First-Round Judge: Derick Jiwan

About Derick Jiwan

Dr.Derick Jiwan comes with over a decade of experience in agriculture and working closely with growers, breeders and packers from specialty crops and row crops. He has mentored over 50+ startups with focus in agriculture, sustainability and digital tech. Presently as part of Innovation & Business Development he leads product ideation and innovation to meet the future needs of the ag retailers.

As part of Propellant Ventures, Founders Institute and Rockstart he contributes towards investment thesis as part of due diligence, mentoring and advising on technology and startups.

Derick Jiwan - First Round Judge for the 2023 InnoVenture Challenge