Thank you Sign In to enter it. This live web event has ended. Thank you for attending. Contributors Lou Cooperhouse Lou Cooperhouse is Executive Director and a founder of the Rutgers University Food Innovation Center (FIC), a globally recognized food business incubator and economic development accelerator program of the New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station (NJAES) at Rutgers University. Jagruti Bhikha Jagruti Bhikha is an angel investor and co-founder of Wingpact, global community of investors and entrepreneurs whose vision is to create a more gender inclusive world. She is also co-author of Impact With Wings: Stories to Inspire and Mobilize Women Angel Investors and Entrepreneurs. Steve DeBretto Steve DeBretto is Executive Director of the Industrial Council of Nearwest Chicago, founding partner company of The Hatchery Chicago. The Hatchery is a food incubator that will provide dedicated production facilities to growth-stage food and beverage companies, as well as advising, mentorship, and connections to capital and corporate partnerships. Ryan Alberts Ryan Alberts is the Finance Director at Bias and Blind Spots, a venture capital group that nurtures dominant independent food & beverage brands. By aligning capital, resources, and leverage via equity line sponsorship, founders earn out investors as risk profiles and capital is reallocated over time. Andrew Ive Andrew Ive is the Managing Director and Partner of Food-X, the first international business accelerator program focused on launching food-related ventures with a multi-stage long term venture capital fund parent, SOSV. Garry Golden Moderator Garry Golden is a professionally trained Futurist who works across broad range of industries and is currently serving on the Institute of Food Technologists’ Think Tank.