The Italian food company seeks to collaborate with start-ups on addressing sustainability, technology and consumer challenges
June 2, 2021
The program, which launched in 2018 in collaboration with KitchenTown, a San Francisco based incubator, selects a small group of young companies from around the world to work directly with Barilla teams in developing and implementing innovative business solutions.
Each brand was selected based on product innovation, market traction, and the passion of founders
May 28, 2021
SKU, an accelerator for consumer packaged goods (CPGs), announced six companies that will participate in the upcoming track of the Minneapolis program, ImpactSKU '21. Each was selected based on the basis of product innovation, market traction, and the passion of founders.
America's largest grocery retailer invites local and regional growers and producers to apply for new accelerator program
May 17, 2021
The program, sponsored by Gourmet Foods International, will enable Kroger to discover new suppliers to support the continued expansion of its fresh departments – including produce, deli, bakery, meat, seafood, dairy, specialty cheeses, and floral – and its commitment to being Fresh for Everyone™.
3rd Annual California Milk Advisory Board and VentureFuel Contest evolves to reflect product excellence as startups spike and consumers increase emphasis on personal health & wellness
May 14, 2021
The California Milk Advisory Board (CMAB) announced the return of its annual dairy innovation competition with a new name and increased focus on advancing excellence in functional dairy product development. The Real California Milk Excelerator, the 3rd edition of the CMAB dairy product innovation competition with innovation consultancy VentureFuel, will award up to $650,000 in prizes for new dairy products that support performance and recovery benefits.
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.