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Springdale | Pillsbury: “Food Industry Disruption and Innovation Join us as we ask our expert roundtable about food industry trends stemming from COVID-19”
We discuss topics such as:
What trends are seeing a huge increase as a result of the pandemic? Which trends do you think will stick?
How have the supply chains in the meat industry affected the plant-based industry such as alternative proteins? What about hybrid products?
What do you see in the D2C market? Do you think services such as Blue Apron and others will maintain the increase they have seen during the pandemic?
What affects do you think political and geopolitical dynamics will have on the food industry as a whole?
Is packaging more of a focus now, because D2C is growing?
Lessons from 100 Brands: “Ep 001: Genevieve Gilbreath, Springdale Ventures & Emily Kealey, Naturally Austin”
Springdale | Consumer VC: “Dan Graham (Springdale Ventures) – How He Scaled buildasign.com to over $100 million, The Opportunity He Saw Investing in CPG in Austin, and the Differences Analyzing DTC and Retail Brands”
I’d like to thank Adelle Archer for introducing me to today’s guest Dan Graham, one of the co-founders and General partners of Springdale Ventures. Some of their investments include Eterneva, Literati, and Beatbox beverages. Previously, Dan co-founded BuildASign.com in 2005 and grew it to an over $100 million dollar CPG, Ecommerce business that was purchased by Cimpress (VistaPrint) in 2018 for $280M. This episode we talk all things Austin and CPG – the opportunity he saw to form Spingdale, why he didn’t need to fundraise when building Buildasign.com and how he thinks about brand in relation to ecommerce and retail.
Co-founders of the innovative hemp elixir brand Lumen, Kris Taylor and Yasir Hashim, believe that healthy soil creates the foundation for healthy food and healthy people as a result. And it all starts with regenerative agriculture: farming practices that aim to restore the health of our broken ecosystems and improve our food system as well.
Having been best friends since middle school, Kris and Yasir have both always been passionate about discovering ways to make a difference in the world around them. Leaving acceptances to medical school behind, the two have a firm belief that food is medicine and the future of food begins with empowering small American farmers and their communities.
Cece’s Noodle Co. | The Produce Moms Podcast: Episode 26: Creating the Perfect Veggie Noodle with Mason Arnold, Founder of Cece’s Veggie Co.
“One of our top priorities is how we can shift components of our plate to make them more nutrient dense and to bring in more of these under consumed vegetables into our daily diets. This product is a turn-key solution.”
Eterneva | The Conumer VC: “40. Adelle Archer (Eterneva) – From Ashes To Diamonds, A New Way To Honor Loved Ones and Experience Innovation”
Adelle Archer is the founder of Eterneva, which celebrates remarkable lives by making diamonds from Ashes. Eterneva was featured on Shark Tank, in which Mark Cuban joined other incredible angels and VCs as an investor. This episode focuses in the end of life space.