1ST ANNUAL PITCH SLAM


Thursday, Nov 1

1:00pm-6:00pm - Presidio Officers' Club, 50 Moraga Ave, San Francisco

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Thank You Everyone for Joining Us at Our Inaugural Pitch Slam!

 

Announcing the Winners!

  • GRAND PRIZE: Siren Snacks (Elizabeth Giannuzzi)plant-based snacks
  • 2nd PLACE: Tia Lupita Hot Sauce (Hector Saldívar), small batch hot sauce
  • 3rd PLACE: Jiminy’s (Anne Carlson)cricket-protein dog treats

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The Pitch Slam Finalists!

Special KUDOS to all the Finalists who pitched! They were all engaging and showed their entrepreneurial passion and commitment to their natural product brands.

Special Guests

  • LISA CURTIS: Innovative Founder & CEO of Kuli Kuli, the first brand to introduce the green superfood moringa to the U.S. Market
  • CHEF CHEW: Founder of Something Better Foods, which is radically changing how we eat with its Better Than Meat vegan products

The Judges

  • JOHN FORAKER: Co-Founder & CEO, Once Upon a Farm
  • LISA CURTIS: Founder & CEO, Kuli Kuli
  • WAYNE WU: Managing Director & Partner, VMG Partners
  • KAREN IVANIS-ROGERS: Director of Business Ventures, Albertsons

The Prizes!

  • GRAND PRIZE:
    • $5K cash
    • Booth at 2019 Natural Products Expo West (compliments of New Hope Network)
    • Opportunity to pitch at the 2019 Natural Products Expo West Pitch Slam (compliments of New Hope Network)
    • Suite of professional services valued at $10K
    • (10) Naturally Bay Area individual annual memberships  
  • 2ND PLACE:
    • Suite of professional services valued at $10K
    • (10) Naturally Bay Area individual annual memberships  
  • 3RD PLACE:
    • Suite of professional services valued at $5K
    • (10) Naturally Bay Area individual annual membership

Event Details

  • The 2018 Naturally Bay Area event was sold out!
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  • DATE:  Thursday, November 1, 2018 – 1:00pm-6:00pm
  • LOCATION: Presidio Officers’ Club – Ortega Ballroom (2nd Floor) at The Presidio Main Post,
    50 Moraga Ave, San Francisco, CA 94129
  • FURTHER EVENT DETAILS: Click here.

Thank You to our Sponsors!

A SPECIAL THANK YOU TO ALL OUR SPONSORS! We are grateful for your support to Naturally Bay Area and our growing community.