Event Details


Shutters on the Beach  |  1 Pico Blvd. Santa Monica, CA 90405  |

Date: February 7th, 2017

Contact Person:  Curtis Estes  |  curtis.estes@gmail.com  |  310.903.5088

Tentative Agenda [subject to change; details and speakers will be added]

7:45 am:
Check-in. Breakfast will be available.

8:30 – 9:15 am:
Founders Panel “Learning From Food Industry Leaders”
Moderator: Josh Wand, Founder of ForceBrands, BevForce, FoodForce

·      Tom Bilyeu, Founder of Quest Bar
·      Mark Rampolla, Founder of Zico
·      Caue Suplicy, Founder of Barnana
·      Sean Kelly, Founder of SnackNation
·      Livio Bisterzo, Founder of Hippeas

9:15 – 930 am :
Coffee & Networking Break

930am – 10 am:
Advisors Panel “Key Advice Every Food Founder Should Know”
·     Curtis Estes, Wealth Management & Estate Planning Advisor, Northwestern Mutual
·     Katy Spillers, Corporate Counsel to Emerging Brands, Greenberg Glusker
·     Margaret Shanley, Principal, Transaction Services Practice Leader, CohnReznick
·     Zach Kuperman, Senior Vice President, HUB Insurance
·     Janica Lane, Managing Director, Piper Jaffray Investment Banking

10:00am – 10:15am:
Coffee & Networking Break

10:15am – 11:00am:
Investors Panel (PE and Strategic) “How to Finance & Grow Your Food Company”
·     Josh Goldin, Founder of Alliance Consumer Growth (ACG)
·     Jordan Gaspar, Founder of Accel Foods
·     John Haugen, General Mills’ 301 Inc.
·     Gareth Asten, Parter, Acre Ventures
·     Moderated by: Janica Lane, Managing Director, Piper Jaffray

11:00-11:30: Networking

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