Elevator Talk gives founders the opportunity to introduce their brand to the industry. Leaders from up-and-coming food and beverage brands provide a quick pitch to share their story and receive feedback from an industry expert. Meet the founders behind the hottest brands hitting the market and hear their plans to stand out on shelves.

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Co-Host Takeaways

In terms of check size, we typically see investments in a brand between $5,000,000 of trailing sales up to $100,000,000 million of trailing sales, and we can be flexible in what kind of checks we are writing and the structures around those.”

Jordan Weitz

Invester • Monogram Capital Partners
Episode 60

Partnering with an investor is an incredibly important and serious decision to make. You don’t really get do overs, so you want to make sure the people that you partner with have similar values to you, think about the growth of your business in a similar way to you, and will be the right partner for you in the next phase of your journey."

Alex Sonageri

Investor • VMG Partners
Episode 61

It’s a pretty uncertain time right now, and to maximize the health of the company, it makes sense to pull back on spend to ensure you have cash for 2023 and prepare for raising a higher multiple. Prioritize longevity over growth.”

Julianne Hummelberg

Vice President • PowerPlant Partners
Episode 58

Pitch Your Brand on Elevator Talk

Showcase your brand to the industry by giving a 5-minute pitch and answering questions from industry experts. Receive advice, generate awareness, and walk away with actionable insights for overcoming obstacles and growing your business.