Food Venture Financing News - Issue No. 43 Events
- Naturally Bay Area's 3rd Annual Pitch Slam
- Hirshberg Entrepreneurship Institute Webinars
- New Accelerator Cohorts
Naturally Bay Area's 3rd Annual Pitch Slam
Virtual Broadcast From The Bay Area, California
Thursday, February 11, 2021 - 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. PT
Here's your chance to show what you've got—get in front of top industry investors and your peers (virtually)! Naturally Bay Area's 3rd annual Pitch Slam competition celebrating the Bay Area's brightest brands, and giving the spotlight to a handful of local, emerging companies who will go head to head for a chance to win prizes worth thousands of dollars.
Get tickets here
Hirshberg Entrepreneurship Institute Webinars
Yes We Can: Perspectives and Strategies for a Successful 2021
These webinars will provide practical perspectives and real world advice for navigating financing, cashflow, retail, distributor, and eComm challenges in the year ahead presented by seasoned experts with opportunities for you to get your questions answered by the presenters.
February 3 – E-Comm Do's and Don'ts
Speakers: Amy Lacey, Founder & CEO, Cali'flour Foods Patrick Coyle, Vice President for Marketing, nutpods
February 10 – UNFI 2021 Outlook
Speaker: John Raiche, Senior Vice President, Supplier Services, UNFI
February 17 – INFRA and NCG Outlook
Speakers: Pat Sheridan, Interim President & CEO, INFRA Ben Nauman, Sr. Director of Purchasing, National Co+Op Grocers
February 24 – Telling Your Story and Getting Trial and Discovery in the New Covid World
Speakers: Jessica Rubino, Sr. Director, Content Marketing, Informa Markets (tentative) Annalea Krebs, CEO and Founder, Social Nature
March 3 – Brands Launching in the Current Market
Speakers: Nicole Bernard Dawes, Founder & CEO, Nixie Sparkling Water Matt McLean, Co-Founder, Uncle Matt's Organic
March 10 – The Latest Consumer and Market Trends and Insights
Speakers: Carlotta Mast, Sr. Vice President and Market Leader, New Hope Network Steve French, Sr. Vice President, National Marketing Institute
March 17 – How to Successfully Pitch for $$
Speakers: Andy Whitman, Managing Partner, 2x Consumer Growth Partners Paul Richardson, Co-Founder and Managing Partner, Renewal Funds
March 24 – Navigating Costco & Thrive
Speakers: Jeremy Smith, President and Founder, Launchpad Second speaker TBD
Register at hirshberginstitute.com
NEW ACCELERATOR COHORTS
Applications for Cohort 7 of the Food System 6 Business Accelerator are now open!
The FS6 accelerator program prioritizes working with entrepreneurs who are innovating across the food and agriculture landscape and building a food system that focuses on health, sustainability, and justice.
Apply here (Applications are due by March 5, 2021)