VEGPRENEUR Pitch Night Recap

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On April 3rd, 2019, some of NYC's finest plant-based businesses pitched to a panel of investors and advisors from New Crop Capital, PlantBased Solutions, and others at Betaworks Studios!


Startups That Pitched

Pleese Foods

Cofounders- Kobi and Abev Regev 

Sweet Nova

Caroline Tseng, Founder + CEO

New Farmers

Jonas Guenther, CEO and Co-founder 

Veda Health

Smrita Choubey, Founder & CEO of Veda Health


Miriam Kwietniewska, Co-Founder and CMO of Eat MUD

Samuel Friedman, Co-Founder and CEO of Eat MUD


The Investors and Advisors

Terry Romero

In addition contributing to magazines such as Bust and VegNews and has consulted for various food start-ups, is head of the food vertical at Kickstarter, and is the program manager for the Food-X food startup accelerator

David Benzaquen

Founder and CEO of PlantBased Solutions 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

(Winner of a Gift Card from Orchard Grocer)

Sweet Nova - Caroline Tseng, Founder + CEO

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