Pitch Application Deadline Extended for FoodBytes! Europe

Startup pitch competition-meets-networking event FoodBytes! is coming to the Netherlands on May 17 & 18 at F&A Next, and the application deadline has been extended through Sunday, April 9 at 11:59 PM CET. Since FoodBytes! launched in 2015, 900 companies have applied to pitch to over 1,400 attendees.

Selected companies will have the opportunity to:

Pitch to an audience of investors, industry leaders, media and entrepreneurs (past participants include investors and execs from Anterra Capital, S2G Ventures, Finistere, New Protein Capital, Syngenta, METRO, Innovation Endeavors, Danone, Nestle, Unilever and more)
Have dedicated display space to showcase your product or service
Be in the running to win the People’s Choice, Judges’ Choice or Highly Commended Award
Take part in an invite-only session of networking and mentorship with industry experts and the FoodBytes! judges. Check out the highlight video of the FoodBytes! Boulder mentorship day HERE
Announcing the FoodBytes! NL Judges

The esteemed panel of judges brings diverse expertise to the FoodBytes! table. Ten food, food tech and agtech companies will give 3.5-minute pitches and 10 companies will give 60-second pitches to the judges and hundreds of attendees. Click on the judges’ names below to learn more about their important work.

Kevin Camphuis, Co-Founder of ShakeUpFactory

Bruno Melcher, Farm Manager from Brazil and Board Member at RZ Agro

Bram Kanstein, Founder of Startup Stash and Digital Business Developer

Amir Zaidman, VP of Business Development at The Kitchen FoodTech Hub by Strauss-Group

Manuel Gonzalez, North America Head of Start-Up Innovation, Rabobank

Meet the FoodBytes! San Francisco Winners

FoodBytes! SF brought together 365 executives, investors, entrepreneurs and media on March 16. Three female-led startups: Vega Coffee, a direct-to-consumer coffee subscription empowering coffee farmers, Evaptainers, electricity-free refrigeration for developing markets, and Pure Cultures, probiotics for pet and livestock health, took home the top prizes.
About F&A Next

F&A Next is food and agriculture’s foremost innovation summit of the year, taking place on the dynamic environment of the campus of one the world’s most renowned food and agriculture universities: Wageningen University & Research in the Netherlands. In 2016, the summit gathered over 400 startups, corporates and investors in The Netherlands. The 2017 edition will be a two-day summit with cutting edge business opportunities for startups, corporates and investors from more than 30 countries. The summit will address key themes such as the gradual shift to smart farming and the convergence of food and health.

Antonio Savarese

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