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Thursday, September 24, 2020

- CDT
Innovative Solutions Across the Impact Venture Sector: A Conversation with the Founders
Lee Wallace
Lee Wallace
Peace Coffee, CEO & Owner
Bella Lam
Bella Lam
Coconut Whisk, Founder/CEO
Tom Thompson
Tom Thompson
Revol Greens, Market Strategy
Sarah Pritzker
Sarah Pritzker
Pritzker Strategy Group & Atlas Provisions, CEO
Sue Marshall
Sue Marshall
NETZRO, SBC, Founder & CEO

Social impact ventures can take many forms and tackle a variety of problems – from supply chain resiliency, sustainable farming, homelessness and hunger, and others. Listen in as these founders discuss how they have found innovative ways to solve these problems, the challenges they face scaling their business while also scaling impact, and why consumers and Big Food should take note.

Following this session join the speaker(s) in the Community Lounge for a 15 minute Q&A.

- CDT
Too Good To Waste
Sue Marshall
Sue Marshall
NETZRO, SBC, Founder & CEO
Garrick Villaume
Garrick Villaume
NETZRO SBC, Co-founder, Chief Science and Technology Officer

Have your beer and eat it too. Find out about food upcycling and how it helps food & beverage manufacturers can eliminate food waste and feed the world.

- CDT
From Concept To Company in Food and Agriculture
Sam Eder
Sam Eder
Big Wheelbarrow, CEO & Co-founder
Leena Pradhan-Nabzdyk
Leena Pradhan-Nabzdyk
Canomiks, CEO
Sue Marshall
Sue Marshall
NETZRO, SBC, Founder & CEO
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Stephanie Rich
Bread and Butter Ventures, Head of Platform

It's easy to come up with an idea for a startup, but actually making it a reality can be a complex and intimidating process. Founders from Otrafy, Canomiks, Netzro and Big Wheelbarrow share with us how they went from having a concept to having paying customers.

Following this session join the speaker(s) in the Community Lounge for a 15 minute Q&A.

- CDT
Financing your Startup
Robert Keeley
Robert Keeley
CLA, Senior
Rob Weber
Rob Weber
Great North Labs, Managing Partner
Sue Marshall
Sue Marshall
NETZRO, SBC, Founder & CEO
Cody Anderson
Cody Anderson
Carta, business development

Listen to our panel as they discuss various experiences and advice they have relating to financing of startups. Our panel includes a founder with firsthand experience going through various funding activities recently for their startup, as well as an investor who has invested in various startup companies over the years. They will cover a wide range of topics including how to prepare for financing, when should you begin considering searching for outside funding, and what investors are looking for among others topics during the session.