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“Entrepreneurs have the potential to discover solutions today to meet the challenges of tomorrow”
Aidan Connolly
CIO at Alltech
An Accelerator For Late Stage Growth Startups
Startups applying for the Pearse Lyons Accelerator are selected with three criteria in mind: the startup stage, the strategic fit with Alltech’s core businesses and the disruptive technology of the innovation.
01.
Startup Stage
Highly scalable product, global ambition
Version 1+ product developed
Late-stage from: Seed to Series A funding
Paying customers for product
Clear line of sight on new revenue opportunities
02.
Strategic Fit
Solving an issue within Alltech’s strategic priorities
Utilize Alltech’s network
Potential pilots with Alltech or partners
03.
Disruptive Tech
ROBOTICS
DRONES
3D PRINTING
SENSORS
ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE
AUGMENTED REALITY
CRISPR
BLOCKCHAIN
Alumni Testimonials

"Next to the unique accelerator programme, the highly curated group of startups and spending time with them was the best part about this accelerator.”

“We added $30m in new qualified sales leads as a result of the accelerator and refined our pitch, which we regularly use to drive sales.”

“Even though it’s fairly new, The Pearse Lyons Accelerator is by far streets ahead of any other AgTech accelerator out there.”

A Unique Opportunity
Work with Alltech and Dogpatch Labs to accelerate your business. Successful applicants will enjoy many benefits during the programme, including:
Expertise
Access to Dr. Mark Lyons, president and CEO of Alltech, as well as senior management of Alltech
Funding
€15,000 equity free, €300,000+ in perks and pitch investment funding
Networking
Meet startups, solopreneurs and investors in Ireland's tech community
ONE Conference
Pitch to 4,000+ AgTech leaders at ONE, a global conference in the USA
Membership
Access to the Dogpatch Labs community and startup hub, located in the Dublin Docklands
Mentorship
World-class mentorship from Alltech and the Dogpatch Labs startup network
What to Expect
The accelerator is held over the course of 16 weeks, including three immersive weeks onsite in Dublin, Ireland, at Dogpatch Labs. Final destination is ONE: The Alltech Ideas Conference, where all 10 startups will pitch.
Core Phase 1
Core Phase 2
Core Phase 3
Core Phase 4
Core Phase 1
Dates:
Mon 4 Feb–Fri 8 Feb
Location:
Dublin, Ireland
Activities
Strategic Deep Dive with Alltech CIO & Champion
Define Accelerator Goals & Outcomes
1:1 Mentoring with AgTech Experts/Mentors
Core Phase 2
Dates:
Mon 11 Mar–Fri 15 Mar
Location:
Dublin, Ireland
Activities
Implementing Defined Strategies
Individual Focus on Relevant Industries
Workshops with Alltech Execs & Industry Experts
Pitch Script Surgery & Coaching
Core Phase 3
Dates:
Mon 29 Apr–Fri 3 May
Location:
Dublin, Ireland
Activities
World Class Pitch Training & Coaching
1:1 Mentoring with Alltech Execs & AgTech Experts
Dublin Showcase: Demo Day
Core Phase 4
Dates:
Sun 19 May–Tue 21 May
Location:
Lexington, Kentucky
Activities
Pitch at ONE: The Alltech Ideas Conference to 4000+ potential customers, investors and journalists
The ONE Conference - What You Get as a Startup
Accelerator startups have exclusive access to several benefits at the ONE: Alltech Ideas Conference:
PITCH ON STAGE
Pitch to over 4,000 potential customers and investors, journalists
BOOTH
Exclusive promotional stand in ‘Innovation Square’
ACCESS TO PRESIDENTS CLUB
Meet and share insights with over 200+ global agriculture CEOs
MEDIA
Access to more than 100 journalists
TICKETS
Free tickets to one of the world’s best agriculture conferences
“The ONE Conference was a truly amazing experience for us. We got to meet future business partners and customers that helped us shape our strategy for the next 5 years.”
Keiran Whitaker
Founder & CEO Entocycle
Hosted in a World Class Startup Hub
Space

Dogpatch Labs is one of Europe’s leading tech community hubs fostering entrepreneurship for startups, facilitating technology innovation for all sizes of companies and nurturing transformative social enterprises.

Community

Located in the historic CHQ building in the heart of the Dublin Docklands, it is home to over 80 startups and over 350 members from 30 countries.

It supports the startup community by providing a unique space to grow and hosting regular events to share knowledge, form connections and spark collaborative innovation.

Network

Acknowledged as a world-class entrepreneurial hub catalysing the ecosystem in Ireland, Dogpatch Labs was awarded the Google for Startups Global Citizenship Award in September 2017.

Dogpatch Labs - Alumni Spotlight
Home to fast-growing international tech disruptors like:
Billion Dollar Valuation
Investment From Founders Fund
$80m Valuation
70+ Jobs Created
Innovators Package
Successful accelerator applicants will receive perks valued at over €300,000, including:
Google Cloud Platform
$100,000 in credit for 1 year. Credit can be applied to all Google Cloud Platform and Firebase products.
Amazon Web Services
Portfolio Plus Package: receive up to $15,000 in AWS Promotional Credit for 2 years or $100,000 for 1 year and €1000 in business and technical training.
Softlayer
Up to €10,000 of cloud services: Bare Metal, Virtual and Hybrid Cloud servers, GPUs, CPUs, Bandwidth, storage and more.
FbStart
FbStart provides up to $80,000 in free tools and services to help early-stage mobile startups build and grow their apps.
HubSpot
90% off HubSpot marketing — an all-in-one marketing platform that helps drive traffic, increasing conversions and nurturing your database.
SendGrid
Technical and business mentorship from the SendGrid community team. $10,000 worth of SendGrid credits and top-of-the-funnel marketing
Apply Now
The application deadline is Friday 21 December 2018. Final interviews are the start of January and the programme starts in February 2019.
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