Phyotolon selected among top 30 global startups at SLINGSHOT 2019

Hundreds of startups from various verticals were called upon to participate in this year’s annual SLINGSHOT competition as part of SFF x SWITCH, one of Asia’s biggest deep tech events, held in Singapore. During the event, global startups and entrepreneurs had the chance to pitch their business ideas and technologies to 200 distinguished investors, accelerators, incubators and industry leaders. Out of the hundreds of global startups and entrepreneurs, Phytolon was selected among the top 30.

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About Phytolon

Founded in 2018, the company develops technology for the production of natural food colorants through fermentation, using baker’s yeast cells as biofactories. The company’s food colorants are plant-based pigments in a variety of colors and applicable to a wide variety of food products. This technology is based on many years of leading research and groundbreaking inventions in the fields of plant metabolomics, genetics, and biochemistry, conducted and achieved by a research group from Weizmann Institute of Science.

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Is an inaugural collaboration between the Singapore FinTech Festival (SFF) and the Singapore Week of Innovation and Technology (SWITCH). It features a week's worth of events and sideline activities centred around innovation in FinTech and deep technology.

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