Tesco Plant-Based Director To Speak At Vegan Business Bootcamp

The event will also feature other entrepreneurs and business leaders from the field, including the founders of Huel, and allplants among others
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Derek Sarno

Tesco Plant-Based Food Innovation Director Derek Sarno (Photo: Vevolution)

A host of top plant-based business people will be speaking at an event in London next month.

The Plant Based Business Bootcamp, created by Vevolution, is aimed to provide early-stage entrepreneurs with inside knowledge and skills to help them create the next plant-based business success story.

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Among the speakers are Tesco Plant-Based Food Innovation Director Derek Sarno, Huel founder Julian Hearn, allplants co-founder Jonathan Petrides, Blooming Founders founder Lu Li, Daring Foods co-founder Ross Mackay, and Form Nutrition co-founder Natalia Bojanic.

Key topics being explored throughout the day include: Marketing and growth hacking, raising investment, scaling a purpose-driven business, mindfulness and wellbeing for entrepreneurs and key sector trends. There will be keynote talks, one-hour in-depth training workshops and one on one mentoring sessions.

Plant-based businesses

"2019 has been a huge year for plant-based businesses, the success of the Beyond Meat IPO has led to the wider world increasingly awake to the potential of plant-based businesses to change the world," Vevolution, Co-founder, Judy Nadel, said.

"Last year's sold-out Plant Based Business Bootcamp attracted an international audience of entrepreneurs creating the next generation plant-based startups. At this Bootcamp, we are excited to go in-depth with these founders to give them access to insights and tools to help their business thrive."

The Plant Based Bootcamp is an all-day event running from 8:30am to 6pm and will be followed up by the Vevolution Pitch + Plant 2019 competition, which will see plant-based businesses pitch for investment in their startup.

The Plant Based Business Bootcamp taking place on July 13 at LUSH Studio, in Soho, London. You can buy tickets here