AgInnovation Investment Forum

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AGT Lounge at Mosaic Stadium

1700 Elphinstone St.

Regina, Saskatchewan S4P 2Z6


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Investing in growth. Yielding prosperity.

The Saskatchewan Capital Network and Economic Development Regina have partnered with local innovation organizations to host the AgInnovation Investment Forum on March 7, 2019.

The AgInnovation Investment Forum is a half-day event that brings together the ag-community to discuss investing in the agri-value and agri-tech sectors. The event is a unique combination of early-stage companies, the investment community and supporting organizations. Agriculture is a key driver of Saskatchewan’s economy and, investing in new products and technologies is crucial to support innovation and our competitiveness in this sector.

At this forum, attendees will:

  • Learn about investment trends in Ag

  • Hear from experienced investors and entrepreneurs

  • Connect with potential investment opportunities with Saskatchewan companies

  • Support our local success stories

Join local agri-businesses, Angel Investors, VCs and technology innovators to accelerate growth in this sector through knowledge-sharing, networking and the building of new partnerships.


1:00 PM Registration opens

2:00 PM Welcome remarks

2:30 PM Panel of Discussion: Investing in Agri-value & Ag Tech

Discuss unique opportunities open to Saskatchewan and talk about private investors’ role as a seed stage funding

Panel Speakers:

  • David Gauthier, VP Investment, Natural Products Canada
  • Rick Pattison, President & CEO, Pattison Liquid Systems
  • Roberta Bain, CEO, Mother Labs
  • Thomas Benjoe, President & CEO, FHQ Developments
  • Tracy Polis, Director, Insight to Impact Group - Agriculture and Food, ISM Canada

Moderator: Dean Klippenstein, Partner & Business Advisor - Agriculture, MNP

3:20 PM Presentation: Plant Protein Supercluster - Protein Industries Canada (PIC)

Learn more about upcoming PIC initiatives

3:50 PM Networking break

4:00 PM Fireside chat with Murad Al-Katib, President & CEO, AGT Food & Ingredients and Wanda Hunchak, Executive Vice President, Westcap

Trends and opportunities that prove why investing in Agri-value & Ag-Tech is rapidly growing as one of the hottest sectors

4:45 PM Pitch Presentations (5 companies)*

Presentations: 5 minutes presentations, followed by 3 minutes of questions & answers

6:00 PM Reception

*If you are an ag-tech or ag-value company and you would like to pitch your business at this event, please contact us at: scn@saskcapitalnetwork.com

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