Seven international startup companies will join the first six-week Cultivo Virtual Academy, America’s Cultivation Corridor announced. The program is designed to provide participants with networking and mentorship among Iowa’s agricultural leaders and an online curriculum focused on U.S. market entry, regulatory and financing systems and customer perspectives. The program begins April 13. Participating companies are Australian companies AgriDigital, Bondi Labs, Escavox, Safe Ag Systems and SWAN Systems; U.K.-based ArcitekBlo Ltd.; and Israel-based FarmSee. The program will be hosted via the Virtual Academy Hub, a professionally managed platform for learning and engagement.