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About Kitro

KITRO is a fully automated food waste management solution for the food and beverage industry. KITRO provides customers with hardware and software that enables them to reduce their food waste across the entire outlet. By providing customers with an overview of their food waste and suggestions on how to mitigate avoidable food waste, restaurants are empowered to adapt more efficient work practices and decrease their food waste.

Headquarters Location

Chemin du Closel 5

Renens, 1020,


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Consumer & Retail / Food & Grocery Tech

Food waste tracking software companies use AI and computer vision to help companies collect and analyze data on food waste or alert users when food is about to spoil. This market includes companies developing inventory strategies to reduce food waste and those that match clients with organizations that will buy or accept excess inventory to resell or redistribute.

Kitro named as Challenger among 8 other companies, including LeanPath, Spoiler Alert, and Winnow Solutions.

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Restaurant Tech

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Hardware and software for restaurant management, bookings, staffing, mobile restaurant payments, inventory management, cloud kitchens, and more. On-demand food delivery services are excluded from this collection.


Grocery Retail Tech

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Startups providing B2B solutions to grocery businesses to improve their store and omni-channel performance. Includes customer analytics platforms, in-store robots, predictive inventory management systems, online enablement for grocers and consumables retailers, and more.


Food Waste

339 items

Startups that help tackle food waste along the food value chain. Includes solutions that help resell or repurpose food waste.



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Smart Cities

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Latest Kitro News

Good Morning Startups 2022: Credit Suisse investors and TOP 100 startups connect over breakfast in Lausanne

Oct 17, 2022

17.10.2022 11:34, Morgane Ghilardi Last week, TOP 100 Presenting Partner Credit Suisse and Venturelab hosted an exclusive event that brought together selected TOP 100 Swiss Startups of 2022 and the Credit Suisse Private Investors Club. Venturelab and TOP 100 Presenting Partner Credit Suisse collaborate to organize regional fundraising events several times a year. These TOP 100 satellite events allow selected startups to present their pitches to members of the Credit Suisse Private Investors Club over breakfast, followed by an exclusive networking time. They have been held in Zurich, Basel, St. Gallen, Lausanne, and Wil. Last Wednesday, October 12, five newcomers of the TOP 100 Swiss Startups 2022 – startups that made the ranking for the first time – were able to connect with investors and share their innovative visions at the event in Lausanne. Valentin Zulauf, Relationship Manager Corporate Clients VP at Credit Suisse, introduced the event with Jordi Montserrat, Venturelab co-founder and CEO. It was followed by presentations given by the founders of  Biospectal , PEROVSKIA SOLAR , Tune Insight , MobyFly , and KITRO . Previous invitation-only TOP 100 pitch events in collaboration with Credit Suisse have been held in Lausanne, Geneva, Zurich, and St. Gallen. If you are an investor who would like to receive an invitation to an upcoming event,  please apply online . Learn more about the startups below. Biospectal SA: The Optical Revolution in Blood Pressure Management Biospectal's blood pressure measuring app OptiBP allows for the safe, instant, ubiquitous, and accurate remote blood pressure monitoring and tracking. With a touch of the finger to a smartphone camera... Read more Kitro SA: Simplifying food waste management for commercial kitchens. Two thirds of all food thrown away is edible food that could have been avoided. This avoidable food waste occurring along the entire supply chain has detrimental environmental and social implications.... Read more Mobyfly SA: Zero-emission hydrofoil boats MobyFly will be at the forefront of 21st century mass transportation, designing and delivering fast, efficient, zero-emission hydrofoil boats that will change waterborne travel forever.We are a tech... Read more PEROVSKIA SOLAR AG: Enabling a Solar Cell on Every Device PEROVSKIA SOLAR AG is a Swiss cleantech startup that provides digitally printed customizable solar cells to OEMs. Our vision is to enable a solar cell on every device. The solar cells are tailored to ... Read more Tune Insight SA: Data collaborations with federated confidential computing Tune Insight orchestrates secure collaborations on sensitive or confidential data between multiple organizations for them to extract collective insights, from analytics to machine learning, in a fully... Read more Categories

Kitro Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was Kitro founded?

    Kitro was founded in 2017.

  • Where is Kitro's headquarters?

    Kitro's headquarters is located at Chemin du Closel 5, Renens.

  • What is Kitro's latest funding round?

    Kitro's latest funding round is Unattributed VC.

  • How much did Kitro raise?

    Kitro raised a total of $2M.

  • Who are the investors of Kitro?

    Investors of Kitro include Impact Fund, Miteinander, Quadia, Technology Fund, World Tourism Forum Lucerne and 7 more.

  • Who are Kitro's competitors?

    Competitors of Kitro include RECO, Phenix, AMP Robotics, Andion, LeanPath, FloVision Solutions, Orbisk, Spoiler Alert, TripleW, OneThird and 14 more.

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Winnow builds artificial intelligence tools to help chefs measure food waste and provide stakeholders with transparent, measurable data. The data communicates food waste reduction opportunities and details where food is being lost-whether as a result of customer food preferences, preparation, storage, or overproduction issues.


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