The fifth annual PepsiCo Greenhouse program supports the acceleration of the latest innovations striving to transform the way consumers live
January 11, 2021
This year's Greenhouse Accelerator program looks outside the box in areas like emerging science and technology that can help PepsiCo stay close to evolving consumer tastes and preferences. Each of the participating companies will receive $20,000 in grant funding and begin a six-month business program designed to accelerate their growth through personalized mentorship
The company's ice cream product featuring hidden veggies, awarded $200,000 in support to bring minis to market
November 23, 2020
Peekaboo Organics' ice cream featuring hidden vegetables was named the grand prize winner of the Real California Milk Snackcelerator dairy snack innovation competition created by the California Milk Advisory Board (CMAB) and VentureFuel.
Company announces call for applications to participate in innovative program
November 16, 2020
PepsiCo announced the call for applications for the 5th annual Greenhouse Accelerator program, this year with a focus on breakthrough innovations and technologies that improve the aging process through wellness and health management.
Influx of creative dairy snacking startups inspires California Milk Advisory Board to add $350,000 in additional awards
October 7, 2020
Inspired by the number of quality ideas and products that integrate the flavor and functionality of California dairy into both sweet and savory snack formulations, the VentureFuel-run competition has expanded to include 16 companies competing for over $800,000 in awards.
Moonstone's patented alkali citrate formula, created by top kidney doctors, is an over-the-counter beverage designed with ingredients known to prevent the formation of kidney stones
September 30, 2020
Moonstone Nutrition, a Pittsburgh-based startup that has developed products to prevent kidney stone formation and promote overall kidney health, announced receipt of an investment from the Accelerator Fund II, LLC., an organization sponsored and managed by the Pittsburgh Life Sciences Greenhouse that makes early stage investments in life sciences companies located in western Pennsylvania and outside the region.
Global snacking obsession drives California Milk Advisory Board’s second dairy product startup competition
August 6, 2020
The California Milk Advisory Board (CMAB) announced the return of its dairy product innovation competition with the launch of the Real California Milk Snackcelerator to inspire new ideas integrating the flavor and functionality of California dairy into snack formulations that meet the needs of today’s consumers.
Farmer-owned cooperative joins the Silicon Valley based accelerator to strategically leverage a global open innovation ecosystem of entrepreneurial partners and startups
June 3, 2020
The partnership will focus on driving strategic and innovative growth for the cooperative by leveraging a global startup ecosystem to solve key business challenges with a creative, disruptive, and agile approach.
Award includes $250,000 to bring kid’s nutritional drinks to market
November 8, 2019
The Milk Accelerator competition was designed to inspire innovation and investment in fluid milk products, packaging and capacity within California by connecting manufacturers, producers, investors, ideas and entrepreneurs for high quality, sustainable dairy beverages.
Program includes 10 entrepreneurs; $50,000 grants; 10 weeks of business-development courses; marketing and retail resources; and access to industry-defining investors
September 27, 2019
The inaugural class will include ten participants who will receive a $50,000 grant; participate in a ten-week education program led by 40 industry volunteer experts; and have access to Eaze’s ecosystem of business, marketing and retailer resources. At Momentum’s conclusion, participants will pitch to industry-defining investors for the opportunity to raise additional funds to grow their businesses.