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 future, and share our vision of finding and supporting the top startups in the industry. We’re thrilled to be collaborating with them to promote the most cutting-edge new food companies from around the world.
From the world’s largest organic retailer, to one of the largest food-focused law firms in the U.S, to the world’s largest community for food innovation, our partners and sponsors represent a wide range of backgrounds, giving our pitch companies unique access to a variety of industry leaders.
FoodBytes! gives a huge thank you to:
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, including those hosted in Brooklyn and San Francisco, and our upcoming Boulder event. 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 – Holland & Hart
Holland & Hart is a national law firm headquartered in Denver, CO. The firm has a strong food and beverage practice and has been part of the industry for decades. They help clients through the entire lifecycle of a company’s growth and pride themselves on working with natural and organic products. For more company news and information, please visithollandhart.com and @HollandHart.
Official Sponsor – ADM
For more than a century, the people of Archer Daniels Midland Company have transformed crops into products that serve the vital needs of a growing world. Today, they are one of the world’s largest agricultural processors and food ingredient providers, with more than 32,300 employees serving customers in more than 160 countries. As a leading food ingredient provider, ADM offers the broadest range of on-trend ingredients and flavors that are formulated to meet consumer demand across virtually every market segment. Their team of technical specialists, product developers and food marketers collaborate to innovate and formulate food and beverage solutions for customers based on their unique objectives. For additional information, visit www.adm.com .
Boulder Partner – Boulder Food Group
Boulder Food Group seeks partnerships with early stage food and beverage consumer product companies. BFG works alongside exceptional entrepreneurs to ensure the business is able to deliver sustainable growth and outperform its competitors.
Boulder Partner – Nucleus Maximus
Nucleus Maximus is a leading branding and package design agency for food brands. Through their dedicated study of the grocery industry, consumer culture, brand-building and design – Nucleus Maximus offers food entrepreneurs an invaluable and evolving perspective to help them earn the attention of the marketplace.
Official Beer Supplier – Boulder Beer
Founded in 1979, Boulder Beer Company has been a pioneer in the craft brewing industry for 37 years. Their passion for innovation keeps their brand mix diverse, offering a taste for every palate. Boulder Beer currently packages seven year-round beers, numerous rotating seasonals, and periodically releases very limited-edition, small-batch brews throughout the year. Shake Chocolate Porter is currently their #1 selling beer.
Official Coffee Supplier – Westrock Coffee Company
Westrock Coffee Company is completely committed to creating real change with every delicious sip. They buy coffee directly from smallholder farmers around the globe to create some of the finest coffees in the world while providing support and cultivating authentic partnerships. By operating at each level of the coffee supply chain, Westrock offers complete transparency to consumers and fair, honest trade to their farmer partners. In turn, the partnerships impact the farmers, their families and their entire communities.
Official Transport – Lyft
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Official Transport – GreenRide
Green Ride Boulder is Boulder’s homegrown shared ride shuttle company. Green Ride is committed to environmental responsibility. The shared ride experience takes vehicles off the road, lessening their impact environmentally. Green Ride has paperless ticketing, and all of their call center agents work from home using internet protocol – no driving to work. Green Ride Boulder is our official shuttle partner for FoodBytes! Boulder. Save $3 per ride to and from the Denver airport using this link.
We’re also thrilled to have an incredible lineup of Community Partners for FoodBytes! Boulder, including Bioneers, NewCo Boulder, Force Brands and Startup Games, along with our Media Partners for the event, New Hope and AgFunder. Thanks to all who helped spread the word!
Want to join us in Boulder? Grab your tickets today!