NCN Investor Expo Kickoff

Level 100, Room 119A
Conference Programming
Climate ChangeMarket Data & AnalysisBusiness Resources


Investors, get the most out of your Expo East experience! Hosted by Nutrition Capital Network, this session is customized for active industry investors, and will focus on the latest industry M&As, economic forecasts, and trends on display at Expo East. In addition, discuss investment activity in climate-forward businesses in partnership with the Climate Collaborative.


7:45am Coffee & Networking

8:00am Welcome, M&A Investment Overview

  • Will Grubb, NCN

8:10am Economic Overview

  • Nick McCoy, Whipstitch Capital

8:20am Navigating Expo East Product Trends

  • Amanda Hartt, New Hope Network
  • Gianna Rosenbach, New Hope Network

8:35am Investor Insights: Prioritizing Climate Considerations as Part of Your Investment Strategy

Learn how investors can play a critical role in advancing climate solutions. Moderated by Patrick Smith, managing partner at Wolf Tree Ventures, we'll hear case studies and insights from Nick McCoy, managing director at Whipstitch Capital, Beatriz Franco, managing partner at Vita Ventures and Michael Whelchel, co-founder and managing director at Big Path Capital, on the opportunity for investors to prioritize and accelerate climate action.

  • Beatriz Franco, Vita Ventures
  • Nick McCoy, Whipstitch Capital
  • Patrick Smith, Wolf Tree Ventures
  • Michael Whelchel, Big Path Capital