Kraft Heinz and Startups
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Kraft Heinz and Startups

Kraft Heinz and Startups

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General Assembly Chicago

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Startups are developing ground-breaking technology and solutions at a breakneck pace. While the startups may have a grasp on their ideas, they may struggle when they venture out to pitch their product/company to potential corporate partners. One of those marketers, Tom O’Keefe, Innovation Manager at The Kraft Heinz Company, will be in Chicago this December to speak about the dance between startups and corporations, on how to make the most of your pitch, and what you can do to sell your technology to potential corporate partners.

Brands+Startups has partnered with The Kraft Heinz Company, for pizza, beer, and great networking. Join our Meetup on Monday, December 5, to hear from Tom O’Keefe, Innovation Manager at The Kraft Heinz Company, as he shares valuable insights from a marketer's perspective. The Kraft Heinz Company is a $27.4 billion multinational global food and beverage powerhouse dedicated to the sustainable health of our people and our planet. The Company’s iconic brands include Kraft, Heinz, ABC, Capri Sun, Classico, Jell-O, Kool-Aid, Lunchables, Maxwell House, Ore-Ida, Oscar Mayer, Philadelphia, Planters, Plasmon, Quero, Weight Watchers Smart Ones and Velveeta. Tom has worked with startups and brings his experience to work on various parts of The Kraft Heinz Company.

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  • How to tell if you are prepared to do business with a corporation
  • Why corporations want to do business with startups
  • What are the best ways to get a corporation’s attention
  • What happens after the pitch and work starts
  • The best and worst startup pitches


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About Our Speaker

Biography coming soon.

About Us

Brands+Startups™ is a post-accelerator "finishing school" that helps startups learn how to pitch to multinational corporations. We offer this as part of our mission to foster economic development within the high-tech startup community in the Heartland of America. Brands+Startups is organized by Heartland Mobile, a Chicago-based non-profit. We are 100% run by volunteers.

About Our Partner

The Kraft Heinz Company is the fifth-largest food and beverage company in the world. A globally trusted producer of delicious foods, The Kraft Heinz Company provides high quality, great taste and nutrition for all eating occasions whether at home, in restaurants or on the go.

About Our Host Sponsor

General Assembly is a pioneer in education and career transformation, specializing in today’s most in-demand skills. What began as a co-working space in 2011 has since grown into a global learning experience with campuses in 15 cities and over 25,000 graduates worldwide. As individuals and companies struggle to compete in an increasingly technological economy, General Assembly provides award-winning, dynamic training to close the global skills gap. For more information, visit go to https://generalassemb.ly/about.


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