The Discovery Platform for Food & Ag Innovation
FoodBytes! by Rabobank was created with a simple mission in mind – to find the most innovative concepts in food and agriculture, and pair them with the capital needed to bring them to market. Certainly not your average food and ag conference, our pitch competition-meets-networking event brings together the game-changing startups, investors and industry leaders pioneering a better future. Learn More
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A Taste of FoodBytes!
Check out the award winners from FoodBytes! NYC 2017, our biggest event yet with 400+ attendees, 20 pitches and 35+ startups on display.
Hear from FoodBytes! Alumni
The most innovative food tech event I've ever participated in.Bruce Rasa
FoodBytes! is a compass for the 21st century food system. It attracts innovators and investors with shared values across food, tech, and agriculture. To experience FoodBytes! is to understand its DNA – it is a force unlike any other.
Meet the FoodBytes! NYC 2017 Winners
Rabobank received over 120 applications from global startups and selected 20 cutting-edge companies to pitch and compete for the prestigious Judges’ Choice, People’s Choice and Highly Commended Awards at FoodBytes! NYC. Read More
Highly Commended Award Winner
We make sustainably-grown and vegan wines and use the sales to fix environmental problems. Our Sauvignon Blanc saves the ocean by restoring 100 oysters per bottle and our Pinot Noir saves the bees by planting 875 wildflowers per bottle!
People’s Choice Award Winner
ImpactVision’s mission is to build a more transparent and secure global food system, using hyperspectral technology. Our software platform provides insights about the quality and characteristics of different foods non-invasively and rapidly, using image recognition and predictive learning.
Judges’ Choice Award Winner
We’re the first company in the world to empower Food & Ag professionals to sustainably grow food everywhere by capturing actionable insights on-the-go, hands-free.