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Food Day & Night

September 9th, 12 pm - 12 am

Whether it is plant or cell-based meat, food waste or personalized nutrition, proteins from bioreactors or autonomous farming machines – the agrifood sector has changed dramatically by innovations of startups.

Consumers, especially younger generations, have changed their food consumption towards a healthier and more sustainable lifestyle. Keeping the climate change in mind, agrifood companies are rapidly having to transform their businesses to the next level.

Digital- and tech-driven agrifood innovations disrupt the established food industry fast, the demand to adapt is high. Therefore this year's Startupnight focuses after 2019 again on the topic of food.


11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Come in, get a drink and enjoy the pre-event networking
12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Our opening Note will focus on the main challenges of the agrifood sector today and how startups can solve these problems
12:30 pm - 12:50 pm
Once a small startup, Veganz has become one of the leading brands for vegan food in Germany and was awarded in 2021 as Germany's most innovative… more
12:50 pm - 1:00 pm
7 Elevator startup pitches
1:00 pm - 1:20 pm
Although everybody in marketing talks about purpose and sustainability today, lot of food companies are not really driven by that. Their main purpose… more
1:20 pm - 1:30 pm
7 Elevator startup pitches
1:30 pm - 1:50 pm
Berlin is the so called "Startup Capital" of Germany. But what specificially offers the startup ecosystem of Berlin to food and agritech startups? In… more
1:50 pm - 2:00 pm
6 Elevator startup pitches
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Get in touch and taste the the startups
3:00 pm - 3:20 pm
Wrong margins, no focus or bad branding - there's a long list of potential failures for startups. Insa Horsch knows them from hundreds of coachings… more
3:20 pm - 3:40 pm
Today food startups often start their business digital. Thomas will show us, how he uses Social Media, Influencer… more
3:40 pm - 4:00 pm
In our final panel talk we will discuss, why it is essential to invest in innovation and tranformation and to speed up with this now.
4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
The closing note of our conference with a a short summary and forecast on the future of food.

Food Night, SEPTEMBER 9

6:00 pm - 6:30 pm
The opening note of the food Startupnight with a short intro on what's the future of agrifood today.
6:30 pm - 7:15 pm
Startup pitches 1st round (7 startups)
7:30 pm - 8:15 pm
Startup pitches 2nd round (7 startups)
8:30 pm - 9:15 pm
Startup pitches 3rd round (6 startups)
9:45 pm - 10:00 pm
The organizers talk with the initiator of the Startupnight
10:15 pm - 10:45 pm
Who will become the best food startup, best agritech startup and best newcomer of 2022?
10:45 pm - 11:00 pm
Our Closing Note of the Food Startupnight - see you in 2023!


Microsoft Atrium

Unter den Linden 17
10117 Berlin


Microsoft Atrium