Austin – July 11

You’re Graduating From An Early-Stage Accelerator, What’s Next?  When a startup graduates from an accelerator, they generally take one of four paths: fundraising, bootstrapping, another accelerator, or shutting down. Attend this panel of Texas startup leaders to learn about other programs and opportunities available to startups and how to leverage those experiences to grow in the Lone Star State. Register here.

Chicago – July 15-18

IFT’s Annual Event and Food Expo is one of the largest events of its kind bringing together science of food professionals from around the globe representing all segments of the science of food profession—research and design, ingredients, safety and quality, technology, equipment, processing, packaging, manufacturing, suppliers and buyers, policy makers, and academics—all converging with the intention to inspire and transform collective knowledge into innovative solutions to help advance our planet’s food safety, nutrition, and sustainability. Register here.

Rome – July 25-26

This July, on 25th and 26th, the top 20 teams and the best mentors of the global foodtech and agtech industry will be invited to Rome for the final step of our selection process!
During this 2-day event, 170+ highly qualified mentors will coach, evaluate and rank the teams to help us select the final 10 teams that will participate in Startupbootcamp FoodTech acceleration program 2018. Request an invite.

Austin – August 15

The MassChallenge Awards Ceremonies are the grand finale of each MassChallenge accelerator program. This is when the top startups from each cohort are recognized by community leaders to a room full of potential investors and customers, MassChallenge mentors, VIP community leaders, and loved ones. This event is the flagship experience of the accelerator program and is when the equity free grants are awarded.  Register here.


Seattle – October 8-9

This fourth annual event focuses on the reinvention of the meal journey for consumers and the role of AI, robotics, Big Data and connectivity on the kitchen. Register here.


London – October 18-19

Future Food-Tech is an international innovation and investment summit held annually in London, San Francisco and New York. Harnessing technology to address the critical issues facing the world’s food industry, the summit brings together global food-tech brands, investors and entrepreneurs to accelerate the adoption and commercialisation of new products and solutions. This year’s programme focuses on plant-based and cultured proteins, personalised nutrition, ingredient innovation, gene-editing for health and sustainability, and food waste reduction, featuring 60 game-changing speakers and the most exciting start-ups on the market. Register here.