9-20-17: Food Tech Startups Take the Stage, Pasteurization Pioneer Gains Logistics Partner, Hotel Chain Leads Mobile Innovations, Plus VeriSolutions in the Checkout!
FOOD DAZE: Events to Attend | Dates to Celebrate
|National Punch Day / Rum Punch Day||September 20|
|National Pecan Cookie Day||September 21|
|National Ice Cream Cone Day||September 22|
|National White Chocolate Day||September 23|
|National Lobster Day||September 25|
Food Holidays Courtesy of Foodimentary
FUELING INNOVATION: Food Tech Startups Prepare to Take the Stage at VC Event
Emerging disruptors to hospitality and foodservice stand out among the early stage companies set to present onstage at upcoming premier investor event Venture Atlanta. Orderly, the leading restaurant purchasing app, and Saige, a machine learning-driven personal chef platform were announced as finalists this week. Agriculture innovator Grubbly Farms will also participate in the inaugural Startup Showcase.
ScanTech Sciences has partnered with Freight Handlers, Inc to introduce a new era in food pasteurization and integrated logistics services at the first Electronic Cold-Pasteurization Center in McAllen, Texas.
Two new travel tech platforms have been granted the opportunity to develop beyond borders through the 2017 Atlanta International Startup Exchange. Vayando, a social impact travel organization and Volantio, an airline booking tool for improving flight utilization, will visit Toulouse, France in October during the EmTech Conference.
Atlanta’s pre-agricultural community cultivators at Concrete Jungle have partnered with Carl DiSalvo at Georgia Tech to explore using drones, virtual mapping and sensors to gather fruit. Designing for Foraging demonstrates innovation at the crossroads of humanities, social sciences and technology.
- Hospitality Net: Forbes Names Hotel Chain Among Top 20 Most Innovative Companies
- Ag Pro: AGCO Ideal for Real Time Crop Flow Visualization
- Food Tank: Hacking Food Waste with New Tech
THE CHECKOUT: VeriSolutions
VeriSolutions, a startup in the Advanced Technology Development Center’s ATDC Signature portfolio, offers a cloud-based data management platform for temperature, humidity, and task monitoring in the food service industry..
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