Being home to over 85% of the world’s smallholder farmers, they are the backbone of food production in Asia. What solutions can APAC entrepreneurs build to assist them with information & connectivity?
With increasing urbanization and evolving eating habits, Asia will need to increase food production by 70%. Can innovation help feed the growing and more demanding middle class of Asia Pacific?
Eastern ingredients find their way in leading meat alternatives and Asian companies are an integral part of new tech such as AI and Blockchain. Which APAC startup will emerge as the unicorn in the FoodTech sector?

 

FUTURE FOOD ASIA 2019

START-UP WINNERS & FINALISTS

 

 

FUTURE FOOD ASIA AWARD 2019
 WINNER

 

ADB VENTURES PRIZE WINNERS

 

 

FUTURE FOOD ASIA 2019 FINALISTS

 

 

STARTUPSG PRIZE WINNERS

 

 

FUTURE FOOD ASIA 2019

HIGHLIGHTS

 

 

FUTURE FOOD ASIA 2019 SPEAKERS

 

Ambassador ONG Keng Yong

Ambassador ONG Keng Yong

Ambassador-at-Large at the Singapore Ministry of Foreign Affairs 

Victoria DE LA HUERGA

Victoria DE LA HUERGA

Vice President, Investor Relations and ADM Ventures 

Michael DEAN

Michael DEAN

Founding Partner; AgFunder

Isabelle DECITRE

Isabelle DECITRE

Founder & CEO 

Dr. Pablo ERAT

Dr. Pablo ERAT

Co-Founding Partner
Pioneering Ventures 

Dr. Erich ERBER

Dr. Erich ERBER

Founder & President
ERBER AG 

Hian GOH

Hian GOH

Founder, Partner
Openspace Ventures Pte Ltd 

Justin GONG

Justin GONG

Co-Founder & Vice President
XAG 

Dr. Ralph GRAICHEN

Dr. Ralph GRAICHEN

Director, Food and Consumer
A*STAR, Singapore 

Peter HUANG

Peter HUANG

President of Greater China
Corteva Agriscience 

Dr. Nitza KARDISH

Dr. Nitza KARDISH

CEOTrendlines 

Peter KENNEDY

Peter KENNEDY

Managing Director of Clean Resources Asia Growth Fund
CLSA Capital Partners Singapore 

Nicola KERSLAKE

Nicola KERSLAKE

Founder
Contain Inc 

Jeffrey KHOO

Jeffrey KHOO

Head, Food and Agribusiness Sales, Asia
Swiss Re Corporate Solutions 

Takashi KOYAMA

Takashi KOYAMA

Partner
OPEN MEALS / DENTSU 

Shen Ming LEE

Shen Ming LEE

Author and Fund Fellow
FoodFutureCo 

Hemendra MATHUR

Hemendra MATHUR

Co-founder
ThinkAg 

Dr. Pam MARRONE

Dr. Pam MARRONE

CEO and Founder
Marrone Bio Innovations, Inc 

Kwan Chung MIN

Kwan Chung MIN

Partner
Yusarn Audrey 

Dr. Ian ROBERTS

Dr. Ian ROBERTS

Chief Technology Officer
Bühler 

Keejoon SHIN

Keejoon SHIN

CEO & Founder
E Green Global 

Lisa SWEET

Lisa SWEET

Head, Business Strategy, Centre for Global Public Goods
World Economic Forum 

Nathan ANDERSON

Nathan ANDERSON

Co-founder and CEO
ScanTrust 

Ted TAN

Ted TAN

Deputy Chief Executive OfficerEnterprise Singapore 

Surachet TANWONGSVAL

Surachet TANWONGSVAL

Vice President and General Manager, Institutional, APAC
Ecolab 

Stephan TITZE

Stephan TITZE

President
Incitec Pivot Fertlizers 

Dr. Derek WANG

Dr. Derek WANG

General Manager
Alibaba Cloud Singapore 

Stefanie BEITIEN

Stefanie BEITIEN

Director, Partnerships
Eco-Business 

Ann KOH

Ann KOH

Reporter
Bloomberg News 

Ahmed JAVED

Ahmed JAVED

Senior Market Engagement Manager
GSMA 

Thomas HAYES

Thomas HAYES

Analyst
Lux Research 

Gary SCATTERGOOD

Gary SCATTERGOOD

Regional Head- APAC
William Reed / FoodNavigator-Asia 

Tim HILL

Tim HILL

Managing Director
South East Asia Business Research 

START-UP ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

 

1. Main activities of the start-up fall within Future Food Asia’s 18 technology categories

 

2. Achieved proof-of-concept and/or earning initial revenues

 

3. Currently raising a Series A

 

4. Previously raised USD 100K minimum

 

5. Operations based in Asia-Pacific

 

6. At least one team member is proficient in English 

 

FUTURE FOOD ASIA JURY PANEL 

Victoria DE LA HUERGA
Victoria DE LA HUERGA
Vice President, Investor Relations and ADM Ventures
Archer Daniels Midland Company
Victoria DE LA HUERGA

Vice President, ADM Ventures
Archer Daniels Midland Company

Isabelle DECITRE

Isabelle DECITRE

Founder & CEO
ID Capital
Isabelle DECITRE

Founder & CEO
ID Capital Pte. Ltd.

Dr. Ralph GRAICHEN

Dr. Ralph GRAICHEN

Director, Food and Nutrition, Biomedical Research Council
A*STAR Singapore
Dr. Ralph GRAICHEN

Director, Food and Nutrition, Biomedical Research Council
A*STAR Singapore

Gerard JACQUIN

Gerard JACQUIN

Former Director of Partnerships, Transfer and Innovation
INRA
Gerard JACQUIN

Former Director of Partnerships, Transfer and Innovation
INRA

 

FUTURE FOOD ASIA 2019

PARTNERS

 

STRATEGIC PARTNER

Bühler Group

Bühler Group

Bühler Group is the leading global technology supplier to the food processing and advanced material manufacturing industry,

 

 

STRATEGIC PARTNER

Alibaba Cloud

Alibaba Cloud

Alibaba Cloud is the cloud computing arm of Alibaba Group

 

 

KEY PARTNER

StartupSG

StartupSG

 

 

PRIZE SPONSOR

Enterprise Singapore

Enterprise Singapore

 

 

HELD IN

INSTITUTIONAL PARTNER

 

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