FOOD FUNDED 2022 Regenerate: PROGRAM Overview

Welcome Breakfast

Registration, Light Breakfast, Welcome Orientation by the Hosts

8:30am Doors open
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
Opening Keynote Conversation

Funding Alternatives for the Early-Stage Founders

How to pursue Integrated Capital for BIPOC and women entrepreneurs? Community as Friends & Family?

Morning Breakout
Morning Breakout

Real Regeneration: Indigenous Learnings

People justice and planet justice as one: How new is "regenerative"? What do we need to rediscover?

Morning Breakout
Morning Breakout

Food Choices are Changing: The New American Table

What new cultural and business trends are entrepreneurs and investors pioneering? Heritage foods? Climatarian diets?

Morning Breakout
Morning Breakout

New Go-To Market Strategies for Innovators

How to juggle multiple channels to get traction for new products with target customers?

Morning Breakout
Morning Breakout

The JEDI Advantage in the Future of Food

Investor heads-up: Whipstich market data about growth signals for JEDI oriented food

Morning Plenary
Morning Plenary

Entrepreneur Showcase – JEDI Focus

Food Investor Fair, curated part 1. Food and ag entrepreneurs present live, with investor feedback.

Morning Plenary Showcase
Morning Plenary Showcase

Networking Lunch

Vegetarian and vegan options available.

Inclusive Trade for BIPOC Entrepreneurs

How to overcome institutional barriers in the food industry infrastructure? Trade shows? Brokers? Buyers?

Afternoon Breakout
Afternoon Breakout

Transparency Using Storytelling and Certificates

How to verify and simplify the credibility of impact signals vs the market noise?

Afternoon Breakout
Afternoon Breakout

Paul Muller

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
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
Closing Keynote Conversation

Entrepreneur Marketplace & Networking Reception

Table presentations and tastings | Refreshments | Connections!

Afternoon, until 6:00pm
Afternoon, until 6:00pm

A Regenerative Food System with JEDI and Climate Action

How Planet Justice and People Justice are connected in our change and funding actions

Food Choices are Changing: The New American Table

What new cultural and business trends are entrepreneurs and investors pioneering? Heritage foods? Climatarian diets?

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Co-founder & President
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VP - Operations, Membership and Belonging

Inclusive Trade for BIPOC Entrepreneurs

How to overcome institutional barriers in the food industry infrastructure? Trade shows? Brokers? Buyers?

Real Regeneration: Indigenous Learnings

People justice and planet justice as one: How new is "regenerative"? What do we need to rediscover?

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Community Finance Fellow

Mission Driven Finance

Funding Alternatives for the Early-Stage Founders

How to pursue Integrated Capital for BIPOC and women entrepreneurs? Community as Friends & Family?

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Chief Community Officer
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Director of Investments

The JEDI Advantage in the Future of Food

Investor heads-up: Whipstich market data about growth signals for JEDI oriented food

Transparency Using Storytelling and Certificates

How to verify and simplify the credibility of impact signals vs the market noise?

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Co-Owner

Paul Muller

Full Belly Farm, Real Organic Project

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Creative Director & CEO
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Head of Programs & Member Services

New Go-To Market Strategies for Innovators

How to juggle multiple channels to get traction for new products with target customers?

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CEO - Co-Founder
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Principal Local Forager
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Co-Founder & CEO, Board Member
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Forager

Good Eggs

From Lone Voice to Community Momentum

Let's recognize and celebrate how far have under-represented founders have come!

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Market Leader, SVP of Content
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CEO & Founder

FOOD FUNDED 2022 Content Partners

Chef Kami Quiñones
Elisha Yang
James Simms
Pooja Bag
Yui Ueno
Angie Crone
Colleen Kavanagh
Cynthia Billops
Linley Dixon
Thuy Nguyen
Xitlali Villa
Jane Phelps
Gagan J Levy
Ahmed Rahim
Nona Lim
Adrian Rodrigues
Paul Muller
Renata Gomez
Pierre Thiam
Merril Gilbert
Mike Dovbish
Whole Foods Market
Maria Palacio
Kristin Hull
Laina Greene
Lauren Grattan
Nicolas McCoy
Jazmine Cable
Carlotta Mast
Lara Dickinson
More to come ...

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