brooke-lark-158017 (1).jpg

FounderMade’s Future of Food Summit featured the top thought leaders in food as they explored how innovaton, influencer marketing and consumer technology is radically changing the food industry. Watch the video below to catch a glimpse of the connections, panels, and brands you missed! 

Featured speakers included Shark Tank, Bulletproof, Sarah Michelle Gellar's startup FoodStirs, Lewis Howes, Purely Elizabeth, Suja Juice, RXBAR, Hippeas, & GT'S Kombucha.

 

WHAT YOU MISSED!

LEARN & NETWORK

Explore the newest trends in food & beverage innovation and technology.

Network with industry experts and inspiring entrepreneurs of multi-million dollar companies. 

DISCOVER & SHOP

Discover and try delicious samples with founders of top breakthrough brands in our Food Discovery Lounge.

Cast your vote at our Future of Food pitch challenge featuring today's hottest, rising companies.

TRADE & TRANSACT

Invest in, buy from, and partner with FounderMade's collection of the most relevant, innovative food brands.

the ultimate FOOD summit

BUILD YOUR BUSINESS AMONG THE BEST FOUNDERS, INVESTORS, PRESS, RETAILERS & DISTRIBUTORS IN FOOD

 
 
*HP carousel banners.005.jpeg

EXPLORE THE DAY

100+ 

FOUNDERS & INVESTORS ON THE EDUCATIONAL PANELS

Learn the best sales & funding strategies to build your business from founders & CEOs of million-dollar companies. 

50+ 

CURATED BRANDS IN THE DISCOVERY LOUNGE

Discover investment, distribution & retail opportunities with 50+ breakthrough brands.

 500+ 

C-LEVEL EXECUTIVEs / DECISION-MAKERS IN ATTENDANCE

Network amongst 500+ entrepreneurs, corporate partners, investors, buyers, and media to accelerate business growth.

THE SCHEDULE

SATURDAY APRIL 8, 9:30AM - 5:00PM

10:00AM

WELCOME

Christina Pascucci, Anchor and Reporter, KTLA

 

10:15 - 11:00AM

INNOVATIONS IN FOOD

Taryn Southern, Founder, Tribe of Good

Hooman Radfar, Co-Founder, Ando

Jacqueline Claudia, Co-Founder, Love The Wild

Alejandro Velez, Co-Founder, Back to the Roots

Nikhil Arora, Co-Founder, Back to the Roots

 

11:00 - 11:45AM

WHY INVEST IN THE FUTURE OF FOOD

Jeremy Triefenbach, Co-Founder & CFO, Stage 1 Financial

Jesse Draper, Founder, Halogen Ventures

Gigi Lee Chang, Managing Director, FutureFoodCo & Founder, Plum Organics

Courtney Reum, Co-Founder, M13

Nick Devane, Founder & CEO, Foodworks

 

11:45AM - 12:00PM

FIRESIDE CHAT: TRINITY VENTURES & GOBBLE

Anjula Acharia, Partner, Trinity Ventures

Ooshma Garg, Founder, Gobble

 

12:00 - 1:00PM

NETWORKING

1:00 - 1:30PM

FIRESIDE CHAT: FOODSTIRS

Catherine McCord, Founder, One Potato and Weelicious

Sarah Michelle Gellar, Greg Fleishman & Galit Laibow, Co-Founders, Foodstirs

 

1:30 - 3:00PM

FOUNDER STORIES & PITCH CHALLENGE

Lewis Howes, Founder, The School of Greatness

Matthew Kenney, Founder & CEO, Matthew Kenney Cuisine

T.K. Pillan, Co-Founder, Veggie Grill

Elizabeth Stein, Founder, Purely Elizabeth

GT Dave, Founder, GT's Kombucha

 

3:00 - 3:15PM

NETWORKING

 

3:15 - 4:00PM

HOW TO EXPAND YOUR BUSINESS THROUGH DISTRIBUTION

Jeff Church, Co-Founder & CEO, SUJA

Livio Bisterzo, Founder & CEO, HIPPEAS

Alexander Duong, Head of Procurement, Thrive Market

Peter Rahal, CEO & Co-Founder, RXBAR

Peter Groverman, Founder & CEO, Grovara

 

4:00 - 4:30PM

CLOSING KEYNOTE

Dave Asprey, Founder & CEO, Bulletproof

*HP carousel banners.018.jpeg

FEATURED SPEAKERS

Galit Laibow, Greg Fleishman, Sarah Michelle Gellar

Co-Founders, Foodstirs

Dave Asprey

Founder and CEO of Bulletproof

Lewis Howes

Founder, School of Greatness

Matthew Kenney

Founder & CEO, Matthew Kenney Cuisine

Hooman Radfar

Co-Founder, Ando

Courtney Reum

Co-Founder, M13

Alexander Duong

Head of Procurement, Thrive Market

Christina Pascucci

Anchor and Reporter, KTLA

Nicole Lapin NY Times

Best Selling Author and TV Personality

Gigi Lee Chang

Managing Director, FutureFoodCo & Founder, Plum Organics

Elizabeth Stein

Founder & CEO, Purely Elizabeth

Jeff Church

Co-Founder & CEO, SUJA

Jesse Draper

Founder, Halogen Ventures

Catherine McCord

Founder, One Potato and Weelicious

Taryn Southern

Founder, Tribe of Good

Peter Groverman

Founder, Grovara

Anjula Acharia

Partner, Trinity Ventures

Peter Rahal

CEO & Co-Founder, RXBAR

Alejandro Velez & Nikhil Arora

Co-Founders, Back to the Roots

T.K. Pillan

Co-Founder, Veggie Grill & Powerplant Ventures

Jacqueline Claudia

Founder & CEO, Love the Wild

Jeremy Triefenbach

Co-Founder & CFO, Stage 1 Financial

Nick Devane

Founder & CEO, Foodworks

 

FEATURED BRANDS