Hack the Future of Food at #FoodHackLDN
FoodHack is the first innovation-driving food tech event of it's kind in London. It is about creating solutions to real food industry problems. Focused on food and agricultural technology, our hackathon is bringing together industry-leading brands and top talent to tackle the challenge of nutrition.
We're looking for developers, designers, biz dev-ers and all round food enthusiasts to join us for a weekend of problem solving, and building the solutions of tomorrow, that the food industry needs today. Together we will be tackling the Jamie Oliver challenge:
How can we use technology to make healthy eating cool for a generation of young people brought up in a culture where less healthy brands have the biggest marketing budgets?
Kicking off London Food Tech Week with #FoodHackLDN
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Food Hack Agenda
Check out the plan for #FoodHackLDN
Thanks to our sponsors for invaluable help organising, promoting, and running the hackathon.
Food & Drinks Sponsors
Great food and drink keeping you fuelled all weekend.
Delicious homemade authentic Nigerian food.
Artisan Ice Lollies.
Our mentors can help you with the technology, data configuration, API's, your go-to-market strategy, branding, positioning and pitching.
Co-Founder of Farmdrop
Food System Hacker from San Francisco
aka The Food Busker on Jamie Oliver's Food Tube and Co-Founder of CRU Kafe
Co-Founder of Loaf App, previously led the biggest rebranding in UK retailer history (co-operative)
Co-Founder of PandaPay
Founder of 22tribes.com
Co-Founder of CHOP CHOP
Founder at Adpreneurs
Paid and Digital Media Supervisor
Developer Evangelist at Twilio
Google Food Services Manager EMEA
Jim uses food consumption psychology and vast amount of data to plan and predict food production and distribution to staff throughout the EMEA offices.
James Roy Poulter
Pronto is mobile first, offering the simplest ordering experience possible. We then simplify logistics to offer fast delivery that our users can track, whilst vouching for the quality of the food they receive. James shares his experience, insights and learnings in building one of London's most popular Food Tech companies.
Co-Founder of CHOPCHOP
JinA is the co-founder & CEO of CHOPCHOP, a dynamic cooking task management app backed by artificial intelligence. She is an avid home cook and is passionate about introducing technology into traditional recipes and rethinking the way we cook. She met her team at a hackathon, and will be talking about how she took a hackahton idea to full fruition and a successful startup.
Head of Commercial at The Jamie Oliver Group
Co-Founder of Henchman
Meet the Judges
Throughout FoodHack we will be providing expert mentoring on a range of skills, with experts on hand to give you direct feedback. For the final demo itself, we'll be welcoming some incredible judges.
Creative Director, Jamie Oliver Group
Technical Director for Edelman Digital UK and Head of the Brighton Studio
Investor, Hoxton Ventures
Investment Manager, MMC Ventures
Startup & Developer Community Manager at Google for UK, IE & NE
Food Hack Prizes
We have bunch of unique prizes to be won at Food Hack, which we will be announcing over the coming weeks.
Hack of the Weekend
2nd Place Prize
3rd Place Prize
Best Social Engagement
Best Creative Mind
Meet The Team
Our team features a range of venture builders, including foodies, techies, and startup fanatics, all of whom have come together to create FoodHack.
London Food Tech Week
Victoria previously co-founded a popular food festival in Scotland. Since founding Food StartUp School she has worked with Food Tech startups in London, San Francisco, Barcelona and Milan, whilst also consulting for companies such as Selfridges & Co.
Nadia El Hadery
Co-Founder of Food StartUp School,
London Food Tech Week & Flavrbox
Nadia worked in trading and sales before co-founding a brokerage and a FinTech firm. Since 2012, she has been building communities and companies in food tech, namely Flavrbox, Food Tech Wednesdays and the Food StartUp School.
Co-Founder of Pace Ventures
Mark has previously built a unique popup bar on an iconic London bus; a student social enterprise; and plied his trade as a strategy consultant. Most recently he devised a billion dollar fundraising strategy for a global charity, and has delivered enterprise programmes for the likes of KPMG, HSBC and Waitrose.
Co-Founder of Pace Ventures
Umesh co-founded Pi Labs, Europe’s first property focused accelerator programme. Prior to this he has worked as a business development Associate at Oxygen Accelerator and Techstars London. He also runs a Sri Lankan charity for female refugees in his spare time.
Strategic Adviser of Food Hack and Food Tech Week
Ricardo has worked with startups and co-working spaces since 2009 and has a past life as a visual artist. Early in 2014 he developed and ran an Incubator Programme at The Trampery and then freelanced and helped the CFE grow a fashion tech community and launch a Fashion Tech Incubator. Now Ricardo is at Google as a Community Manager working on Startup & Developer Community Programmes in UK, IE & NE with the DevRel team.
See what's happening in the run up to FoodHack and say hi.
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