Apply To Pitch at FoodBytes! NYC 2018

October 18, 2018

Application Deadline: August 12

Application Criteria

  • Business Model / Scalability: Company is addressing their revenue model, competitors, how to scale, customer acquisition and cost base.  Company knows its margins and how it can improve as it scales. High growth market opportunity
  • Product / Technology: Product/service has a competitive advantage and high barriers to entry
  • Customers / Traction: Team is on track or building a successful business and is building something that consumers or the industry needs / wants. They understand their consumer or users’ needs. Team has done research to evaluate competitive landscape and has validated a need
  • Sustainability / Social Good: Concept is focused on the triple bottom line: people, profit and planet
  • Innovation & Impact: Concept is a game-changing approach to solving a problem or gap in the market that could have major impact at scale

“A collaborative competition with a lasting network.”

Abi Ramanan

CEO and Co-Founder, Impact Vision

“The sustainable food community is unmatched at FoodBytes!”

Colleen Kazemi

Co-founder, Pure Cultures

What Does Pitching Entail?

  • Get one-on-one access to industry experts on funding, PR, branding, consumer trends, legal, distribution and more during the Mentor and Rehearsal day on October 17 (highly recommended for two members to attend)
  • Attend VIP Cocktails with top investors, executives and media in the evening on October 17
  • Pitch to an audience of investors, industry leaders, media and entrepreneurs
  • 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
  • Join an alumni network of 170+ cutting edge startups
  • Get to know the 2017 FoodBytes! winners in this video or check out the pitches from past FoodBytes! here

FoodBytes! New York 2018 Application Form

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Tell us more about your product or service, your competitive advantage and the barriers to entry.
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What is your revenue model, and how do you plan to scale?
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Tell us more about your team's background and expertise. Why are you uniquely positioned to succeed?
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What is the market opportunity, and how are you addressing competitors?
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Tell us more about what your product validation, traction and customer acquisition looks like.
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