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Hacking Food - Bay Area Sustainable Food & Agriculture Festival

  • Spero Ventures /Omidyar Network 1991 Broadway #110 Redwood City, CA 9406 USA (map)

Are you interested in new trends and topics in the sustainable food industry? Want to get to know innovative Bay Area food entrepreneurs? Curious to meet the funders investing in food & agriculture enterprises? Or are you a curious foodie that wants to try new products? Then join us for an engaging and inspiring day focusing on all things food!

Hacking Food is an interactive festival that lets you sample delicious products while learning first-hand from local entrepreneurs, investors and food industry professionals about what it takes to build a successful food brand that prioritizes people and the planet. These founders and funders are taking on some of the world's biggest problems in the food sector in the most innovative ways.

With live demonstrations, company showcases, and educational talks and workshops, you’ll get a taste of the thriving Bay Area sustainable food scene and meet the players creating social impact in our area and beyond.

Social entrepreneurs, investors, venture capitalists and everyone else interested in food is welcome to this unique event. 

Come out to meet some amazing people and get inspired!

AGENDA (more detailed agenda will be announced soon):
1PM: Registration 
1:30: Program kick off
1:45: Opening Panel/ Keynote speaker 
2:30: Business showcase: B2B food businesses
3:00: Business showcase: B2C food businesses
3:30: Networking break  
4:00 Breakout sessions: 
        1) Innovative Technology in Producing & Distributing Sustainable Food 
        2) Opportunities in Plant based Proteins
        3) Funding Sustainable Food & Agriculture Companies
5:00: Networking break
5:30: Corporate showcase
6:00: Closing 
6:30-8:00: Reception and Networking  

SPEAKERS - see our growing list


 *** Watch our 2017 event video below and read our blog***


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