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HBAN Food Investor Forum

By hban.org , Wednesday, 17th April 2019 | 0 comments
Filed under: Angel, 2019.

HBAN will hold the first Food Investor Forum of 2019 on 21st May in Dublin . The half-day event will bring together current HBAN Food Syndicate Investors, other HBAN Investors interested in the food sector and New Investors interested in getting involved in food investing. It will also bring together other key stakeholders in the food industry including Kerry Group, Finistere (a later stage US and Irish Food and Agtech focused VC), and leaders of successful scaled Food companies to share their market insights and experience. A selection of 4 food sector entrepreneurs from across the broad food supply chain (from production, packaging and distribution) will pitch to investors to raise investment.

To register for this event please click here

Focus of Proposed Food Investor Forum

This half day event will have 3 strands/pillars

  • Insights- Key national stakeholders in the broad Irish food industry giving their insights into the current state of innovation the food, food supply chain and agtech, and the international opportunities for Irish businesses in this space
  • Pitching- 4 companies active in the food & beverage sector pitching for investment
  • Funding for the food sector in Ireland - A facilitated group discussion with a cross section of investors on their insights into the pathways to successfully raising investment and scaling food production and food supply chain businesses internationally

About the HBAN Food Syndicate

The is an all island group of experienced investors from the food , drink, food supply chain and wider agritech sectors. The syndicate is interested in investing in truly innovative companies in the sectors mentioned above. These companies have a strong focus on export from an early stage, usually with early sales traction from key industry buyers.  In addition to capital investment, the syndicate members bring significant know-how in scaling international businesses from across the food industry spectrum 



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