Connect with investors at Expo West

Connect with investors at Expo West

Learn from seasoned industry executives and entrepreneurs how to connect with investors and raise capital at the NCN education event.

Learn from seasoned industry executives and successful entrepreneurs how to effectively connect with investors and raise capital - or even complete an exit - for your business. At the NCN education event at Expo West, a team of industry experts from NCN and PCGA, plus a high caliber panel, including the CEOs/founders of ZICO Beverages, Corazonas Foods, Revelry Brands and a Director of veb/Coca-Cola will share best practices and industry trends.

"From Financing to Exit - Successful Strategies for Connecting with Investors" will feature:

• Recent market and financing trends, transactions and prices paid, in the nutrition and health & wellness space
• A Panel discussion with industry investors and growth companies that have successfully raised capital
• An orientation for investors in the audience seeking to make contact with companies of interest at Expo West

As in previous years, registered investors will receive a list of exhibiting companies currently seeking capital and who can be contacted on the show floor.
Expo West exhibiting companies currently seeking investment or an exit, and who would like to be included on this list, may provide their company information at

Seasoned industry experts on the panel include:
Mark Rampolla, founder and CEO, ZICO Beverages. Mark has raised over $40MM in 8 years from angels and strategic to fuel ZICO’s growth.

Ramona Cappello, CEO, Corazonas Foods. Ramona raised $15 million dollars over 6 years at Corazonas Foods before selling the company in 2012.

Matthew Mitchell, director of business development, veb. Matthew has been involved as an investor in industry transactions totaling $2 billion over 15 years.

Brendan Synnott, founder, Revelry Brands. Brendan has invested $15M in 5 up-and-coming brands, in addition to raising $5 for Bear Naked before selling it in 2007.

Industry experts providing market update include:
Janica Lane, partner, Partnership Capital Growth
Grant Ferrier, CEO and cofounder, Nutrition Capital Network
Tom Aarts, principal and cofounder, Nutrition Capital Network

NCN Investor Forum at Expo West 2013
Friday, March 8, 2013, 1.00-3.30 pm
Platinum Room 1, Anaheim Marriott
across from Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim, Calif.

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