A UNIQUE PLATFORM
CATALYZING FOOD
SYSTEM INNOVATION
FOODSHOT GLOBAL IS NOT A SINGULAR ORGANIZATION
It is an ecosystem of world-class, mission aligned venture funds, banks, corporate
strategic investments, and foundations that make up an integrated capital platform
of equity, debt, non-dilutive capital, and industry resources.
CAPITAL CONTINUUM
Truly transformative innovations in food require longer gestation periods.
FoodShot's continuum of capital access spans early grants into research, seed
and venture stage investments, debt, and growth capital that can support a
longer 10–15 year horizon.

Finalists, such as, businesses, researchers, social enterprises and policy organizations,
will be considered for the variety of their capital needs.

Winners have access to capital, guidance, mentorship, and capacity-building
resources to support science and technology development, commercialization,
scale up challenges, and to build markets.
APPLY
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
PARTNERS
RABOBANK
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. Rabobank's 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
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
Driven by a mission to redefine food, Acre invests in companies creating systemic change in the food system to address the growing problems of human and environmental health. Acre makes venture-stage investments in highly disruptive platform business across the food value chain, with a particular focus on the agriculture, food tech and consumer verticals. Taken together, these investments have the ability to form the foundation of an integrated new approach to food system evolution.
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.