https://generalassemb.ly/education/cabin-fever-the-future-of-food/boston/34176 General Assembly Downtown
125 Summer Street
Boston, Massachusetts 02110
Alcohol, Business, Date Idea, Festivals & Fairs, Food, Innovation, Lectures & Conferences, Meetup, Tech
About This Event
Escape the winter blues at General Assembly with Cabin Fever – a weeklong event series celebrating the startups + entrepreneurs that make Boston great.
Day 1 we are pairing up with Branchfood and local food entrepreneurs, investors and executives who are helping pave the future of the food industry.
Why It Matters?
Emerging technologies are disrupting how local food is produced, sourced, distributed, and consumed — paving the way for new business ideas, challenges, and emerging trends.
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About the Experts
Business Reporter, Boston Globe Media
Janelle Nanos is a reporter in the Business section, where she writes about ideas, people, and businesses that drive Boston’s innovation economy. She has previously worked at Boston Magazine, National Geographic Traveler, and New York Magazine, and she currently teaches a class in magazine writing at Boston College. Her work has appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, among other publications. She is a Senior Fellow at the Schuster Institute for Investigative Journalism.
Lauren Abda is the founder of Branchfood, an organization of food startups that believes innovation will fix our broken food system. Her work is focused on highlighting local, national, and international food initiatives through events and social media and also aggregates resources for food entrepreneurs to help their food businesses grow.
About Our Partners
MassChallenge is the most startup-friendly accelerator on the planet. No equity and not-for-profit, we are obsessed with helping entrepreneurs across any industry. We also reward the highest-impact startups through a competition to win a portion of several million dollars in equity-free cash awards. Through our global network of accelerators in Boston, London, Jerusalem, Geneva, Mexico City and unrivaled access to our corporate partners, we can have a massive impact -- driving growth and creating value the world over. Learn more and apply here! 2017 applications close March 28th!
Branchfood is the premier platform for food innovators in New England. We provide convenient workspace in downtown Boston, events that highlight innovation, and business services to our members.