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Mira Award
Awards
Mira Talent Impact Award

DIAL Ventures is featured in the Talent Impact category. This reflects our open innovation approach and bringing in entrepreneurs from a wide variety of industries into Agrifood and then providing experiential training. We do this by combining engagement with industry experts and a full curriculum of startup leadership training, with a goal of launching high-impact startups to benefit the Agrifood industry and our world's future.

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Newsletter
Winter '23 Newsletter - From the Desk of Dr. Allan Gray

I am delighted to share the concepts from Pitch Day, held on December 1st by DIAL Ventures at Purdue’s Burton Morgan Center for Entrepreneurship.

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Newsletter
Fall '23 Newsletter - From the Desk of Dr. Allan Gray

DIAL Ventures hosted the Digital Innovation Opportunity Assessment Workshop on Sept. 19 and 20 and it was a great success! Over the two-day event, we united 60+ industry leaders.

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Awards
Only Venture Studio Nominated

On the heels of launching its third agri-tech startup, DIAL Ventures is acknowledged for its commitment to innovation and impactful industry change.

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Newsletter
Summer '23 Newsletter - From the Desk of Dr. Allan Gray

Pitch Day was held on June 16, and it was highly successful! Our Fellows showcased their top business concepts in front of our corporate and investment partners.

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Newsletter
Spring '23 Newsletter - From the Desk of Dr. Allan Gray

The Spring Residency trip was simply amazing! Witnessing the inspired and enthusiastic Fellows as they soaked up the problems we uncovered in the agriculture and food industries on this trip was quite the experience.

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Innovation
DIAL Ventures Launches New QR + Mobile Solution Targeting 100% Uptime for Agri-Food Equipment

Gripp is the third startup launched from DIAL Ventures’ venture studio program.

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Innovation
New Startup Oaken Announces Launch; Giving Agribusinesses an All-in-One Platform for Farmland and Lease Management

Oaken is second announced startup to be launched from the DIAL Ventures’ studio program, which delivers innovative digital solutions to the agri-food industry

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Fintech
Fintech in the agriculture industry

The North American agribusiness landscape is continuously evolving due to factors such as climate change, technological advancements, and shifting consumer preferences.

Trends
Awards
Spring Ideation Challenge Winners Announced

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Fall 2022 Pitch Day
Newsletter
Winter '22 Newsletter - From the Desk of Dr. Allan Gray

Our studio cycle finished on a high note in 2022, see all that happened!

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Innovation
DIAL Ventures partners with the Institute for Innovation Science

What will it take to achieve sustained innovation in the agri-food industry? DIAL Ventures is uncovering just that!

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Data Science
AgTech and Data Science

Organizations should strive to have the correct collection of capabilities to utilize data generated, which will create a competitive advantage.

Trends
Innovation
Croft creating and supporting migrant worker and employer relationships

Croft automates manual workflow processes, digitizes documents, and improves collaboration between growers, farmers, their H-2A legal experts, government agencies, foreign workers, and all other organizations involved.

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Awards
Ideation Challenge winners announced!

DIAL Ventures was honored to partner with Purdue University students for the Fall Ideation Challenge!

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Disruptive innovation in the agriculture industry
Innovation
Disruptive innovation in the agriculture industry

The agri-food system is ready for digital innovation and we must overcome the barriers that currently exist. 

Trends
Allan Gray and AgriTalk Host
Innovation
Allan Gray of Purdue University talks Agtech Venture Studio

Dr. Allan Gray was welcomed by the AgriTalk show to share DIAL Ventures' strategy for innovating in food and agriculture with the operation of its venture studio.

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Innovation
Future of Agrifood
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This exclusive event is dedicated to workshopping some of today’s biggest challenges in the agrifood industry, including sustainability and regenerative agriculture, traceability and data interoperability, and digitized finance/fintech.

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Data Science
Analyzing the use of analytics and data in the Ag supply chain

DIAL ventures partners with Purdue University to publish featured article in Agriculture & Applied Economics Association

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