With the announcement of the Grow-NY Food & Agriculture Competition finalists, we’ve been having a lot of conversations about how to best prepare a pitch to potential investors. Whether you’re planning to throw a curveball, a fastball, or just… a regular ball (is that a thing?), there’s a lot of behind-the-scenes prep before taking the mound. If we can be a part of getting the proverbial ball rolling, we want to be part of the team that makes it happen.

Pitch Perfect

By now you probably know one of our favorite things is helping brands put their best foot forward. Over the past couple of months, we’ve been doing all the things; helping build brands, learning about industry trends, and speaking to the community.

So in the spirit of helping each other out, we’re sharing some of our favorite resources:

Scaling Your Innovative Food Startup: Trends and Lessons in Consumer Packaged Goods

Food entrepreneurs entering the consumer packaged goods (CPG) space face unique challenges due to the breadth of this ever-expanding sector. Maureen joined a panel of industry experts to discuss the lessons they’ve learned along the way, including working with investors and advisors to support their companies on the path to national distribution.

40 Questions to Ask Your Mentor

Employees of all levels who work with a mentor reap the benefits of their relationship in higher job satisfaction and success. Like most things, one of the best ways to get the most out of your mentorship is by asking questions!

Get on the TikTok trend and try some corn…that isn’t corn.

Not ready to stop your nail-biting habit? We may not be either with this cheesy polish!

ThredUp partners with Heinz for some exclusive ketchup-stained apparel.

Cold-pressed juice that’s fighting food waste.

Core Values Party Chicken

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