Tuesday, October 6

Plant-Based Protein Cohort Sessions

12:00 – 1:00 PM EST

Trends and Challenges in Food Innovation

A roundtable of industry experts discussing important issues in food innovation – including product development, marketing strategies, food safety, supply chain and distribution logistics and labeling considerations.

1:00 – 1:30 PM EST


1:30 – 3:00 PM EST

Pitch Presentation and Feedback

Founders will split into breakout groups and present their companies to select investors and industry experts who will provide feedback on the presentations and on the companies’ business models and strategies.

3:00 – 3:10 PM EST

Closing Remarks and What’s Next

Thursday, October 8

Master Class With All Three Cohorts

12:00 – 1:30 PM EST

Master Class on Disrupting Bias in VC Funding

A master class conducted by gender equity expert Dr. Dana Kanze on how female founders can disrupt implicit bias in the VC pitch process.