FoodBytes! is thrilled with the support of our generous sponsors. We’re fortunate to work with amazing companies who share our focus on startups and innovation in the food and agriculture field.
Representing many industries, from breweries to transportation companies to startup incubators, each of our San Francisco sponsors understands the need to find the most innovative and ground-breaking concepts in food and agriculture, and pair that creativity with the capital needed to bring it to market.
This week we’re welcoming IBM as an Official Sponsor of FoodBytes! San Francisco. We’re so pleased to have their support along with our other incredible sponsors.
FoodBytes! gives a huge thank you to:
Partner – Food + Tech Connect
Food+Tech Connect gives innovators the tech and business insights, connections and skills they need to transform the food industry through its website, newsletters, events, consulting and business courses. Join the community @foodtechconnect.
Partner – SF New Tech
As a cornerstone of the San Francisco technology community and as San Francisco’s largest, longest-running, and most-loved technology event, SF New Tech is laser-focused on putting innovators in the spotlight in front of their peers— and beyond.
Presenting Sponsor – Whole Foods
Whole Foods is a presenting sponsor for the 2016 FoodBytes! events in Brooklyn, San Francisco and Boulder. Their support gives them the chance to help budding brands make connections and grow their businesses, as well as share ideas with fellow disruptors in the food industry.
Official Sponsor – IBM Global Entrepreneur
IBM Global Entrepreneur is your gateway into a global ecosystem of top business leaders and investors, solutions architects, enterprise clients and so much more.
Official Venue – Seven Stills
Seven Stills has improved on traditional distilling techniques by focusing on the grain mixtures used to create their unique vodkas and whiskeys. To date, they have tested the effects of different grist profiles, creating recipes for all-peat smoked, chocolate-oatmeal smoked stout, hopped two-row, Belgian Dubbel, and a Russian Imperial Stout. They continue to explore new flavor profiles and are always excited to share their latest creations!
Official Venue – Laughing Monk Brewing
Laughing Monk Brewing is a small batch craft brewery in San Francisco that blends traditions from California and Belgium with a mix of local, seasonal ingredients. They make great beer with an eye toward innovation and the independent spirit that guides them. Laughing Monk offers an ever-expanding array of unique beers, including those for immediate enjoyment and those that can be aged to perfection.
Official Hotel – The Scarlet Huntington
The Scarlet Huntington is designed to spark the imagination and provide an adventure for the senses. The hotel, along with its sister hotel in Singapore, forms a seamless vision – a celebration of modern sensibilities both vivacious and wholly original.
Official Transport – Lyft
Whether solo or with up to three friends, Lyft is your personal ride. The Lyft app matches riders with local drivers at the tap of a button – just request and go! From Monday, June 13th through to the following Sunday, June 19th you can use the promo code FOODBYTES16 for 30% off 2 rides.
Official Transport – Chariot
Chariot helps solve your daily commute and weekend charter needs! Chariot is your best option for a reliable, affordable, and comfortable commute to and from work each day. Simply reserve a guaranteed seat on board one of their brand new chariots, and you’re on your way! Chariot will be offering free rides to first time users during FoodBytes! San Francisco.
Media Partner – We Blog the World
We Blog the World is an online lifestyle magazine focused on Transformative Travel, at the juncture of luxury, wellness and adventure. The site covers unique experiences from around the world and curates content from some of the most passionate voices on the web. Through rich storytelling and photography, We Blog the World share the human side of a story, as well as the impact that people are making around the world culturally and socially.
Official Supporter – The Food Business School
The Food Business School (FBS) is the center for executive and graduate education of The Culinary Institute of America (CIA). FBS broadens The CIA’s commitment to the future of food education and leadership by providing cutting-edge, practice-based business education to corporate professionals, recent graduates, and mid-career explorers. The mission of FBS is to enable and empower entrepreneurial leaders to design, deliver, and lead transformative innovations that address the world’s most pressing food challenges—and its greatest business opportunities.
Official Supporter – RocketSpace
RocketSpace is a technology campus headquartered in the heart of San Francisco. Since 2011, the company has been helping tech entrepreneurs, startups and corporate innovation professionals bring the future to market. The company offers services to its members including programming, consulting, events, and office-as-a-service, which together create the perfect ecosystem and community for innovation to thrive. Select startup alumni include Uber, Spotify, Practice Fusion, and Leap Motion, and RocketSpace’s roster of Corporate Innovation Services clients include Schneider Electric, Converse, Tata Communications, Royal Bank of Scotland, Pfizer Consumer Healthcare, Samsung, and ABinBev.