2 - 3 PM | Opening Reception
Mix and mingle with food and ag innovators and enjoy food and drinks while meeting the demo companies at their display tables.
3:00 - 3:15 PM | Opening Remarks
Manuel Gonzalez, North America Head of Start-up Innovation and FoodBytes! Founder and Rajiv Singh, Chief Executive Officer at Rabobank North America Wholesale Banking.
3:15 - 3:30 PM | 60-Second Pitches
Hear pitches from 10 game-changing food and ag startups from around the world.
3:30 - 5:00 PM | 5-Minute Pitches + Q&A
Our 10 demo company finalists from around the world give 5-minute pitches, followed by 5 minutes of Q&A with the audience of investors, media, thought leaders and entrepreneurs.
5:00 - 5:15 PM | Open Mic & Voting
10 attendees will get the chance to give a 60-second pitch on a first come first served basis. Attendees cast their votes via SMS for their favorite demo company, selecting the People’s Choice Award winner. Our judges deliberate to select the Judges’ Choice Award winner from the demo finalists and the Highly Commended Award winner from the 60-second pitches.
5:20 PM | Awards Ceremony
Our judges present the three awards.
5:30 - 7:30 PM | Closing Reception
Mix and mingle some more and enjoy food and drinks while meeting the demo companies at their display tables.
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