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The third annual Nutrition Capital Network – Natural Products Canada Investor Meeting 2019 will showcase Canadian products & companies, and provides valuable opportunities for partnering & capital financing. At NCN Canada III, 20 innovative companies in natural product and nutrition science will present their business plans on September 19. A half-day conference on market, investment and new product trends with an evening networking event takes place on September 18.
Natural Products Canada (NPC) is a key player in Canada’s innovation and investment scene. It works with a diverse array of partners to support the commercialization of naturally-derived products and technologies in health and life sciences, natural resources, agriculture and agri-food, and sustainable bioproducts. NPC has over 300 companies in its pipeline, and performs many roles to support the industry. It acts as matchmaker and mentor to promising companies and researchers; serves as technology scout and ecosystem navigator for multinationals and large corporations; and helps investors discover, develop, and de-risk investment opportunities.
Why attend as an investor?
Why attend as a presenter?
9:00am – 12:00pm Presenting Companies Exhibit Set-Up
12:00pm: Registration Opens
1:00 - 1:20pm: Nutrition Capital Network and NPC Introduction & Welcome
1:20 - 1:40pm: Trends Shaping the Future of Natural & Organic
Speaker: Carlotta Mast, New Hope Network
1:40 - 2:20pm: M&A Overview: What Investors Need to Know Now
Speaker: Nick McCoy, Whipstitch Capital
2:20 - 2:50pm: The Canadian Advantage for Scaling Innovation
Moderator: David Gauthier, Natural Products Canada
Panelists: Phil Whiting, Mirexus;
Mandy Kraynik, Nature's Way
2:50 - 3:20pm: Keynote: Innovative Approaches to Online Sales
Speaker: Jeff Hilton, BrandHive
3:20 - 3:50pm: Networking & Refreshment Break
3:50 - 4:20pm: Fireside Chat: Innovation for Good
Moderator: Sue Coueslan, Natural Products Canada
4:20 - 4:45pm: The Canadian CBD Innovation Opportunity
Moderator: Mike Dobvish, Nutrition Capital Network
4:45 - 5:00pm: NCN Alumni Fireside Chat
Speaker: Ted Jin, DoseBiome
5:00 - 7:00pm: Networking Reception
7:30 – 8:30am: Breakfast
8:30 – 10:15am: Company Presentations (10 min. each)
10:15 - 10:45am: Networking and Refreshment Break
10:45am - 12:30pm: Company Presentations (10 min. each)
12:30 – 1:30pm: Networking Lunch
1:30 – 5:00pm: Breakout sessions: Investors, sponsors & presenting companies meet one-on-one in breakout sessions scheduled onsite.
Unique formulations, targeted for specific health benefits including support for untreated diseases as medical nutraceuticals
$4-5 million minimally processed and biologically appropriate diets that promote health and longevity in animal companions.
Supplement products utilizing GenBioChem Triple Fingerprinting technology
Organic functional beverages infused with non-cannabis cannabinoids
Novel and effective plant based nutraceuticals that target Metabolism Support/Weight Loss and Kidney Stones
Versatile drinks made with organic apple cider vinegar, Shrubs and Switchel
Transforms organic waste into a nutritious insect feed, becoming a nutrient-rich, high quality protein ingredient for pet food, aquaculture and agriculture feed
Pharmaceutical-grade complex curcumin that is a potent anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant, demonstrating metabolic benefits
Vegan, keto, paleo and Whole30 approved organic sauces
$2-3 million award winning craft, non-alcoholic beer
Turn-key, system solution for soil-based indoor farms with an ability to grow over 25 crops
$3-5 million organic hair and body solutions with bulk refill solutions
Nutrient-rich, fresh leaf teas with an innovative
Largest fully-integrated provider of cricket powder in North America
$4-5 million minimally processed and biologically appropriate diets that promote health and longevity in animal companions
Functional food ingredient manufacturer of
blueberry powder, targeting cardiovascular health management
The Berkeley Church, 315 Queen St. E, Toronto, ON
The 2019 NCN-NPC Canada Investor Meeting will be held at the historic Berkeley Church, located in downtown Toronto.
Hotel options for individuals attending the event include:
Grand Hotel (10 minute walk to venue)
Pantages Hotel (16 minute walk to venue)
Marriott Downtown (21 minute walk to venue)