It was a blast

The very first virtual Food Tech Invest Days took place on the 28th and 29th of January, 2021. Live from the Foodboom studio in Hamburg, Germany we discussed a broad variety of food tech topics. With over 70 speakers from all over the world, including the USA, the UK, China, and multiple European countries we managed to introduce a new and interactive conference format. Together with dfv Media Group and Lebensmittel Zeitung, our goal was to facilitate state-of-the-art knowledge exchange between industry leaders, investors, and startups. With over 350 attendees and two days of German and English content, we managed to achieve exactly that.

1:1 Networking
Live Interaction
In-depth discussions

Comprehensive program

New perspectives on the most important future topics in the food sector, from agriculture and health to supply chain and retail tech

2

Days

International Top-Speakers

Relevant first-hand insights from top-class investors and corporate leaders from Germany and abroad

70

Speakers

High quality exchange

Inspiring keynotes, in-depth panels, exciting master classes, 1:1 coffee breaks, cooking show and much more

100

Expertise

Topics

Food

We provided insights into gamechanger topics: From alternative protein sources, over personalized nutrition, to data-driven trend prediction.

Cultured Meat, DNA-Tests, Longevity? Overview of the most crucial tech-based business models that disrupt the existing solutions in the food industry, and improve the day-to-day lives of consumers

Agri- culture

We delineated how groceries can be produced in a decentral and resource-conserving manner by using novel technologies.

Precision or Vertical Farming? How can innovation surrounding cultivating methods contribute towards maximizing yield efficiency and solving the critical challenges of our time in a global context?

Supply Chain

We demonstrated how deep tech alters and optimizes cross-company sourcing and logistical processes.

Automation, Blockchain, Internet of Things? What advantage does it really bring to the table and what values can transparency and control create along the value chain?

Retail

We took a peek into the future of offline and online retail, and the implication of direct consumer access by using novel platforms.

Artificial Intelligence, Direct-to-Consumer as a Distribution Channel, Last-Mile Delivery? How high-tech improves the shopping experience for consumers and serves new customers on the last mile

Organizers

Behind the scenes

Selected Speakers

Christoph Goeken

Managing Director

M-Venture

Caroline Zimmer

Managing Director

Simply V

Niccolo Manzoni

Managing Partner

Five Seasons Ventures

Michael Kleindl

Co-Founder & Managing Partner

Blue Horizon Ventures

Florian Heinemann

Founding Partner

Project A

Rodrigo Hortega

Head of Investment

Döhler Ventures

Raffael Wohlgensinger

Co-Founder & CEO

Legendairy Foods

Laure Berment

Country Manager

Too Good To Go

Piran Asci

Founder & CEO

Koro

Kai Thornagel

Head of SnackFutures Hub

Mondelez

Kishan Vasani

Co-Founder & CEO

Spoonshot

Nora Tank

Director International Marketing

Henkel

Matilda Ho

Founder & Managing Partner

Bits x Bites

Albana Rama

Founder & CEO

The Rainforest Company

Jeppe Høier

Partner

Maersk Growth

Olaf Gruess

Open Innovation Head

General Mills

Christopher Messina

Head Of Supply Chain Management

Flaschenpost SE

Jamie Head

Chief Digital & Technology Officer

Ocean Spray

Frederic Maximilian Knaudt

Founding Team Germany

Picnic

Allison Kopf

Founder & CEO

Artemis

Frank Cordesmeyer

Founder & Managing Partner

Good Seed Ventures

Pasi Vainikka

CEO

Solar Foods

Isabel Trinkert

Division Manager

Markant

Ido Savir

Co-Founder & CEO

Supermeat

Chanyu Xu

Founder & CEO

Her1

Benjamin Bugl

Managing Director

Müller Ventures

Bruno Meireles De Sousa

Venture Architect

Cargill

Asmus Wolff

Managing Director Supply Chain

Ritter Sport

Trinh Le-Fiedler

Founder & CEO

Nomitri

Brett Brohl

Managing Partner

Bread and Butter Ventures

Anna Alex

Co-Founder & CCO

Planetly

Adrian Kapsalis

Founder & Managing Director

Loewi

Organizations

Networks

Sponsors

Food Tech Invest Days were presented by leading partners from the food and tech ecosystem.

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