Plant-Based Entrepreneur Community

Upcoming Events


VEGPRENEUER Presents: Startup Pitch Night

September 12, 2019 (6:30-9:00 PM) @ Betaworks Studios, NYC

Come see NYC's finest plant-based businesses pitch to a panel of investors. Investor judges will be announced shortly!

Apply to pitch by September 1, 2019 below!



 Past Events


Panel: Starting A Plant-Based Food Business

May 18, 2019 @ NYC Vegetarian Food Festival


  • Marty of Marty’s V Burger

  • Kellie Shoten of Kaari Foods

  • Aaron Kinnari of FLT Bar

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Vegpreneur Presents: Startup Pitch Night

April 18, 2019 @ Betaworks Studios, NYC


  • David Benzaquen, PlantBased Solutions

  • Terry Romero, Food-X

  • Jay Karandikar, Stray Dog Capital

Prize Sponsor: Orchard Grocer

Presenting Companies:

  • Pleese Foods

  • Sweet Nova

  • Eat Mud

  • New Farmers

  • Veda Health



Panel: Conversations with Vegan Restaurateurs

February 26, 2019 @ P.S. Kitchen, NYC


  • April Tam Smith: Co-Founder of P.S. Kitchen

  • Danny Carabano: Co-Owner of VSpot

  • Tomer Versano: Co-Owner of Terri

  • Craig Cochran: Co-Founder of P.S. Kitchen and Blackbird Foods



Panel: Conversations on Plant-Based Entrepreneurship

November 14, 2018 @ V-Spot, NYC


  • David Benzaquen, CEO and Founder of Ocean Hugger Foods and PlantBased Solutions

  • Sugandh G. Agrawal, CEO and Founder of GUNAS

  • Michaela Grob, Founder and Owner of Riverdel


  • Michael Harren, Composer, Author, Pianist, Educator, Peformer, and host of MikeyPod podcast