Founder and Managing Director, Bits x Bites, Matilda Ho is a serial entrepreneur and investor driving to create more sustainable food systems. She is founder and managing director of Bits x Bites, China’s first food tech accelerator and VC fund that invests in startups tackling global food system challenges.
With a mission to shape the future of food, Bits x Bites is a big step forward to inspire China’s entrepreneurial community to bring new ideas to solve global issues. It also serves as a critical catalyst to give startups the confidence and connections to prosper and make a meaningful and scalable impact.
In addition to Bits x Bites, Matilda has founded Yimishiji, one of China’s first online farmers markets to bring organic and local produce to families. Yimishiji stands alone as a farm-to-table e-commerce platform that has engineered food education and transparency into the entire supply chain and customer experience, effectively reshaping the relationship between Chinese consumers and farmers.
Prior to entrepreneurship, she filled leadership roles at IDEO and BCG (The Boston Consulting Group) in both Shanghai and Washington DC. She holds an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. She currently serves as an advisor on the board of Shinho, China’s first and largest organic condiment company. She is named a 2017 TED Fellow.
Matilda is an emerging voice on food innovation and entrepreneurship. She has been featured in articles by BBC, Inc., CBN Weekly, Channel NewsAsia, Tech in Asia, South China Morning Post, and more.
Matilda’s areas of expertise: Food tech, food supply chains, grocery e-commerce, organic food, food sustainability, entrepreneurship, social innovation, food safety and food waste in China, accelerator, agriculture, design thinking, food education for consumers, businesses with a purpose.