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Food + Enterprise Summit

4/8/2016 to 4/9/2016
When: April 8 - April 9
Where: Pfizer Building
630 Flushing Ave
Brooklyn, New York 
United States

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PROGRAM

Our theme — Finding Food Value: Balancing Purpose And Profit — guides our signature programming, described below.

 

 

MEET + EAT MARKETPLACE

Tasting and networking abound in this showcase for companies to exhibit food and beverage products or related business services. Learn more

PITCHFEST

Selected good food entrepreneurs present their innovative business plans and receive immediate feedback from a panel of expert judges. Learn more

ANATOMY OF A DEAL

What does it take to get a deal done? Get to know the stakeholders — investors, consultants and entrepreneurs — and what each did in the fundraising process — from offer to closing. Learn more

SMALL TALKS

Ten minute crash courses given by experts on topics key to successful business, ethical investing, foodshed resilience, and more! 

 

 

EXPERT EXCHANGE

1-on-1 coaching sessions for both investors and entrepreneurs provided by seasoned business veterans, consultants and financial institutions. Make connections and enhance your business savvy. Learn more

630 FLUSHING BUILDING TOURS

Tour the building, meet its bold new food companies, sample their wares, and see how the occupants are taking part in the transformation of the local foodscape.Learn more

JEFFERSONIAN DINNER

Join us for small group dinners unified by curated conversations which address issues of developing a better local food system. Learn more

WORKSHARE TRACK

Get a heavily discounted ticket – 90% off! – and help run the event. Learn more

 

 

WORKSHOPS+ OFFICE HOURS

Our programming is designed to address practical  solutions to current issues in the food system investment + business development.  Here’s a sample of workshop topics:

Food Law Clinic for Farm, Factory, and Office

Ethical Investing Challenges: Funding Plant Based Ventures

Shopping for Capital: Matching Funding Source to Company Stage

Cider Economic Development: Government Action to Foster New Local Food Sector + Investment

 

Food System Co-Investment Work Group: Annual Meeting

The New Bottom Line: Place-Based Investing Philosophy + Practice

Evolution of Slow Money: From Principle to Practice in Local Networks

For Love or Money: Exploring Motivations of Food System Investors

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