In its 8th year, FamilyFarmed’s Good Food Financing & Innovation Conference is the Midwest’s premier event for thought leaders, innovators, stakeholders and entrepreneurs to learn, connect, cultivate ideas and drive innovation in Chicago’s booming Good Food landscape. Businesses in FamilyFarmed’s network, which includes the Good Food Accelerator, have generated over $50 million in financing.
Insightful presentations and panel discussions, a live pitch competition, dynamic networking and a Financing Fair will make up this year’s Good Food Financing & Innovation Conference.
Panel: Good Food is a Good Deal: Investor Insights
Investors share insights on why Good Food is good for the planet, good for people and good for business.
Marianne Markowitz (moderator), Managing Director, CIBC Bank USA
Pete Wilkins, Managing Director, Hyde Park Angels
Chuck Templeton, Managing Director, Seed 2 Growth (S2G) Ventures; founder, Open Table; former Chairman, GrubHub
Lauren Rosenthal, Co-Founder and Executive Committee Member, SLoFIG (Sustainable Local Food Investment Group)
Mark Thomann, Co-Founder, Spiral Sun Ventures
Andrew Bluestein, Managing Partner, Bluestein & Associates