Apply To Pitch at FoodBytes! London 2018

September 12 & 13, 2018

Applications have now closed for London 2018. Please apply for NYC 2018.

Application Criteria

  • Team / Management: Exceptional domain and entrepreneurial experience
  • Business Model: Company has a strong view on its revenue model, competitors, how to scale, customer acquisition and cost base. Company knows its margins and how it can improve as it scales
  • Market Opportunity: High growth market opportunity and high barriers to entry
  • Product Innovation: Concept is a game-changing approach to solving a problem or gap in the market
  • Production Validation & Traction: Team is on track or building a successful business and is building something that consumers or the industry needs / wants. Company was able to raise external funds
  • Sustainability / Social Impact: Concept is focused on the triple bottom line: people, profit and planet

“The FoodBytes! experience was transformative for our company. It validated that our business model had legs, and it helped us articulate how sustainability made good business sense. The interactions with judges and mentors helped us challenge our business strategy, and the experience of pitching in front of an audience helped us distill our story. Bravo!”

Ravi Jolly

Co-Founder & President, I Heart Keenwah

Meeting all the different mentors from all the different backgrounds has been such an incredible resource. As a company, we’ve made incredible connections at FoodBytes!.

Serena Hollmeyer-Taylor

CSO, Evaptainers

What Does Pitching Entail?

  • Get one-on-one access to industry experts on funding, PR, branding, consumer trends, legal, go-to-market strategies and more during the Mentor and Rehearsal day on 12 September(highly recommended for two members to attend)
  • Attend VIP Cocktails with top investors, executives and media in the evening on 12 September
  • Pitch to an audience of investors, industry leaders, media and entrepreneurs on 13 September
  • 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 200+ cutting edge startups
  • Get to know the 2018 FoodBytes! winners in this video or check out the pitches from past FoodBytes! here

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