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The FoodBytes! Startup Pitch Experience

FoodBytes! Pitch is an annual multi-week program that helps startups validate and grow their businesses – and their impact – through global industry exposure, tailored mentorship sessions, individualized strategic connections with corporates and investors, pitch refinement and media visibility. It is supported by the vast global Rabobank network, and a community of mission-driven alumni entrepreneurs.

Learn more about why thousands of startups have applied to join the FoodBytes! community

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Startup Pitch Timeline

Application Period

April 5 - May 16

Selection Month

May 18 - July 30

Welcome Month

September 8 - October 8

(Startups notified of selection in August)

Mentor Week

October 12 - October 16

(up to 4 hour commitment per day)

Deliberation Week

October 19 - October 21

(15 finalist startups only)

Pitch Week

November 8 - November 10

(15 finalist startups only)


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