Startupbootcamp FoodTech Demo Day will be at Station F, Paris!

Startupbootcamp FoodTech Demo Day will be at Station F, Paris!

28-May-2018 by Ozge Ulke

Danone and Startupbootcamp FoodTech 2018 Demo Day to take place at Station F

We are excited to announce that this year, in partnership with Danone and ShakeUpFactory, we will bring our Demo Day at Station F, in Paris!

Each year, we invest in 10 startups from the global foodtech and agrotech industry and provide them with 3 months of intense acceleration program in Rome. One of the main scopes of our program is to prepare our startups for the final Demo Day. Thanks to the attendance of hundreds of industry-focused partners, investors, corporates and venture capital firms from all over the world, Demo Day is a unique opportunity for startups to obtain valuable business connections in addition to investment opportunities.

This year our Demo Day will take place on November 29th in Paris, at Station F, the biggest startup campus in the world. Save the date, the event is going to be epic! Hundreds of mentors, investors, corporates, startups, and speakers such as Emmanuel Faber, who will take the stage to deliver a keynote during the event will be attending this great ecosystem event.

Emmanuel Faber, CEO, and Chairman of Danone adds: “Entrepreneurs are a driving force for the food revolution, the movement calling for healthier and more sustainable eating and drinking practices. Through our partnership with accelerator Startupbootcamp FoodTech, Danone is globally engaging its experts to support young startups that transform the food industry. Bringing the Demo Day to Station F further positions Paris as a stronghold for food innovation”.

As a partner of Startupbootcamp FoodTech, Danone is one of the key supporters of Startupbootcamp to hold the Demo Day in Paris. The two companies joined forces in January 2018 to invest in the future of food system together and since then, they have been jointly creating matchless opportunities for the entrepreneurs to become leaders in foodtech and agtech space.

This is the first time a Startupbootcamp program brings its Demo Day to Paris, thanks to the support of key partners from the French foodtech ecosystem such as Danone and ShakeUpFactory.

Peter Kruger, CEO and MD of Startupbootcamp FoodTech says: “Paris is rapidly positioning as the hottest ecosystems for investors and corporations operating in the agrofood-tech space” By featuring our top class global cohort of startups, which gets selected from a deal flow of over a thousand applications from all over the world, we will bring huge business opportunities for all of the Paris ecosystem stakeholders”.

Kevin Camphuis, COO of ShakeUpFactory, the leading French accelerator and network catalyst focused on foodtech and agtech, says: “This Demo Day is a great opportunity for France, confirming Paris as the hottest hub for agrotech and foodtech startups in Europe” “We look forward to increasing the cooperation with Startupbootcamp foodtech which gives Paris the opportunity to become the world’s reference foodtech capital city”.

Are you a startup with global ambitions? Do you believe you can make it to our Demo Day in Paris? Startupbootcamp FoodTech is looking for  10 promising startups to be accelerated in Rome and be in the spotlight during the Demo Day at Station F in Paris, France.

Applications to the program close on 18th of June, Apply Here!

About Danone

Dedicated to bringing health through food to as many people as possible, Danone is a leading global food & beverage company built on four businesses: Essential Dairy and Plant-Based Products, Waters, Early Life Nutrition and Advanced Medical Nutrition. Danone aims to inspire healthier and more sustainable eating and drinking practices, in line with its vision -Danone, One Planet. One Health- which reflects a strong belief that the health of people and the health of the planet are interconnected. Building on health-focused categories, Danone commits to operating in an efficient and responsible manner to create and share sustainable value. Danone holds itself to the highest standards in doing business, as reflected by its ambition to become one of the first multinationals certified as B Corp. With products sold in over 120 markets, Danone generated sales of €24.7 billion in 2017. Danone’s portfolio includes leading international brands (Actimel, Activia, Alpro, Aptamil, Danette, Danio, Danonino, evian, Nutricia, Nutrilon, Volvic, among others) as well as strong local and regional brands (including AQUA, Blédina, Bonafont,Cow & Gate, Horizon, Mizone, Oikos, Prostokvashino, Silk, Vega). Listed on Euronext Paris and on the OTCQX market via an ADR (American Depositary Receipt) program, Danone is a component stock of leading social responsibility indexes including the Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes, Vigeo Eiris, the Ethibel

Sustainability Index, MSCI Global Sustainability, MSCI Global SRI Indexes and the FTSE4Good Index.

About ShakeUpFactory

Founded in 2016, ShakeUpFactory is a business-focused FoodTech startup acceleration platform, gathering together a unique ecosystem of 100+ international startups, corporations and investors. We deliver tailored support to more than 40 breakthrough entrepreneurs and help them grow business and R&D synergies with forward-thinking brands and retailers. We are the FoodTech Partner of Station F where we have planted our Foodtech Factory space open to any international project eager to scale up.

For more information visit: http://shakeupfactory.co

Ozge Ulke