VEGPRENEUR Pitch Night Recap - September 2019

Winner Zachary Whitman of GrowSquares

Winner Zachary Whitman of GrowSquares

On September 12th, 2019, some of NYC's finest plant-based businesses pitched to a panel of investors and advisors from New Crop Capital, Big Idea Ventures, and others at Betaworks Studios!


Yardè Skincare
Pooch-Crunch (formerly P-nuff Crunch)
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Abby Lyall

Program Director for Big Idea Ventures' NYC accelerator, where she focuses on identifying top plant-based and alternative protein companies for investment and helping founders grow and scale their businesses. 

David Benzaquen

Founder and CEO of Ocean Hugger Foods. He also serves as an adviser to multiple food accelerators venture capital funds and startups.

Jay Karandikar

Venture Partner at New Crop Capital, his main role is performing due diligence on potential investments and managing relationships with portfolio companies.


Audience Choice Winner

GrowsSquares- Zachary Whitman, Founder



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