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EIT Food Founders Day

Thu, June 20, 2024
until Thu, June 20, 2024
San Mames Stadium (P.º Rafael Moreno "Pitxitxi", Basurto-Zorroza, 48013 Bilbao, Vizcaya, Spain (Gate 12 - Access E))




Step aboard on 20 June for EIT Food South's leading entrepreneurship event. The EIT Food Founders Day is the beacon of agrifood innovation and business development that brings together a community of startups, investors, experts, and policy makers. The entrance to the event will be at gate 12, access E. 

Bilbao, a one-of-a-kind city, is where it's all happening! Get ready for a day packed with fascinating talks, lively roundtable discussions with top industry players, chances to network and spark new collaborations, and of course, delicious food.

Take advantage of this opportunity to meet remarkable speakers who have been crucial in advancing the system and continue to serve as pillars of inspiration: 
•    Elsa Punset, best-selling author and renowned international speaker.
•    Heiner Lehr, Founder Faromatics (startup acquired by the multinational AGCO).
•    Xana Belastegui, General Partner at Swanlaab AgriFood-Tech Fund
•    Carlos Leon, Cofounder Restaurant Aponiente, 3 Michelin stars, awarded as the world's most sustainable restaurant.

Networking Activity 

Connecting takes you to Rome. Interact with at least 3 startups from each of our entrepreneurship programmes (EWA, Seebed & FAN) and win 2 days in Rome.

Exploring Topics: Take Off in the Agrifood System

At the event we will address the main challenges and strategies of entrepreneurship and business growth by the hand of those who succeeded in the industry; corporate venturing and investment will be on the spotlight as key players to achieve social and environmental impact; health and sustainability will be emphasized as major catalysts for innovation; and you will learn to unlock your creativity and potential to invest in your projects. 

And hey! You will be able to get to know a community of more than 150 entrepreneurs. EIT Food Founders Days is a great space to network and engage in insightful conversations with startups, investors, and relevant stakeholders.

What’s more interesting is that you can use Conversation Starter to find profiles of your interest and arrange meetings before the event! Join now here.

Get ready for a day packed with entrepreneurship and development. Plus, there's a surprise award waiting for you at the event – you won't want to miss it!

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