Online Event

Meet the APAC Food Startup Ecosystem w/ Big Idea Ventures & More Online

Learn about the local ecosystem

May 17, 2022
06:00 am - 07:30 am
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Food APAC has a fast growing startup ecosystem, and entrepreneurs here are lucky to have so many resources available to help them in their journey. However, many people don't know about all of the resources available, the differences between them, or what resources are right for them. At this online and interactive event, we will gather representatives from different entrepreneurial organizations, including Big Idea Ventures and top local entrepreneurs, to outline the local resources and provide tips on how to build a startup in Food APAC.
About the Ecosystem Organizations: 
  • Big Idea Ventures: Venture capital fund with startup accelerators in key locations, investing in and accelerating top performers in the new food space.
  • Green Queen:  Award-winning impact media platform advocating for social & environmental change based in Hong Kong with a global outlook and an international audience.
  • PlantForm Partners: Plant-based modern manufacturing accelerator that acts as a springboard for new and existing companies globally to responsibly accelerate path to market, product development and scale.
  • NextStep Studio: Supports selected entrepreneurs in Food, F&B and Food Tech, pursuing growth in China by offering stewardship, hands-on support, advisory board structuring, strategic funding opportunities, and a curated network of investors and experts.
  • Food Technology Research and Incubation Centre (FTRIC) : A new state-of-the-art centre where innovations, knowledge and skills are transformed into viable enterprises.
  • Future Food Fund: Japan's first CVC established to invest in food and food-related startups to create and develop a cycle of innovation in the food industry's ecosystem.

Who Should Attend?
  • Anyone who is launching or thinking about launching a local startup
  • Anyone who wants to meet local investors, accelerators, co-working spaces, and founders
  • Anyone who wants to learn about the resources available for local entrepreneurs

What is the Agenda?
  • Introduction
  • Panel Discussion with Representatives from Top Local Organizations
  • Question and Answer Session
  • Online Networking

For more information about the AgriFoodTech investors, incubators, and tech events available in APAC, see our list of Startup Resources.



Gregory Prudhommeaux

Co-founder @ NextStep [F&B] Studio


Benjamin Pippin

Channel Director @ Big Idea Ventures


Rafeeque Kavanur

Technical Director @ Food Tech Research & Incubation Centre - FTRIC


Sonalie Figueiras

Founder & Editor-in-Chief @ Green Queen Media


Michael Waitze

Founder @ Michael Waitze Media


Allen Zelden

Co-Founder @ PlantForm Partners


Ugo Bataillard

Founder & CEO @ GourmetPro


Hanah Tran

Founder, Chief Strategy Officer @ FHH Ventures


Jennifer Perez

Venture capitalist @ Future Food Fund


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