Phil, we’re on the hunt for the most innovative, ambitious AgTech startups in the horticulture and agriculture business.

We want to learn from savvy go-getters like you and give you the support you need to succeed. Phil offers you a rich ecosystem of experience to benefit from. We want to keep you growing.

41%

"CEA founders, 41%, reported having no prior experience in agriculture."
source: 2019 Global CEA Census

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Westland, a greenhouse hotspot

As a proud member of Priva, Phil is based at the Priva Campus in De Lier, The Netherlands. The campus is located in the center of the Westland region, Western Europe’s greenhouse hotspot.

Priva is the world leader in environmental control, water management and energy solutions for the agricultural and horticultural industry.

Stop by and meet us! We love visitors (and have more free coffee and snacks than you’ll ever need).

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“A key theme that I have seen ... is a recognition of the need to collaborate more, whether that is between farmers or between big companies and startups.”

Seana Day - AgTech Landscape 2019 AgFunder News

The Future belongs to those who can hear it coming.

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Alastair Monk TED Talk

Phil knows what it's like

Phil is headed by Alastair Monk, who successfully founded his own AgTech startup. He knows the risks and high pressure of starting from scratch like no other.

Finding strong, reliable partners is key to making your startup a success. You need a partner who can provide expertise and hook you up with much-needed access to a global client base.

Watch his TEDx talk

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Horti Heroes Challenge

Phil is on a mission to support horticulture and agriculture startups who can help our industry grow. To this end, we've kicked off our 2nd Horti Heroes Challenge. You pitch us your best ideas, we help you scale!  

What you could win

  • An assignment and a maximum of €25.000 to pilot together (potential for more funding with a good business case).
  • Travel to the Priva campus from anywhere in the world — on us!
  • Access to Priva / Phil inhouse expertise.
  • A global network of high profile investors / government  /industry.
  • The chance to develop a completely new business model together.

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