The LIC AgCelerator Fund is a corporate venture fund specifically designed to invest in external start-up companies. The aim of the fund is to help innovators and entrepreneurs kick-start their products and get them launched into market or scale-up faster. The LIC AgCelerator Fund invests for strategic and financial benefits to LIC, and will consider investment in the pre-seed through to Series B stage.
The LIC AgCelerator Fund is tailored for individuals and entities seeking to develop innovations that will deliver value to the dairy industry by:
- Increasing productivity
- Improving animal health
- Providing diagnostic tools
- Improving traceability
- Enabling sustainable practises
- Advancing breeding techniques
- Improve efficiencies on farm to save time
- Leveraging big data to improve farm management.
We have a dedicated commercial team focused on new M&A opportunities that align with our strategy which has value for farmer shareholders at the heart.
LIC has extensive knowledge of the New Zealand pasture-based dairy farming market and can offer successful applicants resources beyond just capital.
Apply now to the LIC AgCelerator Fund using the application form below.
Amy Gibb, Corporate Development Analyst
Dion Cawood, Innovation and Transformation Advisor
Simon Parry, Business Advisor