July 23-27: the 2018 tff summit
Join us in Rio!
This July, we are heading to the upbeat city of Rio de Janeiro for the TFF Summit and first-ever TFF Academy. See you there!
An event unlike any other
Our annual flagship event – the TFF Summit – is a melting pot of big, bold ideas from industry leaders, next-generation innovators, investors and more.
Our team has been working for the past year to develop an event experience that is beyond the ordinary, that celebrates human ingenuity, that is oozing with optimism and that delivers real impact.
Join us this July at the iconic Museum of Tomorrow in Rio de Janeiro!
We fill our TFF Summit stage with the world’s most powerful industry-leaders and influential entrepreneurs who stand at the forefront of disruptive change.
Their thought-provoking keynotes will leave you with a deeper, multi-perspective understanding of the latest food & ag innovations, game-changing ideas and realizable actions for a better, more sustainable future.
Cristianne CloseThe Future of Business Calls for Purpose / Panel of Judges
As Market Specialist at WWF Global Market Practice, she focuses on innovation in new business models for conservation and increase market access for community enterprises at the verge of conservation areas.
Lucas Rizzotto(Re)connecting Humans Through Technology
Creative Technologist and Founder Where Thoughts Go, a rewarded VR social platform designed to connect strangers emotionally through magical audio creatures.
Mariana VasconcelosTransform Purpose into Action
CEO of Agrosmart, member of 4Lab's council and expert in digital agriculture. She is considered one of the 100 most influential people in Agrobusiness.
Anthony HehirLet's Shift Focus from Yields to Nutrition
Director of DSM's Nutrition Improvement business, a specialist team that leverages DSM's micronutrient portfolio, nutrition solutions, programs and partnership.
Darío GonzálezPanel of Judges
CEO of Cultivando Futuro, guiding the research and development process.
Teddy OnserioPanel of Judges
Teddy Onserio is an Investment Associate at The Open Society Foundations’ Economic Advancement Program, focused on empowering smallholder farmers in various countries in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Victor E. FriedbergPanel of Judges
Founder and Chairman of FoodShot Global, co-founder of S2G Ventures and thought leader in food system innovation, investment and sustainable global development
The Finalist pitches showcase how cutting-edge technologies and innovative business models can create an inclusive and sustainable food system based on openness and collaboration. Hailing from Australia, Brazil, Ghana, Jordan, Kenya, Malaysia, Nigeria, the United Kingdom, and the United States, the 2018 Finalist teams are as diverse as their solutions. Have we sparked your curiosity?
We’re excited to introduce our new 4-day immersive learning experience taking place alongside our TFF Summit. Brush up your skills to shine as an entrepreneur and changemaker, and join our global TFF family.
27 July: The 2018 TFF Summit
See you soon!
Prepare yourself for a life-changing gathering of the most influential youth and industry leaders and an open space for co-creation and experimentation of new ideas.
Sounds more than exciting? Start practicing your Samba moves and join us in Rio!