What is Glocal?
Glocal is the first Latin American Accelerator for both, startups and mid – sized established companies in the Agribusiness Sector.
We area focus on farming and foods industry (agritech, biotech, agri-fintech, agri-insurctec).
In a market with plenty of ideas but with a scarcity of teams to put them into practice, Glocal focuses on enhancing the implementation of innovating concepts at different stages.
Supported by our team and a network of qualified mentors.
Our Purpose is to promote the development of startups and innovation in Companies and Organizations, in order to improve the world population’s nutrition through sustainable production systems.
We invest in and accelerate startups focused on the improvement of sustainable world wide nutrition and we promote the adoption of these technologies in Companies and Organizations through Open Innovation.
Our Donations Policy
As a team, we are committed to devote an annual 5% of our time and counsel to boost projects and startups with a triple impact vision.
We are focused on entrepreneurship and startups which have difficulty in accessing financing and whose aim is generating a positive impact in the Agri Food Tech sector. We feel it is a huge opportunity accompanying them in their development as change agents. Not only through Glocal Academy, our online platform, but also with the support of our team, we provide comprehensive advice to entrepreneurs that work in 100% triple impact areas. Besides, we support Associations, Foundations and Organizations that are lined up with our purpose, so as to create together a local impact ecosystem focused on Agri Food Tech.
How We Work
We approach our service from a unique perspective which defines us: Glocalization.
We do not invest time or money in IDEAS; we invest in Talented Individuals who want to engage in Team work and are moved by Passion for what they do.
"I would give you five cents for a good idea; and a fortune for a good implementation."
Acceleration of Startups
We follow an agile methodology, working as a team with the entrepreneurs.
Our Entrepreneurship Acceleration service includes:
Specialized mentors will provide advice to the entrepreneurial teams and will accompany the progress of the start-up.
We offer access to Glocal’s contact network and interaction with other entrepreneurs. We have established long-standing relationships with major industry players, like farmers, brokers, distributors, exporters, industries, traders, insurance companies, stock exchanges, futures exchange, and other associations which connect producers and agents from other links of the agribusiness chain.
We have been working in the agribusiness sector for the last 15 years. We understand farmers and their needs. Furthermore, we have an understanding of the type of technology which is most relevant to the sector, and of the way in which this technology can leverage food production from the very beginning of the agribusiness chain.
In collaboration with other companies, we provide professional support in areas such as marketing, sales management, human resources and legal support, among others.
We work with the entrepreneurs to raise capital for their companies in the most convenient way for the long term goals.
We provide start-ups with a capital contribution in those cases that meet our requirements, in order to speed up the scalability of the business and its growth potential.
"Focus on what you do best and partner to do the rest."
Mid-Size Businesses Acceleration
We enhance businesses by providing advice on commercial management and organizational structure,
with the option of following up on investments, based on each case and on the type of market.
Our Mid-Size Businesses Acceleration service includes:
We offer capital funding aimed at escalating the business.
Specialized mentors will advise the team regarding specific and strategic issues.
We can offer qualified managerial personnel with expertise in the areas required by the business.
We offer access to Glocal’s contact network. We have established long-standing relationships with major industry players, like farmers, brokers, distributors, exporters, industries, traders, insurance companies, stock exchanges, futures exchange, and other associations which connect producers or other agents of the agribusiness chain.
In collaboration with other companies, we provide professional staffing support.
We have been working in the agribusiness sector for the last 15 years. We understand farmers and their needs.
We have experience in brokering and marketing the products in the sector. We have worked with companies of different sizes and areas, which gives us both an overall and multi-perspective view of the whole chain.
"Strategy without tactics is the slowest route to victory.
Tactics without strategy is the noise before defeat."
If you have any questions or would like to contact us,
Balcarce 43 bis
Santa Fe, Argentina.