A UNIQUE PLATFORM
CATALYZING FOOD
SYSTEM INNOVATION
FoodShot Global brings together a powerful partnership of world-class, mission-aligned
venture funds, banks, corporations, foundations, universities and non-profits.
FoodShot Global's leadership provides a long-term vision for our global food future,
and we work collaboratively with our partners to invest in that future.
CAPITAL CONTINUUM
FoodShot Global's integrated capital platform is designed to support truly
transformative innovations that require longer gestation periods.

With its partners, FoodShot Global leverages a suite of investment vehicles -
early stage research grants, seed, venture and growth stage equity,
blended finance, debt and growth capital, and capacity-building resources -
to effectively propel these innovations into the market.

EQUITY
CAPACITY

EQUITY

A group of mission-aligned capital
providers will invest in finalist companies.
FoodShot's rigorous process selects
finalists based on alignment to the
challenge, as well as potential to scale
and yield return on investment.

DEBT
PRIZE
BLENDED FINANCE
PARTNERS
RABO F&A INNOVATION FUND
FOUNDING PARTNER
Rabobank Group is a global financial services leader providing wholesale, rural and retail banking, leasing, payments, and real estate services in more than 40 countries worldwide. Founded over a century ago, Rabobank today is one of the world's largest banks with over $750 billion in assets. In North America, Rabobank is a premier bank to the food, beverage and agribusiness industries and a leading renewable energy financier, providing sector expertise, strategic counsel and tailored financial solutions to clients across the entire food value chain. Rabobanks' Wholesale Banking business in North America is headquartered in New York and serves corporate and institutional clients across the United States, Canada, and Mexico.
MARS EDGE
FOUNDING PARTNER
Mars Edge is a business partnering to create a world where nutrition empowers people to live fuller lives. We use the latest science, data and technology to create easy, enjoyable and tailored nutrition solutions that are a seamless part of everyday lives and deliver measurable benefits. Mars Edge is a new entrepreneurial segment of Mars, Incorporated — the family-owned business with more than a century of history making diverse products and services that people love.
ROCKEFELLER FOUNDATION
FOUNDING PARTNER
For more than 100 years, The Rockefeller Foundation's mission has been to promote the well-being of humanity throughout the world. Together with partners and grantees, The Rockefeller Foundation strives to catalyze and scale transformative innovations, create unlikely partnerships that span sectors, and take risks others cannot — or will not. For more information, please visit www.rockefellerfoundation.org
GENERATION
FOUNDING PARTNER
Generation Investment Management LLP is dedicated to long-term investing, integrated sustainability research, and client alignment. It was founded with strong conviction for how sustainability risks and opportunities directly affect long-term business profitability. It is an independent, private, owner-managed partnership established in 2004 and headquartered in London. Generation's Growth Equity strategy invests in businesses that will help accelerate the transition to a sustainable, low carbon economy. www.generationim.com
UC DAVIS
FOUNDING PARTNER
The UC Davis Innovation Institute for Food and Health (IIFH) makes uncommon connections between sectors and disciplines to catalyze innovation across food, agriculture and health. IIFH endeavors to accelerate the deployment of products and processes to enable safe, sustainable and secure nutrition for all. It works with partners to identify systemic issues as the basis for collaborative programs. IIFH strategically coordinates both top-down (partner-driven) and bottom-up (investigator-initiated) approaches to formulate systemic solutions. This reduces the time from conception to application for transformative impact.
BUILDERS INITIATIVE
FOUNDING PARTNER
PLACEHOLDER COPY - WAITING FOR BUILDERS COPY --- The Walton Family Foundation is, at its core, a family-led foundation. We believe the best ideas can come from anywhere, so we stay open to new thinking from all over. And we partner with those who are closest to the problem because they're usually closest to the solution. As we focus on making an impact that improves lives today, we also want to ensure that it lasts to benefit future generations. That's why we are committed to the issues we work on for the long term, and why we're constantly evaluating our efforts to make sure our solutions are effective and lasting.
ARMONIA
FOUNDING PARTNER
Armonia makes long-term investments in projects that promote regeneration. Since 2007, Armonia has seeded and invested in a number of sustainable/regenerative funds, companies, and projects. Armonia is moving beyond sustainability to adopt and promote regenerative practices in agriculture, finance and business.
STONE BARNS
FOUNDING PARTNER
Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture is a nonprofit organization on a mission to create a healthy and sustainable food system that benefits us all. Stone Barns promotes agroecological farming, trains farmers, celebrates a farm-centric food culture, and educates food citizens through its programming and through partnership with the acclaimed on-site restaurant Blue Hill at Stone Barns.
ACRE
PARTNER
Acre is a venture capital fund investing in the future of food. We are only as strong as the systems that sustain us and we believe our food system is ripe for collaborative disruption. Acre was born to catalyze your efforts. The future depends on transparency, health, and sustainability, and the companies who embody these values will win. Together, we will seed the future.
Soil Health Institute
PARTNER
As an independent, nonprofit organization charged with coordinating and supporting soil stewardship and advancing soil health, the Soil Health Institute is focused on fundamental and applied research and ensuring its adoption. We recognize that soil health must emerge as the cornerstone of land use management decisions throughout the world during the 21st century because healthy soil is the foundation of life and society. Enhancing soil health allows us to improve water quality, increase drought resilience, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, improve farm economies, provide pollinator habitat, and better position us to feed the 9.7 billion people expected in the world by 2050.
FFAR
PARTNER
The Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research brings together leading experts to identify and investigate the researchable questions whose answers have the potential to enhance the economic and environmental resilience of our food supply.
 
RESOURCE PARTNER
The Nature Conservancy is a global conservation organization dedicated to conserving the lands and waters on which all life depends. Guided by science, we create innovative, on-the-ground solutions to our world's toughest challenges so that nature and people can thrive together. We are tackling climate change, conserving lands, waters and oceans at an unprecedented scale, providing food and water sustainably and helping make cities more sustainable. Working in 72 countries, we use a collaborative approach that engages local communities, governments, the private sector, and other partners. To learn more, visit www.nature.org or follow @nature_press on Twitter.
PATH FOUNDATION
RESOURCE PARTNER
Path Foundation funds programs that advance opportunities for entrepreneurs who seek to change the world. Additionally, Path Foundation provides scholarships to gifted but underprivileged youth, and works to build schools to further their education.
ACTIVANT CAPITAL
VENTURE PARTNER
Activant is a long-term oriented global private investment firm that partners with high-growth companies transforming the industrial complex.
THE YIELD LAB
VENTURE PARTNER
The Yield Lab enables entrepreneurs to sustainably revolutionize agrifood tech systems globally in order to sustainably feed the world. We do this through our accelerators in St. Louis, Missouri (North America); Buenos Aires, Argentina (Latin America); and Dublin, Ireland (Europe), and now in Singapore (Asia Pacific). Each accelerator invests $100,000 in early stage agrifood tech companies, provides network focused programming with an emphasis on customers, collaborators, and capital, and provides mentorship from our team of agribusiness experts.
THE YIELD LAB EUROPE
VENTURE PARTNER
The Yield Lab Europe is a €21m early stage AgTech impact venture capital fund, investing in startups in North Western Europe with deep and proprietary technology, which improve the profitability of the Ag and Food Industry, which improve the environmental sustainability of how we produce our food for a healthy planet, and which support nutritious, healthy and safe food for a healthy population. We are part of a global network of Yield Lab funds, with sister funds in the USA, LATAM and Asia Pacific. We run an accelerator programme each year, investing and mentoring about five seed stage companies, as well as investing directly in seed and Series A rounds. The fund is headquartered in Ireland and invests in 12 countries in NorthWestern Europe.
YAMAHA MOTOR VENTURES
VENTURE PARTNER
Yamaha Motor Ventures is the corporate venturing arm of Yamaha Motor Company. Our mission is to solve major social challenges by leveraging our existing and future capabilities and tapping into future value pools. We provide capital and strategic partnerships that help to accelerate the efforts of entrepreneurs driving disruptive change in agriculture and other industries.
BITS AND BITES
VENTURE PARTNER
Bits x Bites is China's pioneer food tech VC, investing in early-stage startups tackling global food system challenges. It targets companies innovating across the food supply chain, from farming, production, distribution and logistics, to consumer goods and food services.
WAGENINGEN UNIVERSITY AND RESEARCH
RESOURCE PARTNER
Wageningen University & Research (WUR) is a globally leading university and research organization in the field of agriculture, healthy food and the living environment. WUR encompass the entire chain of knowledge, from curiosity-driven fundamental knowledge to science-based and up-scalable practical knowledge to create solutions and accelerate required transitions.
THE LIVEABILITY CHALLENGE
RESOURCE PARTNER
The Liveability Challenge is a global platform searching for ground-breaking solutions to urban challenges, including urban food production, circular packaging, and decarbonization solutions. Applicants have the chance to pitch to Asia's most sought-after investors at the Ecosperity Conference in Singapore in July 2020, and finalists could secure up to S$1 million in project funds and other exclusive opportunities.

The Liveability Challenge is presented by Temasek Foundation, organised by Eco-Business and convened by Closed Loop Partners, in partnership with Ecosperity Week 2020.
PEAK BRIDGE
VENTURE PARTNER
DAVIS WRIGHT TREMAINE
RESOURCE PARTNER
Davis Wright Tremaine is dedicated to providing excellent legal services, and delivering them in a manner customized to each client's particular needs and preferences. This commitment has remained intact for decades as the firm has grown. Today, DWT is a full-service firm with approximately 550 lawyers in eight offices on the east and west coasts of the United States. We are recognized for excellence in a broad number of areas, with 86 of our attorneys across 31 practice areas cited as leaders in their fields in the most recent Chambers USA guide, and over 140 of our attorneys across 69 practice areas included in the 2019 edition of "The Best Lawyers in America."
MISTA
RESOURCE PARTNER
At MISTA, we are creating the future of food by minimizing the large gap that currently stands in the way of great ideas not only coming to market, but disrupting the entire industry. To do this, we are leveraging the entire ecosystem of small and large companies — connecting CPG, Ingredients, Food Technology, Bio Technology and Ag Technology together. From start-up to industry titans, from private to public sectors, MISTA has created a hyper—connected platform to deliver solutions that address the health and wellness of both people and the planet. The result is sustainable impact and value for customers and business alike.
ShakeUpFactory
RESOURCE PARTNER
ShakeUpFactory is a unique Food tech business and innovation accelerator based in the heart of StationF in Paris. It brings together an international ecosystem of more than 150 startups, retailers, corporations and investors, and fosters synergies between them to accelerate the development of future food solutions and champions.
Novo Holdings
VENTURE PARTNER
Novo Holdings A/S is a private limited liability company wholly owned by the Novo Nordisk Foundation. It is the holding company of the Novo Group, comprising Novo Nordisk A/S and Novozymes A/S, and is responsible for managing the Novo Nordisk Foundation’s assets.

Novo Holdings is recognized as a leading international life science investor, with a focus on creating long-term value. As a life science investor, Novo Holdings provides seed and venture capital to development-stage companies and takes significant ownership positions in growth and well-established companies. Novo Holdings also manages a broad portfolio of diversified financial assets.
CSIRO
RESOURCE PARTNER
CSIRO is Australia's national science research agency and has been since 1916. CSIRO helps shape the future by using innovative science and technology to solve real issues and unlock a better future for our community, our economy, our planet.

CSIRO advances Australia and the world with inventions and innovations that have a positive impact on people's lives — wifi, plastic banknotes and Aerogard to name a few. They work with leading organisations around the world, and are recognised internationally for their quality research in agriculture, food, space, climate, energy, health and more.
AgriFutures Australia
RESOURCE PARTNER

AgriFutures Australia is focused on growing the long-term prosperity of Australian rural industries. AgriFutures Australia concentrates on four key areas:

National challenges and opportunities — informing debate on key issues, adapting new technologies for use across industries, and working collaboratively with national and international stakeholders to drive better outcomes for the Australian agricultural industry

Growing profitability — enhancing the profitability and sustainability of specific levied industries by investing in innovation and delivering outcomes to maximise adoption

Emerging industries — supporting early stage establishment of high potential, new rural industries

People — attracting capable people into careers in agriculture and building the capability of future rural leaders