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About Us

Thought For Food®️  (TFF) is food and agriculture’s entrepreneurial innovation engine for impact. We work with more than 30,000 next-generation leaders from over 175 countries, and support them in generating and scaling breakthrough business ventures that build sustainable, inclusive, and resilient food systems.

 
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TFF IS THE WORLD'S PIONEER AND LEADER IN NEXT-GEN FOOD SYSTEMS STARTUP ACCELERATION

60+ Start-ups

Launched. Collectively  raised $200M USD

8K+ Accelerated

New deep-tech ventures.

30k+ Innovators

Millennial & GenZ talents.

175+ Countries

Largest global community  in the industry.

  • Broad experience in global agriculture –  from fast-growing start-ups through to  multi-billion dollar companies

  • Corporate partnerships across value chain

  • Alliances with UN, universities,

  • foundations ,and innovation ecosystems

  • 8 years of acceleration experience

  • Global / regional / national programmes

  • 30,000+ trained and mentored

  • 60,000+ global network community

  • 60+ ventures launched

  • 8,000+ companies accelerated

  • US$200M+ raised by these companies

DEEP SECTORAL EXPERTISE

BEST-IN-CLASS ACCELERATION

Thought For Food®️  (TFF) is food and agriculture’s entrepreneurial innovation engine for impact. We work with more than 30,000 next-generation leaders from over 175 countries, and support them in generating and scaling breakthrough business ventures that build sustainable, inclusive, and resilient food systems.

 

Our comprehensive suite of next-gen innovation programs include the TFF Challenge, an annual collaborative innovation prize competition; the TFF Digital Labs, our proprietary digital startup accelerator and collaboration platform; the TFF Academy, an invite-only accelerator program for world-class startups; and the TFF Summit, our flagship global event focused on bringing the voices of the next generation together with policy and business leaders to invest in and launch game-changing solutions into the world.

 

TFF's work is powered by a global operating structure that includes the TFF Core Team, 14 Regional Coordinators and 550 Ambassadors in more than 300 cities, as well as diverse partners such as Danone, DSM, KWS, OpenIdeo, the Rockefeller Foundation, and many more. Thought For Food is a 501c3 non-profit entity.

 

TFF has built a powerful movement that unites the most equipped generations the world has ever seen. Through our programs that are specifically designed to live true to the values, mindsets and ways of thinking and operating that next generation of innovators represent, we unlock potential and deliver targeted, cutting-edge, science and technology-driven innovation to lead a sustainable food and agricultural revolution.

 

  • We find, connect and empower creative, divergent thinkers from all disciplines and all parts of the world, and provide a unique platform for them to share and collaborate with each other.

  • We approach the toughest problems in our industry like an entrepreneur would – experimenting, sharing results, learning and then trying again.

  • We provide connections to peers and experts, as well as cutting-edge resources and learning experiences that empower them with the mindsets, skills and networks they need to lead and succeed.

  • We provide wing-to-wing innovation programs that attract and support ventures at every stage – from ideation through to investment.

  • We create immersive events and interactive experiences that open people’s minds and hearts and inspire them to work together in new ways.

  • We aim to share benefits and integrate solutions to maximize positive impact on food systems everywhere.

Our track record is strong. In 8 years, we have helped to launch 60+ startups that have collectively raised $200M+, and accelerated 8K+ new business concepts. Since 2013, TFF has helped young innovators around the world to develop locally-relevant solutions that address a wide-range of pressing food and agriculture challenges across all parts of the food chain—from production to distribution through to consumption and waste. Some of the food and ag startups we have helped include: Climate Edge (UK), FoPo Food Powder (PH and DE), Biteback (ID), Sparky (UG), Agrilution (DE), AgroSpheres (USA), and Agrosmart (BR).

 

🌟 Check out the 2020 TFF Finalist here. 2021 TFF Finalist here.

🌟 Check out the 2021 TFF Finalist here 
🗣  Top startup pitches from the TFF Challenge 2021 Finalists 
here.

🎥TFF documentary film featuring top 10 Finalist - Generation Food here