FoodBytes! San Francisco

March 01, 2018
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Twenty food & agriculture startups will pitch at FoodBytes! San Francisco on Thursday, March 1 at The Village from 2:00 - 7:30PM. These game-changers are working at the cutting-edge of food innovation; analyzing the soil microbiome to produce food more sustainably, disrupting the fish oil supplement industry with algae, tackling farm labor shortages with fruit-picking robots and more.

Part of Rabobank’s Banking for Food vision to feed the world sustainably by 2050, FoodBytes! provides entrepreneurs a safe haven to share ideas as well as connections to Rabobank’s network of clients, mentors and investors to help fuel growth.

Over 145 startups applied to pitch from around the world, and selected pitch companies hail from the U.K., Canada, Sweden, France and the United States. The highest ranked startups based on criteria including sustainability, traction and innovation will have 3.5 minutes to pitch. The second highest ranked startups will have 1.5-minutes to pitch. The startups will pitch to an audience
of investors, executives, entrepreneurs, media and an expert judging panel including industry leaders Justin Gold, founder, Justin’s; Ashley Koff, CEO, The Better Nutrition Program and Russell Forester, senior vice president, The Hain Celestial Group, Inc.

The finalist 3.5-minute pitch companies include Boost Biomes, Biome Makers, Remedy Organics, Augean Robotics, EIO Diagnostics, Farmers Fridge, Lecker Labs, I Heart Foods, Miraculex and Chef Koochooloo.

The finalist 1.5-minute pitch companies include Yumami Food Company, NewLavie, Hip Chick Farms, Novolyze, Kray Technologies,BioFiltro, Smallhold, Binkabi, Simris Alg and Nell Natural Elements.
Tickets to FoodBytes! San Francisco are on sale now at and applications to pitch at FoodBytes! Montreal (May16) and New York (October 18) are open. For more information visit the website and follow FoodBytes! on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram or view curated content via the hashtag #FoodBytes.

Date: March 01, 2018 2:00 PM-7:30 PM

Location: The Village | 969 Market St., San Francisco, CA 94103

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