It may be completely cliche, but every time spring rolls around it feels like the start of new beginnings and exciting moves. This month we’re talking to all the people starting out with big ideas and even bigger dreams. We’ve been around this track too, and know it’s nice to have someone to pump up your tires, fuel your tank, and celebrate with you when you see that checkered flag.

Preparing to Build a Pitch-Winning Investor Deck

Startups and scaling organizations create investor decks as a visual aid to highlight their growing business and attract supporters. Our team works often with these organizations to build effective pitch decks to win competitions and investment deals, and we’re telling you all we know on our blog!

Grow NY 2022!

The application window for year four of the Grow-NY food and agriculture business competition is May 16 through July 1, 2022.

The program welcomes applications from innovators in the food, beverage, and agriculture sectors from across the globe to compete for the $1 million top prize.

Going the Distance. 

We’re going the distance with a trifecta of exciting events this coming month. Our winning lap includes the Summer Fancy Food Show in NYC, a showcase of thousands of specialty food and beverage products from U.S. and international makers. Maureen hits her stride as she joins the judging panel of the MARL Startup Studio pitch competition on June 16 and she’ll round the pole toward Upstate Capital Association of NY’s Future of Food event, where she’ll speak on Trends & Resources on June 29.

Micro-farms in big kitchens.

Heinz ketchup is making a sustainable, paper bottle.

Step aside, edibles.

Bring back the Taco Bell pizza. But make it a musical.

Positive impact: a carbon-negative protein.

Core Values Party Chicken

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