FoodBytes 2.0 – Bringing New Food Ideas & Capital To The Plate (6.25)
June 25, 2015
Join SF New Tech and our partners at RabobankÂ forÂ FoodBytes 2.0, the second installment of this amazing series,Â at Bluxome Winery on June 25th from 2:00 pmÂ - 8:00 pm.
At FoodBytes, you willÂ learn a thing or two from those on the cutting edge of food and ag tech, meet fascinating new people who are innovating with food, and discover how the appetite for investing in innovative food and agriculture companies is on the uptick.
In addition toÂ 10 amazing live demos from pioneers in food and agriculture,Â weâ€™ve also scheduled a ground-breaking fireside chat with Sofia Elizondo,Â Director Business Intelligence ofÂ Hampton Creek;Â William RosenzweigÂ Dean and Executive Director ofÂ The Food Business School;Â andÂ Rob Leclerc,Â CEO,Â AgFunderÂ on the implications of technology on theÂ future of food.
In addition, expect a plethora ofÂ 60-second spotsÂ (for anyone innovating with food to share what theyâ€™re working on) and a variety ofÂ barrel top demosÂ from select food and beverage startups who will be serving up their creations, as well as ample glasses of Bluxome Wine and feasts from gourmet food trucks that will be on-hand throughout the event.
Reid Rosenberg, Founder & CEO
Back to the Roots is on a mission to make food personal again through its award-winning line of "ready-to-grow" and "ready-to-eat" products that include the Mushroom Farm, Water Garden, Garden-in-a-Can, Stoneground Flakes Cereal, and Breakfast Toppers.
Daniel Imrie-Situnayake, Founder & CEO
Tiny Farms is building a platform for the production and distribution of insects as commodity agricultural products.
Claude Burns, Founder & CEO
Noble Brewer is the only craft beer subscription service that works with home brewers to bring their masterpieces to life and ship them directly to craft beer lovers' doors.
Ashwin Cheriyan, Founder & CEO
Thistle is building a brand aimed at making eating nutritious, organic and local foods incredibly convenient and accessible.
Betty Toth, Founder & CEO
Matching people with food based on their preferences.
August de Vocht, Founder & CEO
NoFoodWasted connects grocery inventory systems to consumer facing mobile apps to provide real-time deals for best before date products on consumers' interest and location.
Michael Woelk, CEO & Founder
Corigin converts forest & farm waste into bio-sustainable products for farmers including broad spectrum organic pesticides and soil amendments that help growers cut water & fertilizer use, increase crop yield and sequester carbon for centuries.
Regina Gindin, CEO & Founder
NoukaTech provides actionable intelligence to a variety of agricultural industries strongly improving productivity of assets and driving higher returns.Â We are testing a robust suite of crop attribute sensors carried by small, agile, low flying aerial robots capable of coordinated, independent semi-autonomous operation.
Alan Hahn, CEO & Founder
MycoTechnology has created a food processing platform that uses gourmet fungi to transforms agricultural products (coffee, tea, chocolate, grains, stevia) to improve their taste, value and nutritional characteristics and eliminates the need for masking ingredients such as sugar which will have a significant impact on reducing obesity and type 2 diabetes.