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Startup Innovation Challenge Finalist Pitch: Mi Terro [On-demand pitch]

Video-Startup Innovation Challenge Finalist Pitch: Mi Terro [On-demand pitch]

Mi Terro is creating plastic-alternative biomaterials made from agricultural waste.

Category finalist: Most Innovative Service or Technology Supporting F&B

Mi Terro is the world's first synthetic biology and advanced material company that utilizes big data to create home compostable, single-use plastic-alternative packaging materials made from plant-based agricultural waste – this is a first-of-its-kind approach.

Watch Mi Terro's pitch from Fi Europe 2021, co-located with Hi Europe to learn more about how this startup is creating plastic-alternative biomaterials made from agricultural waste. 



Robert Luo, Co-founder & CEO

Robert Luo, Co-founder and CEO of Mi Terro, is a three-time entrepreneur. He has many years of experience in business development, marketing, and sales. He is a fellow of the Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce, a Forbes Under 30 Scholar, Global Shaker's Sustainable Fashion Innovator 2019, an Entrepreneur Hall of Fame at the University of Southern California Marshall School of Business, a recipient of "25 Under 25" by Social Entrepreneur Magazine, a recipient of the All America Chinese Youth Federation "Top 30 Under 30", a GreenBiz "30 Under 30" honoree, a 2020 APEC Voice of the Future honoree, a SOCAP - Social Capital Markets 2020 Game-Changing Founders of Color, IFSA “25 under 25,” and Top 100 Asian American Emerging Leaders by theboadiQ. He owns 2 patents.

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