Our Pitch Program Offers

Access to unparalleled industry mentorship, connections and media attention
Exposure to the most promising sustainable food and agriculture startups
A trusted pipeline tool and validation of cutting-edge trends

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FoodBytes! Pitch

Following a successful all-virtual program in 2020, FoodBytes! will remain a virtual experience in 2021, continuing to deliver on its mission to build lasting connections between forward- thinking startups, corporates and investors in food and agriculture.

Our continuous startup scouting process and application window will take place from January – May. In partnership with our members, we will select 45 startups to participate in FoodBytes! Pitch 2021, announcing the cohort in August. The program will take place across three weeks between October and November, culminating in a livestreamed pitch competition.

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2021 Pitch Programming

  1. 45 Startups

    The top 45 are selected to pitch from hundreds of applicants across FoodTech, Agtech and CPG sectors.

  2. Virtual Bootcamp

    1:1 mentoring and group workshops on topics like route to market, investment strategy, and corporate collaboration.

  3. Startup Pitch Sprints

    45 startups pitching in front of investors, corporates and an expert panel of judges, with 15 emerging as finalists.

  4. FoodBytes! Pitch

    Live-streamed public production of final 15 pitches

Applying to Pitch

Are you an entrepreneur with a robust, diverse team? Do you have a validated business model with a focus on sustainability (people, profit planet)? Are you open to cross-collaboration, partnerships and critical feedback? Is your business validation to growth stage? Then FoodBytes! is calling your name…

Apply to Pitch
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Of all the startup programs, FoodBytes! Pitch is the most impactful with tangible results and an ongoing community of support.

Bella Hughes

Shaka Tea

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FoodBytes! and Rabobank’s existing client connections fill a gap for F&A startups. Their deep insights into opaque markets we operate in has been invaluable, and connections for later investment rounds mean we can achieve a high valuation from investors.

Juan Guzman


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Foodbytes! brings us a look at the cutting-edge technology and what’s been innovative within the food industry. It opens our eyes to where the industry is going.

Damian Richards

DLL Finance

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