Recognizing the critical role that innovation plays in creating a safer and more sustainable food system, Cargill and Ecolab are supporting a second class of startups through the Techstars Farm to Fork Accelerator.
The accelerator engages both early stage entrepreneurs and late stage startups that are focused on advancing key aspects of the food system, including food security and safety, ag tech, consumer goods and supply chain management. Startups receive mentor support from Cargill and Ecolab executives and access to the companies' market expertise, global connections and investment capital.
The 11 companies selected to participate in the 2019 Farm to Fork class include:
- Contain, Reno, Nev.
- Conversight, Indianapolis, Ind.
- EcoPlant, Tel Aviv, Israel
- Food for All, Boston, Mass. / New York City, N.Y.
- Imago AI, Gurgaon, India
- Magic AI, Seattle, Wash.
- Otrafy, Melbourne, Australia / Vancouver, Canada
- Phood, Boston, Mass.
- PurPics, Austin, Texas
- Trackter, Atlanta, Ga.
- Transparent Kitchen, Ottawa, Canada
Techstars' network of successful entrepreneurs, mentors, investors and other partners also works hand-in-hand with the selected startups throughout the accelerator.