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Connecting active investors and curated health and nutrition companies.

We facilitate and foster curated deal flow with a combination of events, unique databases, and year-round networking.

Our community includes:

Early stage and high-growth presenting companies representing all facets of the industry, including ingredient technologies, natural, organic and functional foods, foodtech, the microbiome, supplements, personal care and related technology solutions

Active health and nutrition focused investors (angel investors, family offices, venture capital, private equity, corporate investors, debt providers and others)

Selection Committee Members with industry expertise, many of whom are active angel investors

Engaged service provider sponsors

We work to elevate diverse founders along with dedicated content on diversity and inclusion at our events, providing a year-round community platform while fostering meaningful connections.

Our Events

All 2022 in-person events will have hybrid elements, giving our community the option to experience the event via our virtual platform.
Event formats may change given local health and safety guidelines.

The NCN Fall Investor Meeting of 2022 sparked lasting relationships for brands in the health and nutrition industry.

Watch the event recap to dive into this annual event in San Francisco, CA. 


Recent Transactions in the Global Nutrition and Health & Wellness Industry

January 25, 2023

Beneo Sizzles a 14% stake in Grillido 

Beneo recently announced that it is acquiring a 14% stake in meat replacement / alternative startup Grillido. The acquisition will give Beneo access to Grillido’s e-commerce platform for faster and direct access to consumer feedback. 

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December 28, 2022

RENEE Cosmetics raises $25M Series B round

RENEE is a D2C cruelty-free cosmetics startup in India. To date, the startup has raised $36 million in three rounds. Evolvence India led the latest Series B round that raised $25 million with participation from Edelweiss Group, Equanimity and 9Unicorns.

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December 14, 2022

Arey raises $4.15M seed round

Functional beauty and e-commerce brand Arey uses a science-driven approach to protect aging hair and proactively prevent gray hairs. Arey’s hair care system of serums, supplements, shampoo and conditioner work together to restore hair health.


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November 23, 2022

Facing the dark side of chocolate

Mondelēz International, Barrel Ventures, Regba Group and Trendlines are investing in Celleste Bio to bring its cell-based chocolate to market. The Israeli food tech startup is combating traditional chocolate’s sustainability and labor issues by producing cocoa through conventional cell culture methods

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