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 20-25 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.



Day One (Wednesday, May 9)

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

9:30AM—12:00PM Presenter Orientation

12:00PM Registration Opens

1:00 – 1:20PM Nutrition Capital Network Introduction + 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 – 3:25PM Funding the Future

3:25 – 3:45PM Break

3:45 – 4:30PM Strategic Investor Panel

4:30 – 5:15PM Alumni Showcase

5:15—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 Break

10:30AM—1:00PM Presentations – 10+ companies sourced and primed by NCN, present business plans at 10-minute intervals

1:00—2:00PM 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 and 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 mil 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 mil plant-based, nonGMO, gluten-free snacks and food ingredients
$2-3 mil Variety of organic plant-based products made from TigerNuts
Plant based frozen ice cream and yogurt
$5-7 million natural sweeteners and other products
$5-7 mil Mass Media driven DTC Bone Broth, Collagen Protein Powder, Collagen Coffee and Snacks
Developer of the first phage-based acne product
$2-3 million in effective, safe skin protection products made with natural ingredients
Science-based company for Internal Health with pin-prick gut microbiome molecular analysis blood test
$7-10 non dairy milk alternative
First-to-market freeze-dried Hass avocado snack
$3-5 mil roasted pulse snacks including a line of roasted chickpea snacks and roasted green pea snacks (Pea Pops).
FRECIOUS (brand) invents and manufactures organic, plant-based snacks
$3-5 mil Hemp Infused Flavored Water first to Market Organic,Vegan, and Natural
$2-4 million super coffee
$2-3 vertically integrated superfood products

The Venue

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

Nearby Hotel Options

Dream Hotel 
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Hampton Inn Manhattan – Chelsea
New York Edition Hotel 
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