Q&A with Pop Up Grocer’s Emily Schildt

Emily is the Founder of Pop Up Grocer, a traveling pop-up grocery store showcasing the most exciting new brands in CPG and food and beverage. Tell us how you came to found the Pop Up Grocer? I’ve worked in the CPG space, in food and beverage specifically, for the entirety of my career. And I’veContinue reading “Q&A with Pop Up Grocer’s Emily Schildt”

‘Culture Shock’

An in-depth examination of the cultured meat industry, and why now is the time to invest. *Note, this post was originally written in late July 2020, and will constantly be iterated as I learn more about this awesome space. Cultured…What? To put it simply, cell-cultured (or cell-cultivated) meat are meat products that are identical atContinue reading “‘Culture Shock’”

Q&A with Wildtype Food’s Justin Kolbeck

Justin Kolbeck is the Co-founder & CEO of Wildtype Foods, a cell-based meat and seafood company. Briefly introduce us to Wildtype and your journey to founding the company.  We started Wildype in 2016 and were in the first generation of cell cultured meat and seafood companies.  It started off as just the two of us,Continue reading “Q&A with Wildtype Food’s Justin Kolbeck”

Q&A with CircleUp’s Joe Hovde

Joe Hovde is an equity analytics data scientist at CircleUp, a venture capital firm and technology platform focused on consumer goods. Briefly explain to us the responsibilities of your current role.  I work as a data analyst on our internal VC fund. I sit within the venture group and serve as the liaison between theContinue reading “Q&A with CircleUp’s Joe Hovde”

Q&A with The Farmer’s Dog’s Michael Goldman

Michael Goldman was the second hire at The Farmer’s Dog, a 100% human-grade dog food subscription service. Pet food is a really large market and it’s not a winner-take-all industry.  With something that is so personal like pet food, there can be a lot of players, each having a unique conversation with customers. Every dog ownerContinue reading “Q&A with The Farmer’s Dog’s Michael Goldman”