THE SCHEDULE

DOORS OPEN AT 9 AM | spring studio, 50 varick st. New York, ny


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+ 9:30 - 10:00 AM | OPENING KEYNOTE

Growing your company requires funding — but getting that funding isn’t easy. Even if you can get in front of potential investors, how do you get them to take a chance on you? Learn from top investors the trends they’re seeing in the industry, what grabs their attention, and what would entice them to make you an offer.



+ TRACK A - 10:00 - 10:40 AM | Buying Beauty: How to Attract Top Retailers

  • Speakers Include:
    • Tara Foley, Founder & CEO, Follain
    • Jennifer Coccaro, Global Senior Category Manager, Whole Foods

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+ TRACK B - 10:00 - 10:40 AM | Founder Stories - Forging A New Frontier

Founder stories have the unique ability to connect, inspire and educate. Our founders will discuss their genesis story and how they became successful entrepreneurs and authorities in their industries. They'll also discuss what it's like to create businesses in new verticals where there may be limited consumer education.

+ TRACK A - 10:40 - 11:20 AM | Innovations: The Evolution of Beauty

  • Speakers Include
    • Suveen Sahib, Founder & CEO, Aquis
    • Giorgos Tsetis, Founder, Nutrafol

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+ TRACK B - 10:40 - 11:20 AM | A Shelf for Every Product: Finding the Right Retailer

+ TRACK A - 11:20 AM - 12:00 PM | SUCCESS THROUGH SUSTAINABILITY

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+ TRACK B - 11:20 AM - 12:00 PM | BUILDING BLOCKS: KEY WAYS TO BUILD YOUR BUSINESS

+ 12:00 - 12:30 PM | MID-Day FIRESIDE CHAT

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+ 12:30 - 3:30 PM | NETWORKING & DEMOS IN THE DISCOVERY LOUNGE



+ 3:30 - 4:00 PM | CLOSING KEYNOTE



+ 4:00 - 4:15 PM | CLOSING THANK YOU'S



+ 7:00 - 10:00 PM | VIP DINNER INVITE ONLY