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Food Investing Conference

Thursday, August 21, 2014 from 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM (EDT)

Food Investing Conference

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Entrepreneur Ticket Ended $385.00 $21.50
Investor / Service provider Ended $485.00 $24.50
Exhibitor Table (includes 2 tickets) Ended $2,500.00 $84.95
Early Bird Exhibitor Table (includes 2 tickets) Ended $1,100.00 $42.95

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Food Investing Conference

Thursday, August 21, 2014 

08:00 am-06:00 pm

My Cooking Party,

25 W. 26th Street,

7th Floor (between 6th and Broadway)

New York, NY 10013

Meet the panel of investors, who will be discussing trends in Early-Stage Investing, things that are most important to Investors when they are considering an Investment, the best and worst things an entrepreneur can do to get their attention, grow their business, use crowdfunding, additional advice for entrepreneurs, and, of course, the best ways to reach these and other Investors. 

The Soho Loft - The Voice of Capital Formation - and Victoria Global, an emerging force in the Corporate Communications, Investor Relations and Public Relations arena, with FundingPost join together to bring you this groundbreaking conference. 


The panels for the day:

  • Early-Stage Food and Food-Tech Investing: How to meet investors, pitch them, and what it really takes to get them to write you a check!
  • Growing your food or food-tech business: Protecting and selling your product, and positioning it for a capital raise.
  • Using CrowdFunding to raise capital for your food company
  • Keynote: Crowdfunding for food companies.


Who should attend?

  • Food entrepreneurs raising capital.
  • Food Investors (VCs, Angels & Corporate) to meet companies and speak on our panels.
  • Exhibiting Companies to demo their stuff for partners and investors.
  • Sponsors to moderate panels, exhibit and meet Food companies and investors.

This conference features:

  • Breakfast Workshop - a Pitch Workshop from 8am to 10 am for food entrepreneurs serious in elevating their elevator pitch to investors. During this workshop we will completely deconstruct your pitch, and work with you on formulating a clean and concise elevator pitch giving the important information that investors NEED to hear to make an educated decision on your company!
  • Networking Lunch
  • After-event Cocktail Party
  • Exhibiting companies with amazing projects to showcase. These companies will give a 2 Minute Elevator Pitch in person to the Panel of Investors during the event. Only fourteen (14) slots left. 
  • Plus: Investor Kit - As an entrepreneur attendee your company brief and contact info will be included in this kit that will be provided to all investor speakers and attendees.



David Drake

Chairman, LDJ Capital and The Soho Loft




Kevin Pianko

Partner, WeiserMazars 



Bruce Lipnick

Bruce Lipnick

CEO and Chairman of the Board of Asset Alliance (Family Office)


jason ason

John Ason

Angel Investor

TrevorNelsonTrevor Nelson

Managing Partner, Alliance Consumer Growth


Gabriele Corcos

Chef and Host, Cooking Channels Extra Virgin


 Ray Payne

Angel Investor Ray Payne, Angel Investor 

alain_bankierAlain Bankier

Angel Investor, New York Angels

jordan_gasparJordan Gaspar

Principal, AccelFoods

sam_klepfishSam Klepfish

CEO, Innovative Food Holdings  


Toan Huynh

Angel Investor, 37 Angels

Kevin McGovernKevin McGovern

Angel Investor

Jim SchultzJim Schultz

Managing Partner, Open Prairie Ventures 

Marit MolinMarit Molin

Principal, Frontier Equities Venture Capital


Kristin Calve

Founder & CEO, Topstone Angels


Kathleen Murray

Chair, Executive Forum Angels

Sam Rubenstein

President, Panacea Capital Advisors, Inc.


Tong Shen

Investment Partner, SOSventures & Food-X


James Prochnow

Shareholder, GreenbergTraurig


David Gitlin

Shareholder, GreenbergTraurig


Derek Denckla

Chairman, NYC LION





    Greenberg Traurig | Greenberg Traurig advises multinational technology, telecommunications, Internet and media companies on the critical legal issues they face in the midst of sweeping technological change. We regularly represent clients in transactions and disputes relating to the procurement, sale, development and protection of their products and services. Our attorneys also advise established companies in various industries wanting to develop new ways of doing business, as well as global, national and regional public and private authorities seeking to procure new information and communications technology products and services.   



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Refund Policy: Up to 14 days before the event, The Soho Loft will issue a refund for the ticket price paid. Up to 5 days before the event a 50% refund will be granted. No refunds will be made available after this date. A substitute attendee may be sent. There are No Refunds or Credits for No-Shows.

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When & Where

My Cooking Party
25 W 26th St
7th Floor (between 6th and Broadway)
New York, NY 10010

Thursday, August 21, 2014 from 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM (EDT)

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