MAY 7 – JUNE 11, 2024

Meet the 2024 Founders

We invite you to learn about the twelve amazing women-founded companies that are creating innovative brands and transforming the food + beverage industry.

Accelerating WOMEN ENTREPRENEURS Building Great Brands

Project W and DWT Food + Beverage are excited to announce the return of The Emerging Food Brands Lab for women founders in the food and beverage sector.

Developed in collaboration with DWT’s Food + Beverage practice, this multi-week program has been crafted to help founders take their brand to the next level through workshops dedicated to scaling production, optimizing distribution networks, and raising capital.


Learn from experts who have firsthand experience tackling the food and beverage industry’s biggest challenges.

scaling production

Don’t let your own success hold you back. Learn how to reduce production costs and increase profits as your company grows.


It’s a great big world out there. Prepare your company to get its product to every corner of the marketplace. 

accelerating growth

There’s no time like the present. Discover how to finance your company’s growth with the right pitch to investors.


8-10 women founders of companies that have:


A full-time team of two or more


One or more branded food products in the market


Raised a Seed Round (or demonstrate similar traction) with potential to scale to Series A


Monthly recurring revenue


The Emerging Food Brands Lab will cover topics vital to helping founders in the food and beverage sector, including:

Scaling manufacturing and securing supply chain capacity

Choosing your distribution channels and maximizing them

Building and promoting your brand

Pitching to customers and investors

Financing your company’s growth