Inside Track: Boot Camp Education To Jumpstart Your Business

Boot Camp is a special educational series geared towards startup food and beverage companies. Hear from industry experts on topics like fundraising, formulation, operations, branding, marketing, and sales and distribution strategy. Walk away with valuable insights that will help you level up your brand amongst both consumers and industry gatekeepers. 

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FOUNDER & CEO, CAULIPOWER

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CO-FOUNDER, BIGR VENTURES

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What are some of the best ways to attract investors? Some of the biggest names in food and beverage tell us how category, brand story, relationship building, and business strategy play into their decision. Learn what moves the needle for venture capitalists, what they look for in both a brand and founder, and how they expect brand partnerships to function.

Fundraising: How to Choose the Right Investment Partners

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On every trip to the store, consumers are faced with hundreds of choices and as a food brand, you only have a few seconds to make an impression. From your unique value proposition to your consumers’ buying behavior, every piece of data can help you to create your brand story. In this session, Pulp & Wire founder Taja Dockendorf shares how you can develop the most important aspects of your brand: curating your audience, developing compliant product packaging, and crafting the right product message for your audience that will convert more sales.

Cut Through the Noise with These Branding Strategies and Trends

Inside Track: Boot Camp Education To Jumpstart Your Business

Be guided through a lesson on ways pricing and margin interact, supply-chain hotspots that can bring up the cost of ingredients and manufacturing, and how best to plan for in-store promotional costs and to deploy those promotions most effectively. Entrepreneurs who can stay on top of margin, COGS, and trade spend will be better prepared to build a business that can sustain itself and grow.

The Elements of Pricing: Efficiency in Manufacturing

Jeff Grogg, Managing Director, JPG Resources

Although investing in demand planning can feel like a low priority, it can lead to greater success down the road. Shastri Mahedeo, CEO of Unioncrate (and a former beverage brand founder himself), shares why neglecting demand planning early on can lead to overspending, less effective negotiating power with suppliers, and decreased customer service levels. Learn what demand planning entails and how to go beyond the numbers to properly forecast and maintain efficient supply chain operations.

Demand Planning: Why it’s Crucial for Brands of All Sizes

Liquid Death rapidly made headlines and captured a loyal consumer base through evocative, heavy metal-themed marketing. A one-on-one talk with founder and CEO Mike Cessario about how brands can take a niche and build beyond it through evocative marketing.

Brand growth can often mean moving from a commercial kitchen to contract manufacturing, but with growth there are often growing pains. Operations expert Amy Usiak of JPG Resources explains the unique challenges that brands often face when trying to scale. Learn how to examine your ingredients, formula, packaging, shelf life, and brand claims to determine what is important to the identity of your brand and where you can cut costs.

Successfully Scale Your Brand: How to Increase Sales & Decrease Costs

Virtually Live 2020: Branding and Marketing with Liquid Death

Mike Cessario, CEO, Liquid Death

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Fundraising: How to Choose the Right Investment Partners

Successfully Scale Your Brand: How to Increase Sales 
& Decrease Costs

Although investing in demand planning can feel like a low priority, it can lead to greater success down the road. Shastri Mahedeo, CEO of Unioncrate (and a former beverage brand founder himself), shares why neglecting demand planning early on can lead to overspending, less effective negotiating power with suppliers, and decreased customer service levels. Learn what demand planning entails and how to go beyond the numbers to properly forecast and maintain efficient supply chain operations.

Demand Planning: Why it’s Crucial for Brands of All Sizes

On every trip to the store, consumers are faced with hundreds of choices and as a food brand, you only have a few seconds to make an impression. From your unique value proposition to your consumers’ buying behavior, every piece of data can help you to create your brand story. In this session, Pulp & Wire founder Taja Dockendorf shares how you can develop the most important aspects of your brand: curating your audience, developing compliant product packaging, and crafting the right product message for your audience that will convert more sales.

Cut Through the Noise with these Branding Strategies and Trends

Gain Instant Access To all 16 Episodes and The Entire BevNET & Nosh Archive

  • Fundraising: How to Choose the Right Investment Partners
  • Marketing with an Audience First Approach
  • Merchandising to Win In-Store
  • Broker and Sales Agency Management
  • Grocery Online in 2021 and Beyond
  • Ecomm for Beverage
  • Packaging Decisions: Food
  • Packaging Decisions: Beverage
  • Beverage Operations
  • Successfully Scale Your Brand: How to Increase Sales & Decrease Costs
  • Thinking Like a Branding Agency
  • Branding: Beverage
  • BevNET & NOSH Boot Camp 2021: Trademarks
  • Demand Planning: Why it’s Crucial for Brands of All Sizes
  • Cut Through the Noise with These Branding Strategies and Trends
  • Elements of Channel Strategy

Every week we add unique content to keep you informed through brand showcases, category close-ups, hard hitting conversations, interactive discussions, and 1:1 investor meet ups.

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