Meet top agri & food entrepreneurs, investors & consultants @ VCCircle Agri & Food Investment Summit 2014; register now

The 6th edition of VCCircle Agri & Food Investment Summit scheduled for October 28 at ITC Grand Central, Mumbai will bring together more than 150 CEOs representating top & emerging food & agri firms, management consultants, advisors, private equity fund managers and venture capitalists betting on diversified, innovative and trending sub-sectors including farm input sector, supply chain logistics, primary & secondary processing market, ready-to-eat packaged food, dairy & poultry, organic foods, breweries, cattle farms and farm fresh retail feeding India's rapidly expanding population. 

To boost startup entrepreneurship in India's under-penetrated agri & food industry, we will be hosting VCCircle Showcase which aims to brings out the best of innovations happening in the agri infrastructure, warehousing & supply chain logistics, dairy & poultry, primary processing, processed food, food services & retail. Here select companies will make presentations on their businesses, differentiation, market traction and product market opportunity to a houseful of investors, potential partners and peer entrepreneurs.

Besides, the summit this year will be touching upon the following topics:

-Boosting the farm input sector - seeds, fertilisers, irrigation, farm equipment & animal feed

-Scaling up warehousing, cold storages & agri-business supply chain logistics

-Evolving niche opportunities in organic foods, cattle farms, breweries & food ingredients market

-Innovations in primary & secondary processing: food commodities, dairy & poultry, ready-to-eat packaged food

-Opportunities in farm fresh retail: fruits, vegetables & high value commodities

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Take a look at the stellar speaker lineup for the summit:

Akshay Bector - MD, Mrs. Bector's Food Specialties Ltd.

Amith Agarwal - ED, Star AgriWarehousing & Collateral Management Limited

Ananthan NS - Senior Investment Officer, IFC

Arvind Agrawal - Director, VNR Seeds Pvt Ltd

Ashish Mantri - MD, Abhay Cotex Pvt. Ltd

Deepak Shahdadpuri - Founder & MD, DSG Partners Asia Pte Ltd

Dev Lall - CEO & MD, Bakers Circle (India) Pvt Ltd

Girish Nadkarni - Partner, IDFC Private Equity

G.N.S. Reddy - MD, Akshayakalpa Farms and Foods Pvt. Ltd

Karthik Srivatsa - Co-Founder & Managing Partner, Aspada Investment Advisors

Leonard Menezes - CEO, Ace Alcobev Pvt Ltd

Mark Kahn - Founding Partner, Omnivore Partners

Pankaj Khandelwal - CMD, InI Farms Pvt. Ltd

Pankaj Joshi - CEO, Kelvin Cold Chain Logistics Pvt Ltd

P. Vijayraghavan - Director & C.E.O, LEAF

Rajesh Srivastava - CMD, Rabo PE

Rajheev Agrawal - Director & CEO, Nilon's Enterprises Private Limited

Sanjay Sacheti - India Country Manager, Olam Agro India Ltd

Sanjay Kaul - MD & CEO, National Collateral Management Services Limited

Sanjeev Asthana - Founder & Managing Partner, I-Farms Venture Advisors Pvt Ltd

Sarangdhar R Nirmal - CMD, Prabhat Dairy

Sonal Shah - Director, SMC Capitals Ltd

Sunoor Kaul - Director, Origo Commodities India Pvt Ltd

Viraj Bahl - Founder & MD, Veeba Foods Services Pvt Ltd

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