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
EXPLORE THE DAY
FOUNDERS & INVESTORS ON THE EDUCATIONAL PANELS
Learn the best sales & funding strategies to build your business from founders & CEOs of million-dollar companies.
CURATED BRANDS IN THE DISCOVERY LOUNGE
Discover investment, distribution & retail opportunities with 50+ breakthrough brands.
C-LEVEL EXECUTIVEs / DECISION-MAKERS IN ATTENDANCE
Network amongst 500+ entrepreneurs, corporate partners, investors, buyers, and media to accelerate business growth.
SATURDAY APRIL 8, 9:30AM - 5:00PM
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
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
The Future of Food Challenge
Thi Lam, Founder, Keeper's
Jimmy Trinh, Founder & CEO, Naughty Noah's (Winner)
Caroline Beckman & Nina Church, Co-Founders, Nomva
3:00 - 3:15PM
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
Dave Asprey, Founder & CEO, Bulletproof
Galit Laibow, Greg Fleishman, Sarah Michelle Gellar
Founder and CEO of Bulletproof
Founder, School of Greatness
Founder & CEO, Matthew Kenney Cuisine
Head of Procurement, Thrive Market
Anchor and Reporter, KTLA
Nicole Lapin NY Times
Best Selling Author and TV Personality
Gigi Lee Chang
Managing Director, FutureFoodCo & Founder, Plum Organics
Founder & CEO, Purely Elizabeth
Co-Founder & CEO, SUJA
Founder, Halogen Ventures
Founder, One Potato and Weelicious
Founder, Tribe of Good
Partner, Trinity Ventures
CEO & Co-Founder, RXBAR
Alejandro Velez & Nikhil Arora
Co-Founders, Back to the Roots
Co-Founder, Veggie Grill & Powerplant Ventures
Founder & CEO, Love the Wild
Co-Founder & CFO, Stage 1 Financial
Founder & CEO, Foodworks