FoodBytes! Blog

Smart PR for Bootstrapped Startups

When you lack time and resources, these thoughtful and sharp tips from FoodBytes! publicity experts Kat Vanda and Mel Rawlings will help you craft a smart PR strategy.

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FoodBytes! Year in Review

Take a look at the innovations we saw through the FoodBytes! platform that shaped F&A in 2019 and what we’re tracking in 2020.

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FoodBytes! Alumni News Roundup

TIPA closes $25M in growth financing round, Imperfect Produce expands to new markets, Shameless Pets wins pet-focused startup competition and more

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April FoodBytes! Alumni News Roundup

Read up on the FoodBytes! alum in the news for the month of April, including FoodBytes! SF winners Shaka Tea, Bushel, and Toast Ale, fundraising news from Augean Robotics, and more mushroom buzz for Myco Technology.

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February + March FoodBytes! Alumni News Roundup

February and March brought continued press for our FoodBytes! alumni and a plethora of fundraising, including MycoTech’s $30M series C investment, Renewal Mill's $2.5M seed round investment, Kuli Kuli’s $5M series B round and more.   Food Tech: Food waste continues to...

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How to ‘trend’scend as a startup

Nick Fereday brings an invaluable perspective to the FoodBytes! table, offering over a decade of insight and knowledge on what makes consumers tick and how that drives trends.

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Even mentors are feeding off the FoodBytes! buzz

We’re always proud of what we do at FoodBytes! but when the Go-To-Market Guru, Elliot Begoun from The Intertwine Group, uses words like exciting, invigorating and creative to describe your mentorship program, and talks about feeling like a proud parent, it gives us an extra special glow.

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Compass Group Looks for Startup Partners to Shape the Future of Foodservice

First-time FoodBytes! supporting sponsor, Compass Group USA’s Susie Weintraub, Executive VP of Business Excellence, shares a bit about how Compass Group currently works with startups and how they’d like to engage with pitch companies in San Francisco and how the future of food service may require ideas, talent and partnerships from outside their organization.

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Six FoodBytes! Alumni Accepted to TERRA Cohort II

Six FoodBytes! alumni have been selected to participate in TERRA Cohort II. From a connected farming device, to snacks made from spent beer grains, to prebiotic sugars, these companies are pioneering the cutting-edge of food innovation.

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Meet the FoodBytes! NYC Family

Meet the FoodBytes! NYC family, our biggest and most diverse group of collaborators yet. We’re thrilled to work with companies who value and share our mission to help global food and ag innovators grow their businesses.

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Why AgFunder Launched #feedit

#feedit is a platform for the agri-food technology community to share and comment on the best news and blog articles from around the world about technology.

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Q&A with NYC Mentor Sylvia Tawse of FIG

Mission-driven PR and Communications agency, Fresh Ideas Group, has served brands across the natural, organic and sustainable food industry for over 20 years. FIG shares the same purpose-filled vision as the startups pitching at FoodBytes! – to promote a healthier...

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Scalable Startups with Social Impact Dominate FoodBytes! SF

By James Williamson - Analyst, RaboResearch Food & Ag - Rabobank Rabobank’s continued search for the sustainable and scalable solutions and technologies that are disrupting our food system flourished at FoodBytes! San Francisco in March. Food tech companies...

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Meet the FoodBytes! San Francisco Pitch Companies

Get to Know Our Amazing Pitch Companies!   FoodBytes! San Francisco is fast approaching, and things are gearing up! We’re excited to announce our incredible roster of demo and 60-second pitch companies. From responsibly sourced and packaged water, to plant based...

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Supporting Food-Tech Start Up

McCarthy Mentoring is delighted to support food-tech start up Sprout Kitchens after they won the prize of our six-month mentoring program at Rabobank’s FoodBytes! Sydney pitch event in November. Held as part of Rabobank’s Farm2Fork Summit, the FoodBytes! event saw...

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FoodBytes! Sydney – Who’s Pitching?

We're in the final countdown to FoodBytes! Sydney and we’ve been blown away by the response from the agtech and foodtech ecosystems. This is the first FoodBytes! event held in Australia and we’ve been really impressed with quality and quantity of applications...

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Chatting with the Investment Pros at Boulder Food Group

We’re thrilled to have the investment experts at Boulder Food Group on board as Official Sponsors of FoodBytes! Boulder! They bring an experienced perspective on partnering with young companies through capital investment and work with some of the best Boulder brands...

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Take a Byte of the Prize at FoodBytes! Boulder

FoodBytes! brings the world’s top food & ag startups together on one stage to pitch to hundreds of food and ag executives, investors, tech experts and media.  Attendees will hear from the founders of these startups and will get the chance to sample some of their...

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Q&A with the Brand Gurus at Nucleus Maximus

Consumers are faced with an overwhelming number of choices in the grocery store, the app store and online. The brand and marketing gurus from Nucleus Maximus work with leading food and beverage brands to cut through the clutter and help them drive sales by refining...

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9 Vital Legal Tips for Startups in the Food & Ag Industry

Startups in the food & ag industry face a host of unique challenges, including legal risks and compliance issues. We’re thrilled to have the legal experts at Holland & Hart on board as Official Sponsors of FoodBytes! Boulder, bringing years of experience in...

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Meet our FoodBytes! Boulder Network of Partners & Sponsors

It takes a village to produce programs like FoodBytes! and we are honored to be working with an incredible lineup of partners and sponsors for the event in Boulder. Our network of companies understand the pivotal role startups play in pioneering a better food and ag...

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