Ahead of the Curve: The Food and Ag Tech Trends Shaping the Future

From the first online order that Pizza Hut received in 1994, the marriage of food and technology has grown exponentially to encompass nearly every aspect of our daily lives, and the global market. With every iPhone update and menu change, food and technology are becoming increasingly linked, and our quest for healthy and sustainable eating relies on integrating our technology with our food. As technology’s …

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Breaking News! Results of the Foodforward Call4Startups

After a world tour, where Foodforward participated in 23 events in 12 different countries, the call for startups was finally closed. Nearly 300 startups participated in the rigorous selection process, with candidates coming from 41 countries on 5 continents. Of those submissions, 71% came from Europe, with Africa and Asia representing 13% and 10%, respectively. American startups represented 5% of the selected startups, and 1% …

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Foodforward Moves into the Next Phase

Four months after their inaugural announcement at Seeds & Chips 2018, Foodforward has officially closed its call for startups to join the accelerator and will begin the next stage of helping up innovators to develop strategies and ideas. The call for startups officially closed on Sunday 26 August, following a roadshow that brought the team to more than 12 countries, where they met more than …

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Startup Meetup at the Hong Kong Productivity Council

One of the last (but not least) stop of the Foodforward international roadshow has been in Hong Kong. The Asiatic capital is one of the most advanced cities in terms of innovation, especially in the fintech and meedech sector. Innovation is a key priority for the local government which is seriously investing in the development of innovative startups. In this frame, also the foodtech sector …

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Foodforward Hits the Holy Land: A Stop in Israel

As part of the global scouting tour for cutting edge food innovation and technology, the Foodforward team had the extraordinary opportunity to visit Israel, home to one of the most rapidly growing and dynamic startup environments in the world. The team took an ecosystem discovery tour to better understand Israel’s food and ag tech scene, and to meet some of the influential investors, startups, and …

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Foodforward in Berlin: food and retail innovative startups

Berlin is one of the leading startup ecosystem in Europe. Ranked 7th in the  Startup Genome’s 2017 Global Startup Ecosystem report, it gather a community of more than 2.400 tech startups, 11% of them are coming from outside Germany, which show how the ecosystem is attractive for all European startups. To successfully visit a new ecosystem you need two things: a connected person who can guide you …

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Healthy and sustainable foods in London

We all know how the London hub is relevant in the innovation and startup community in all sectors. And of course, the foodtech sector is not an exception. Several players act as food community leaders and contribute to make the London ecosystem one of the main interesting in the world. One of the main players in the City is YFood, a community of food passionate …

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Foodforward meets Berlin

The Foodforward roadshow goes on! Join us in Berlin on July 18th at 7.30pm at the BiTHouse office located at Sony Center (WeWork, Kemperplatz 1 10785 Berlin, Germany). The meeting is organized by the BiTHouse group, to share with selected Berlin startups the opportunity to meet Davide and Andrea, part of the scouting and management team of the Deloitte FoodForward Foodtech accelerator. The FoodForward accelerator will bring together the top …

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Technology on the Table at the Open Innovation Summit in Saint Vincent

Wherever food innovation is happening, Foodforward is sure to be there. On the 6th and 7th of July our team attended the Open Innovation Summit organized by Digital Magics, one of the main incubators for digital startups in Italy, and partner of the Foodforward program. The 3rd edition of the Open Innovation Summit continues to gather of corporate representatives, startups and innovation players to explore …

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