NCN XXII: Spring Investor Meeting

May 9-10, 2018
Metropolitan Pavilion
125 W 18th St, New York, NY 10011

Investors and strategic CPGs will hear business plan presentations from 20 nutrition and health & wellness companies seeking capital. Presenters represent categories in natural & organic foods, functional foods, supplements, ingredients & technology, personal care and household goods, and related technology solutions.

See the highlights from NCN XXII



Day One (Wednesday, May 9)

The Health & Wellness Investor Forum will include a comprehensive view of recent transactions and trends in the nutrition space, expert panels on industry topics, and presentations by NCN alumni. This is followed by a Welcome Reception and Networking.


9:30AM—12:00PM Presenter Orientation
This pitch lab is an opportunity for presenters to connect with one another and gain actionable feedback from industry experts before they take the stage on Day 2. 


12:00PM Registration Opens

1:00—1:20PM Nutrition Capital Network Introduction and Welcome

1:20—2:00PM Investment Banker Report Q1-Q2 2018: Whipstitch Capital

2:00—2:25PM Keynote

2:25—2:40PM Natural & Organic in 2018: The Factors Fueling Growth and What to Expect for Tomorrow

2:40—3:30PM Funding the Future: The Power of Investment with Impact

3:30—3:50PM Networking Break

3:50—4:30PM Innovative Models for Early-Stage Investment

4:30—5:00PM Alumni Showcase

5:00—5:30PM Closing Keynote

5:30—7:00PM Welcome Reception and Networking


Day Two (Thursday, May 10)

Companies professionally sourced and coached by NCN will present business plans, followed by one-on-one in breakout sessions with investors and sponsors scheduled onsite.

7:00AM Registration Opens

7:00—8:00AM Breakfast

8:00—8:10AM Welcome

8:10—10:00AM Presentations – 10+ companies sourced and primed by NCN, present business plans at 10-minute intervals

10:00—10:30AM Refreshment and Networking Break

10:30AM—12:00PM Presentations – 10+ companies sourced and primed by NCN, present business plans at 10-minute intervals

12:00—1:00PM Lunch

1:30—5:30PM Breakout sessions: Investors, sponsors and presenting companies meet one-on-one in breakout sessions scheduled onsite.

5:30—7:00PM Cocktails and Networking


Investors may register here or inquire by reaching out to Grant Ferrier at 619-295-7685 x15. Investor attendance requires registration and payment of $2,500. Cornerstone Investor membership allows multiple entries to all NCN investor meetings, as well as access to dealflow, transaction, trend and market data. Individuals, angels and small family funds may qualify for a discount.

Presenter applications are closed. Apply here to be considered for future Investor meeting. For any questions, please contact Mike Dovbish at (415) 254-1116.

NCN XXII Presenting Company Snapshots:

$3-5 million quinoa based snack foods
$4-5 million clinically backed protein formulations
$5-10 million frozen fruit snacks
$3-5 mil fresh hummus manufacturer with a 15 month shelf life
Biotechnology company committed to research, development, manufacturing and distribution of scientifically validated natural molecules
$2-3 million plant-based, non-GMO, gluten-free snacks and food ingredients
$2-3 million line of organic plant-based products made from TigerNuts
Plant based frozen ice cream and yogurt
$5-7 million natural sweeteners and other products
Developer of the first phage-based acne product
$2-3 million in effective, safe skin protection products made with natural ingredients
First-to-market freeze-dried Hass avocado snack
$3-5 million roasted pulse snacks with a line of roasted chickpea and green pea snacks
Inventor/manufacturer of culinary-grade, organic, plant- and vegetable-based portable snacks & condiments
$2-4 million RTD super coffee with lactose-free coconut oil whitener
$2-3 vertically integrated superfood powder with probiotics and pops with chia, quinoa, rice and probiotics
$5-7 million in functional chocolate drops for kids and adults; multi, probiotic, calm, sleep, etc.
Vertically integrated pepper, condiment, ethnic, and hot sauce manufacturer
$4-6 mil zero sugar, zero sweetener, zero calorie, zero sodium, USDA flavored water line for kids
$20-25 mil fresh, healthy meal delivery company

The Venue

Metropolitan Pavilion
125 W 18th St, New York, NY 10011

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