U.S based agri-tech accelerator Techstars Farm to Fork Accelerator has announced nine startups poised to take part in its current program that kicked off on Monday 16th July 2018.
In partnership with Cargill and Ecolab, the Minneapolis-St. Paul based accelerator program seeks to solve problems across the entire food value chain, from food safety to supply chain management and restaurant efficiencies to the upcycling of food waste.
The nine startups are:
Big Wheelbarrow -makes it easy for companies to buy from local farms using the power of AI.
dishq leverages food science and artificial intelligence to predict people’s tastes.
EIO Diagnostics – improves the lives of dairy farmers by early detection of illnesses in their animals.
HeavyConnect allows every farm to eliminate paper bottle necks, from food safety compliance to hourly time-keeping.
Induction Food System(IFS) ’s industrial heating technology helps food and beverage manufacturers improve efficiency and expand production with on-demand precision heating equipment.
Pepr increases restaurant profitability using data intelligence and automation.
Renewal Mill is building a more sustainable food system by harvesting byproducts from food manufacturing and upcycling them into high-quality ingredients and delicious products.
TradeLanes is a global trade market network that connects all trade participants into a single document chain over the lifecycle of an international trade shipment.
Traive enables affordable farming loans and profitable investment portfolios through an innovative data-driven credit risk assessment algorithm.
The lucky nine will also join the Techstars worldwide network, which includes more than 1,200 companies across the globe.