Gigi Lee Chang (BFY Capital): Mentor

Speakers

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Areas of Expertise: branding, marketing, insights/trends, strategic planning, fundraising strategy, board/governance
Gigi Lee Chang was most recently the Managing Director of FoodFutureCo, a scale-up accelerator focused on helping mission driven entrepreneurs working across the food system to grow from proof of concept to scale.
In addition, she is an advisor in the food, health, wellness and sustainability space to both early stage companies as well as non-profits. Gigi is the Founder of Plum Organics and was also the CEO of the national children's environmental health non-profit Healthy Child Healthy World.
Named one of the top women leaders in the "future of food" by Forbes in 2017 and a top dealmaker and influencer in consumer food and beverage by CircleUp in Dec 2016, Gigi is also an expert on socially conscious/sustainable business practices and entrepreneurship and was an advisor to B Lab (B Corps).
Gigi is also an Operating Partner of BFY Capital, a bespoke lending partner to early stage CPG brands looking for growth capital without substantial dilution. She currently serves on the Friends Board of Good+ Foundation and the Advisory Boards of the Good Food Initiative of Arabella Advisors and the B Corp Force for Good Fund.

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Event Type: Session
Track: Food
Level: Advanced