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Scaling Innovation: Milken-Motsepe Prize in AgriTech Award Announcement and Reception

2023 Global Conference

Scaling Innovation: Milken-Motsepe Prize in AgriTech Award Announcement and Reception

Monday, May 1, 2023
05:00 PM - 06:30 PM PDT
Beverly Hilton - Oasis Pavilion

The Milken-Motsepe Innovation Prize Program is a collaboration between the Milken Institute and the Motsepe Foundation advancing technological progress towards the UN SDGs. The inaugural Milken-Motsepe Prize in AgriTech challenged global innovators to increase economic value to smallholder farmers in Africa, from seed to sale. Join us for the announcement of the final awards, including the $1 million grand prize, with additional prize money distributed among Second and Third Place winners, and bonus prizes for the Most Creative Use of 4IR Technologies and People’s Choice. 

Moderator
Emily Musil Church
Senior Director, Center for Strategic Philanthropy, Milken Institute
Speaker
Tendai Chitapi
Co-Founder and CEO, Kuronga; Milken-Motsepe Prize Winner
Otaigo Elisha
Founder, NovFeed; Milken-Motsepe Prize Winner
Michael Milken
Chairman, Milken Institute
Patrice Motsepe
Executive Chairman and Founder, African Rainbow Minerals; Co-Founder, Motsepe Foundation
Sandra Namboozo
CEO, Karpolax; Milken-Motsepe Prize Winner
Venuprasad Ramaiah
Head, International Rice Genebank, IRRI-AfricaRice; Milken-Motsepe Prize Winner
Richard Seshie
Founder, COOL LION; Milken-Motsepe Prize Winner