Food Tech Revolution

Is Here.

Changing the food we consume, one bite at a time


What is Food Tech Studio - Bites!

Food Tech Studio – Bites!  is a stage-agnostic, global community of best-in-class startups with a common vision of bringing better and more efficient processes within the food development ecosystem.


In addition to supporting emerging food brands, Food Tech Studio Bites! will solve key challenges plaguing our food supply chain today, including (but not limited to) safety, waste reduction, and health. 

We bring food entrepreneurs to the front lines and connect them with leading corporations and industry thought-leaders -- helping them realize top-line growth opportunities in Japan, the U.S. and around the world -- while also facilitating lasting relationships that enable the food value chain to flourish and be more sustainable.




We're inviting startups (of all stages) from around the world with focus on any of the following categories to apply for Food Tech Studio – Bites!

Please reach out to us if you have any questions.



Program Schedule





Our mentors, who will continue to grow throughout the program, are a diverse group of industry stakeholders that are deeply immersed in food technology, and includes individuals from global corporations, the venture capital community, innovation hubs, academia and researchers. We leverage their expertise to build and support our overall community.


Akiko Okada

Research/Insight Specialist`

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Hirotaka Tanaka


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Michael Wolf

Smart Kitchen Summit

The Spoon

Creator | Publisher

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Sara Roversi

Future Food Institute

Future Food Network

Founder | President

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Shinichiro Takagi

Owner and Executive Chef

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Yoshiki Tsuji


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Hajime Yoneda


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Jose Pelaez


Innovation & Product Development Lead

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Ron Shigeta

Alix Venture Capital


Investor | Co-founder

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Shin-ichi Ishikawa

School of Food Industrial Sciences, Miyagi University


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Well-being for Planet Earth

Foundation Representative Director

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Yuji Wada

Ritsumeikan University

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About Scrum Ventures

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Scrum Ventures is a seed-stage venture firm investing across a range of industries in the U.S. and Japan. Based in San Francisco with extensive experience and networks in both Silicon Valley and Japan, Scrum Ventures accelerates portfolio companies with global opportunities and helps corporations innovate. Scrum Studio is a platform that connects global corporations with startups.

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