Apply To Pitch at FoodBytes! SF 2019

March 28, 2019

Application Deadline: 11:59 PM PST  – Sunday, December 16

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

Foodbytes! was pivotal for Remedy Organics, as it was the beginning of a great run for us, followed by a fantastic show at Expo West, selection by Chobani for their prestigious incubator and then a successful launch in Whole Foods.

Henry Kasindorf

Co-Founder, Remedy Organics

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 March 27 (presenter and one member of the team to attend)
  • Attend VIP Cocktails with top investors, executives and media in the evening on March 28
  • 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 a host of business development prizes and awards
  • Join an alumni network of 230+ cutting edge startups
  • Get to know the 2017 FoodBytes! winners in this video or check out the pitches from past FoodBytes! here

FoodBytes! SF 2019 Application Form

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Select the Rabobank sustainability pillar that your business is most aligned with.
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Tell us about your team's background and expertise. Why is your team uniquely positioned to succeed? (max 200 words)
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What is your revenue model, and how do you plan to scale? (max 300 words)
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What is the market opportunity (including addressable market), and who are your competitors and are there any barriers to entry? (max 300 words)
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Tell us more about your differentiating factor/competitive advantage. What is truly innovative about your product? (max 300 words)
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Tell us more about what your product validation and traction looks like (i.e. growth, distribution, velocity, customer acquisition, commercial pilots). (max 300 words)
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How is your company focused on sustainability and / or social impact? Are you specifically focused on one of Rabobank's sustainability pillars: nutrition, earth, waste or stability? Please elaborate on why if so. (max 200 words)
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Who will be pitching if you are selected?
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Who are the founders?
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What does the ownership structure of your company look like? (200 words max)
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Tell us about your fundraising history. Are you currently raising or did you raise previously? If so, tell us more about the round size and participating investors. (max 200 words)
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What are your current needs (i.e. financing, advisory, strategic partnerships) and what are you hoping to get out of pitching at FoodBytes! if selected? (max 200 words)
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