FOOD FUNDED 2022 Regenerate: PROGRAM Overview
Registration, Light Breakfast, Welcome Orientation by the Hosts
8:30am Doors open
A Regenerative Food System with JEDI and Climate Action
How Planet Justice and People Justice are connected in our change and funding actions
Opening Keynote Conversation
Funding Alternatives for the Early-Stage Founders
How to pursue Integrated Capital for BIPOC and women entrepreneurs? Community as Friends & Family?
Real Regeneration: Indigenous Learnings
People justice and planet justice as one: How new is "regenerative"? What do we need to rediscover?
Food Choices are Changing: The New American Table
What new cultural and business trends are entrepreneurs and investors pioneering? Heritage foods? Climatarian diets?
New Go-To Market Strategies for Innovators
How to juggle multiple channels to get traction for new products with target customers?
The JEDI Advantage in the Future of Food
Investor heads-up: Whipstich market data about growth signals for JEDI oriented food
Entrepreneur Showcase – JEDI Focus
Food Investor Fair, curated part 1. Food and ag entrepreneurs present live, with investor feedback.
Morning Plenary Showcase
Vegetarian and vegan options available.
Inclusive Trade for BIPOC Entrepreneurs
How to overcome institutional barriers in the food industry infrastructure? Trade shows? Brokers? Buyers?
Transparency Using Storytelling and Certificates
How to verify and simplify the credibility of impact signals vs the market noise?
Full Belly Farm, Real Organic Project
Entrepreneur Showcase – Climate Focus
Food Investor Fair, curated part 2. Food and ag entrepreneurs present live, with investor feedback.
Afternoon Plenary Showcase
From Lone Voice to Community Momentum
Let's recognize and celebrate how far have under-represented founders have come!
Closing Keynote Conversation
Entrepreneur Marketplace & Networking Reception
Table presentations and tastings | Refreshments | Connections!
Afternoon, until 6:00pm