Press Release: JUICEINNOV8 SELECTED INTO TERRA, THE FOOD + AG ACCELERATOR IN SF BAY AREA

San Francisco, Apr 6th,2017- JuiceInnov8 announced that its been selected into the inaugural cohort of startups for Terra, the Food + Ag Tech Accelerator. Founded by Rabobank and RocketSpace, Terra is a first of its kind accelerator program bringing together the industry’s most disruptive startups and progressive corporations to fuel cross-industry innovation and set a new standard for food and agriculture. The cohort - with global representation from across five countries (Canada, Spain, Thailand, UK, USA) and industry sectors - kicks off today on RocketSpace’s tech campus in San Francisco.
 
Unlike traditional accelerators, Terra’s unique consortium model brings together a diverse group of industry leaders - both big and small - to explore and experiment with potential partnerships through a dedicated product validation program. Rabobank and RocketSpace, along with Terra’s corporate collaborators - AgroFresh,  Beta San Miguel, Givaudan, Griffith Foods,  Grupo Azucarero Mexico/CULTIBA and OSI Group - selected JuiceInnov8 from a competitive applicant pool of hundreds of startups from around the world.

Among other benefits, JuiceInnov8 will gain brand exposure and be able to validate its product in collaboration with multiple industry corporations. This non-traditional accelerator model includes pilot testing and is structured to progress beyond a proof of concept to a commercially viable product.

Following the program’s kick off this week, JuiceInnov8 will begin an eight-week tailored curriculum led by industry experts, followed by an eight-week product validation period. During the program, JuiceInnov8 has the unique opportunity to work from RocketSpace’s tech campus in downtown San Francisco, among its curated community of tech startups which has included 18 “unicorns” valued at $1B or more.

http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20170406005664/en/Terra-Selects-14-Food-Ag-Tech-Startups

JuiceInnov8 wins matching fund from CU Innovation Hub to fuel R&D to the next steps

JuiceInnov8 was selected as one of four teams who grant a matching fund from Chulalongkorn University after winning a CU Innovation Hub Accelerator Pitching Competition on September 27th, 2016 in a CU Innovation Hub Open House event.

JuiceInnov8 also exhibited in the main hall with our 25% sugar reduced orange juice sample and received a praise from CU Innovation Hub in a panel discussion & celebration toast with prominent executive guests such as Karn Trakulhoon—former CEO of SCG, Tevin Vongvanich—CEO of PTT Group, Suphachai Chearavanont —President & CEO ofTrue Corporation, Sutichai Yoon of Nation Group and Prof.Dr. Bundhit Eua-arporn—Rector of Chulalongkorn University.

JuiceInnov8 secured 2nd runner-up prize in 1776 Challenge Cup Bangkok

JuiceInnov8 has been awarded 2nd runner-up in a 1776 Challenge Cup Local Round - Bangkok. Hosted by 1776, a Washington DC based startup incubator with a partnership between Global Entrepreneur Network and Bangkok University, 1776 Challenge Cup is an annual competition stage that runs in over 45 countries in 9 regions around the globe. Startups advance through three rounds: Local, Regional and Global Finals. All of the regional winners and a host of wild cards will be invited to participate in the Challenge Cup Global Finals next June in Washington, D.C.

With a spot that we secured, JuiceInnov8 will represent Thailand and compete in 1776 Challenge Cup Regional Round in Tokyo, Japan in late February 2016.

 

JuiceInnov8 was selected among 13 startups to join "Dig Eat All" food tech accelerator in Spain

Donostia-San Sebastian, Basque Country, Spain

Donostia-San Sebastian, Basque Country, Spain

JuiceInnov8 (SugarDrop) claims the finalist spot in the world's first food technology incubator "Dig Eat All" in San Sebastian, Spain. From over 100 applicants from food tech startups around the world, JuiceInnov8 was selected among other 13 teams as a finalist, representing the only team from S.E.Asia. 

Dig Eat All is the world's first food technology incubator founded by a collaboration of Mapamundi, Basque Culinary Center and Mugaritz (no.6 restaurant in The World's 50 Best Restaurant list). One of co-founding members is 2-Michelin stars chef Andoni Luis Aduriz, founder of Mugaritz.

The program will run from September to October, 2014 and will be held at Basque Culinary Center in San Sebastian, Spain.