AGRITECH IN RUSSIA AND BRAZIL:
CURRENT TRENDS AND OPPORTUNITIES
FOR BUSINESS

The webinar is over
20/05/2021
AGRITECH IN RUSSIA AND BRAZIL:
CURRENT TRENDS AND OPPORTUNITIES
FOR BUSINESS

The webinar is over
20/05/2020
How is innovation changing the agribusiness and how are startups involved in this process?
Watch for the webinar to learn about new opportunities in the field of agricultural technology.
If you are interested in agrotech projects in Russia and abroad, the webinar will help:
get expert opinion on trends and innovations in Brazilian and Russian agritech sector;
comprehend the most demanding and promising solutions and technologies;
get information about softlanding programs and support measures for foreign startups in the two countries;
exchange experiences and establish contacts with potential partners.
How is innovation changing the agribusiness and how are startups involved in this process?
Watch for the webinar to learn about new opportunities in the field of agricultural technology.
If you are interested in agrotech projects in Russia and abroad, the webinar will help:
get expert opinion on trends and innovations in Brazilian and Russian agritech sector;
comprehend the most demanding and promising solutions and technologies;
get information about softlanding programs and support measures for foreign startups in the two countries;
exchange experiences and establish contacts with potential partners.
Why the webinar is worth participating in?
Networking
Acquaintance of representatives of the Russian and Brazilian innovation ecosystems.


Expertise and insights
Access to up-to-date information on the agricultural technology market from industry experts and successful companies.
Sharing experiences
Two hours to help you realize how the agritech market in Brazil and Russia works.
Recorded YouTube webinar broadcast
20/05/2021
Webinar speakers
Francisco Jardim
Education
Saint Louis University, Madrid, Spain (BS Business Finance)

Position
Сo-founder and managing partner of SP Ventures (SPV)


— Сo-founder and managing partner of SP Ventures (SPV), a leading company in the venture capital investment segment in AgFood Tech in Latin America

— Currently, he is on the board of some of the main companies leading the digital transformation and the new leap in productivity in the continent's agribusiness. Its mission is to guarantee the food security of the planet through a sustainable and fair agribusiness chain

— He has led more than 34 investments and has served on more than 20 boards of directors in this sector

Cleber Oliveira Soares
Education
Graduated in Veterinary Medicine from the Federal Rural University of Rio de Janeiro
Holds a Master's Degree in Veterinary Parasitology and PhD in Veterinary Sciences


Position
Deputy Secretary of Innovation at Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Food Supply of Brazil


— The Ministry is responsible for the management of government policies aimed at encouraging agriculture, for the promotion of agribusiness and for the regulation and standardization of services associated to the sector. In Brazil, agribusiness includes small, medium and large rural producers and brings together activities to supply goods and services to agriculture, agricultural production, processing, and distribution of agricultural products to the final consumer

— Executive with 20 years of experience in Science, Technology & Innovation, Strategic Management, Agriculture & Business, developed in Brazilian agribusiness

— Served as Executive Director of Innovation and Technology at Embrapa – Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation

Rafael Coelho
Education
Holds a degree in Business Administration from Insper – SP and University Carlos III of Madrid (Spain)

Position
CEO of Agronow

— CEO of Agronow, a company specialized in monitoring agricultural crops by satellite

— Аn angel investor and founder of Insper Angels, as well as an advisor to the Insper Entrepreneurship Center and the Alisios Ventures fund

— Founder of Monkey Exchange, an online receivables discount company, the largest in Brazil

— He was CEO of the Baby Store, Brazil's largest baby goods e-commerce, leading the company's entire restructuring process

— Founder of the W7 Venture Capital fund, where he served as a Managing Partner for 6 years, having invested in 11 companies

— Served as a commodity trader at LDC in Geneva-Switzerland and was responsible for coffee research in Brazil

— Specializes in company restructuring by Turnaround Management Association (TMA), and investment management by Securities and Exchange Commission of Brazil (CVM)


Daniele Alkmin Carvalho Mohallem
Education
Graduated from FACAMP – Campinas in Business Administration (2005)
Post-graduated from Getulio Vargas Foundation
MBA in Strategic People Management


Position
CEO of Agrorigem

— CEO of Agrorigem — a digital platform connecting buyer and specialty coffee producer, offering varieties of coffee profiles for buyers from all the continents

— In 2019 she became a co-founder of Agrorigem - The Coffee ID startup that was born and incubated at the National Telecommunications Institute (Inatel) for 2 years, having as its goal to bring innovation in the commercialization of specialty coffee

— Q-grader since 2016, a fifth-generation coffee producer

— In 2016 started exporting coffee microlots directly from producer to Canada, USA (since 2017), and Australia (since 2018)

Henrique Reis
Education
Graduated in Business Management from State University of Londrina (UEL)

Position
Coordinator of the International Office at Supera Park

— The Supera Innovation and Technology Park of Ribeirão Preto is an innovation environment that promotes the transfer of knowledge in various types of activities. It is responsible for attracting and retaining technological companies with an emphasis on the health, biotechnology, information technology, bioenergy and agribusiness sectors

Melina Cais
Education
Agronomist PhD from São Paulo State University - UNESP- SP
University of California - Davis – USA


Position
Agribusiness Manager and Researcher at the Technological Innovation Center at Supera Park

— Agronomy professor at the University Center Moura Lacerda in Ribeirão Preto – São Paulo

— Professor of the Postgraduate Course in Safety Engineering at University Center Estácio in Ribeirão preto – São Paulo

— The Supera Innovation and Technology Park of Ribeirão Preto is an innovation environment that promotes the transfer of knowledge in various types of activities. It is responsible for attracting and retaining technological companies with an emphasis on the health, biotechnology, information technology, bioenergy and agribusiness sectors

Lucas von Zuben
Education
Bachelor's degree in Biological Sciences (2009)
Master's degree in Entomology (2012)
PhD degree (2017) from the the University of São Paulo with a sandwich period at the Université de Lausanne (Switzerland)


Position
CEO and co-founder of Decoy Smart Control

— Decoy Smart Control is a biotechnology company that develops sustainable
solutions for pest control

— Experience in the area of Entomology, with an emphasis in the areas of animal behavior, chemical ecology, and reproductive ecology of stingless bees, and computational modeling (agent-based models)
Simone Cristiane Brand
Education
Agronomist
PhD in Phytopathology (Plant Diseases)
Specialist in Agribusiness and Business Management


Position
Founder of PlantCare

— PlantCare brings incremental innovation in the provision of services for assessing the agronomic effectiveness of pesticides for national and multinational companies

— In addition, with its essence rooted in research, it develops partnerships with companies and universities seeking innovations that can make Brazilian Agribusiness more productive and sustainable

— Plant Care was born from the passion for research, under the mentorship of Supera Park and University of São Paulo. Plant Care has an essence to be a generator and diffuser of information and knowledge. Its premise is to offer specialized services in the agronomic area, innovating the way of doing research. It is accredited by the Ministry of Agriculture (MAPA)

Roman Petrov
Education
Holds a degree with honors in Economics and Finance from the St. Petersburg State University of Engineering and Economics

Position
IT Director, AgroTerra Group of Companies

— Responsible for the development of information systems, IT projects management and integration of IT solutions into the business model of the AgroTerra Group. Roman joined AgroTerra in 2014.

— From 2010 to 2014 participated in the preparation of the Winter Olympic Games in Sochi in 2014 as the head of the project office. Previously, he gained management experience in IT sector with Toyota Motors

Daria Shunina
Education
RUDN University
Master's Degree, Public Administration

Position
Head of International Startups Relations, Skolkovo Foundation

— Responsible for development of the Skolkovo Softlanding program for foreign companies: launched the program from scratch, held 7 international programs in two years, attracted 140 foreign startups from 36 countries to the Russian innovative ecosystem

— Launched three tailored programs for country-partners (Serbia, South Korea, Uzbekistan)

— Helped 19 foreign companies to expand their business to the Russian market, 6 companies have successfully opened their branches in Moscow, 10% of companies applied for Skolkovo resident status

— Built a network of foreign startups in Skolkovo Innovation Center (150+)

— Built a network of international partners (50+)

Andrey Chernogorov
Education
National Research University Higher School of Economics (HSE University)

Position
Co-Founder of Cognitive Pilot

— Responsible for global expansion into new markets, product development and investor relations

— Previously worked in Gazprombank, SetOnline, Roseltorg, Cognitive Technologies, Bidzaar

— Work experience: setting up joint ventures, launching Russia's largest e-commerce marketplaces, launching AI companies

— Expertise: business development in IT, venture capital investments, launching products on international markets

Igor Iarunov
Education
New Economic School
Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University

Position
Head of Investment Analysis at Kirovsky Zavod Innovation Direction, Partner of Kirov Group Ventures

— Responsible for investments in high-tech startups and portfolio management

— Worked in companies: Finstar, Embria VC, IIDF

— Work experience: Joint ventures creation, investments in high-tech startups (EdTech, HRTech, AgTech, Industry 4.0., FinTech)

— Expertise: venture investments in Russia, USA, Latin America, Southeast Asia, business development for startups

Kirill Zyabrev
Education
Plekhanov Russian University of Economics

Position
Executive Director of IntTerra


— Responsible for business operations of the company and AgFintech direction

— Worked in companies: Envirtue Capital, PwC

— Work experience: consulting and fundraising of startups, investments in high-tech startups, M&A and corporate finance (AgTech, Marketplace, FinTech, Industry 4.0.)

— Expertise: business development for startups, venture capital investments in Russia, USA, Israel, corporate finance

Ilya Paraushkin
Education
Kaluga State University named after K.E. Tsiolkovski
Faculty of Biology and Chemistry


Position
CEO of Biovolf

— Biotech expert, environmental specialist, serial entrepreneur

— Agriculture closed ecosystems expert

— Competence: ecosystem modelling, closed ecosystems, structure of biosphere, cryonics, extremophiles, aquaculture, neustonic cultures, smart materials, creation of gadgets

— Biological specialization: ornithology, ichthyology, Malacostraca

Alexander Uglov
Education
Ural Federal University (UrFU), Faculty of Metallurgy
Ekaterinburg State Theatre Institute, Acting Faculty


Position
Venture Builder & Founder of Lutaxa Ventures

— Seasoned VC & digital transformation leader, extensive experience in startup building, as well as years of networking and successful work with global ventures

— Founder and leader of Lutaxa Ventures, which mission is to make the world a destination of choice for technology firms to create globally competitive companies, building and scaling throughout the world

— Founder of the G8 Club (community of leaders in technology, entrepreneurship and digital transformation)

— Venture Partner of
FoundersLane.com

— LP in Altergate.vc

Webinar program
Part 1: EXPERTS
Part 2: STARTUPS
16:00 - 16:05
16:00 - 16:05
Moderator's greeting
16:05 - 16:15
16:05 - 16:15
Cleber Oliveira Soares
Deputy Secretary of Innovation at the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Food Supply of Brazil
Perspectives on Innovation in Brazilian Agribusiness
16:15 - 16:25
16:15 - 16:25
Roman Petrov
IT Director, AgroTerra Group of Companies
Innovations in Agriculture in Russia. What technologies are being implemented in the agricultural sector in Russia?
16:25 - 16:35
16:25 - 16:35
Daria Shunina
Head of International Startups Relations, Skolkovo Foundation
Skolkovo Foundation's softlanding program for international startups
16:35 - 16:40
16:35 - 16:40
Melina Cais
Agribusiness Manager and Researcher at the Technological Innovation Center at Supera Park
Supera Innovation and Technology Park: Overview
16:40 - 16:45
16:40 - 16:45
Henrique Reis
Coordinator of the International Office at Supera Park
Supera Innovation and Technology Park: Softlanding Program
16:45 - 16:55
16:45 - 16:55
Igor Iarunov
Head of Investment Analysis at Kirovsky Zavod Innovation Direction, Partner of Kirov Group Ventures
Venture Capital and Investments in Agritech
16:55 - 17:05
16:55 - 17:05
Francisco Jardim
Сo-founder and managing partner of SP Ventures (SPV)
Brazilian agtechs: how Brazil is leading the 4th agricultural revolution
17:05 - 17:15
17:05 - 17:15
Questions and answers
17:15
17:15
Moderator introduces startups
17:15 - 17.20
17:15 - 17.20
Rafael Coelho
CEO of Agronow
Applying Artificial Intelligence in Agribusiness. Agronow solution.
17:20 - 17.25
17:20 - 17.25
Andrey Chernogorov
Co-Founder of Cognitive Pilot
Use of Artificial Intelligence for agricultural machinery automation.
17.25 - 17:30
17.25 - 17:30
Simone Cristiane Brand
Founder of PlantCare
Plant health and evaluation of the pesticides effectiveness.
17:30 - 17:35
17:30 - 17:35
Kirill Zyabrev
Executive Director and co-founder of IntTerra
Development of digital services for agriculture in Russia.
17:35 - 17:40
17:35 - 17:40
Lucas von Zuben
CEO and co-founder of Decoy
Animal health and biological control
17:40 - 17:45
17:40 - 17:45
Ilya Paraushkin
CEO of Biovolf
Disruptive biotechnologies for production in agricultural industry.
17:45 - 17:50
17:45 - 17:50
Daniele Alkmin Carvalho Mohallem
CEO of Agrorigem
Digital platform for specialty coffee market, connecting producers, buyers and strategic partners.
17:50 - 18.00
17:50 - 18.00
Questions and answers
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Supera Park is an innovative environment that integrates universities, research institutes, startups and technology-based companies through the exchange of knowledge and technologies, with noteworthy mention to the Health, Biotechnology, Information Technology and Bioenergy industries. Supera is the result of a consortium between the University of São Paulo (USP), Ribeirão Preto City Hall and the Department of Economic Development, Science, Technology and Innovation of the State of São Paulo. The technological park has more than 70 startups, operating mainly in the health, information technology and agribusiness sectors.

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