Hong Kong accelerator Brinc continues its passion towards empowering new start-ups in the world of agrifood tech with its biannual food-technology accelerator programme. They’re looking for inspiring food-tech start-ups working towards a more sustainable food ecosystem with new products, processes and alternatives.

In the lead-up to our Food’s Future Summit 2020, we’re always inspired by entrepreneurs and small businesses who share our passion for the movement. Brinc also recognises the importance of changing the way we eat and think about food and provides exceptional support and investments to the small enterprises working towards this.

Applications are now open to Hong Kong–, Shenzhen– and Guangzhou–based start ups!

The offer

Brinc is offering a whopping US$80,00 in exchange for 10–15% equity of your start-up at a priced round OR following your most recent convertible note.

In addition to Brinc’s funding, they will provide mentorship, networking, access to experts, food scientists and retailers, investor matching, a customised curriculum, technical on-site training, an international start-up perks package and ongoing support to help to get your start-up to the next level.

Investment verticals

  • agritech
  • alternative proteins
  • cellular agriculture
  • food packaging
  • food safety
  • food supply chain
  • food waste
  • novel ingredients

Application requirements

  • Start-ups that have developed a product that fits within one of the food-technology investment verticals
  • At least 2 co-founders with relevant industry experience
  • Scalable and defined business model with high growth potential
  • Fundraising traction
  • Must be willing to incorporate in Hong Kong
  • Ideally, must be looking to deploy their product/solution in the Southeast Asian market

Programme requirements

  • Start-ups successfully accepted into the accelerator programme will need to:
    • Pay a US$30,000 participation fee to the programme. This fee can be deducted from the investment amount.
    • Be present in the Greater Bay Area for 6 weeks of the programme for on-site training. The rest of the programme can be done remotely.

Apply now!

For more information, read the full Greater Bay Area food-technology programme overview & FAQs

Our goal is to inspire and initiate change within the world of food.

Win tasty prizes in our Valentine’s Day giveaway!

Join our biggest giveaway yet and win prizes for you and your partner