Scale-up accelerator names latest cohort

Scale-up accelerator names latest cohortNEW YORK — FoodFutureCo, a scale-up accelerator, has named a brand new cohort of corporations to take part in its program.

Contributors obtain an funding of as much as $10,000 along with ongoing mentorship and entry to assets throughout enterprise technique and imaginative and prescient, branding and advertising, progress and scale, purchaser conferences, operations and logistics, tradition and workforce, governance and authorized and financing. Cohort corporations additionally might obtain a follow-on funding after the six-month program interval.

“We’re very excited to kick off our tenth cohort and welcome the most recent members to FFC’s rising group,” stated Shen Tong, managing companion of FoodFutureCo. “Likewise, our impression buyers proceed to look ahead and see how far these mission-driven founders are going to take their corporations, as a number of of our portfolio corporations are doing at the moment.”

Corporations collaborating within the newest cohort embody KombuchaTown, a producer of natural kombucha; Vegan Sunday Supper, a maker of frozen plant-based Italian meals; and VGANG, a digital warehouse and dropshipping platform for ethically sourced and sustainable merchandise.

FoodFutureCo is accepting functions for its subsequent cohort. To be thought-about, corporations should have an annual income of $500,000 and supply distinctive merchandise and options throughout the meals system. Founders might apply by means of July 31 at

Patrick Mateer, founder and chief govt officer of Seal the Seasons, credited his firm’s involvement within the accelerator program for offering “a bonus with clients, buyers and strategic companions.”

“They grew our workforce’s trade experience and mentor community, all whereas giving us a much bigger voice within the good meals motion,” Mr. Mateer added. 

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