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Nutrition Capital Network to Host Third Annual European Investor Meeting at Vitafoods Europe 2016

February 12
13:55 2016

Vitafoods-Europe-logo-2016-landscape-dates-onlyNutrition Capital Network (NCN), the leading global gateway for connections between investors and companies in the nutrition and health & wellness industry, will be hosting its third annual European investor meeting in Geneva, Switzerland in May 2016.

NCN Europe III is a professional investor meeting that connects qualified investors with European and global growth companies in health, wellness & nutrition. The meeting will be held in association with Vitafoods Europe on Monday, May 9, 2016 from 11:00-18:00 at Palexpo in Geneva, Switzerland, immediately prior to the Vitafoods Europe exhibition and conference on May 10-12, 2016.

Companies interested in presenting their business plans to an audience of qualified investors at NCN Europe III are invited to start the free application process. Space is limited and early application is recommended.

Become a Presenting Company: NCN Europe III focuses primarily on science, ingredients and technology related to nutrition and health & wellness. Finished product companies in consumer health, supplements or functional  and natural & organic foods will also be considered as presenters. Presenting companies will be seeking investment, acquisition, or corporate partnerships for technology development, commercialization, clinical trials, distribution or licensing. Successful applicants will be mentored by NCN Principals and members of the NCN Selection Committee.

Applying is free, but accepted presenters pay a €1,000 fee that includes business plan and presentation review by NCN selection committee mentors, introduction to key investors and multiple attendees at the meeting, and follow up.

Deadline for applications: March 28, 2016.

About the meeting: NCN Europe III at Vitafoods is a professional investor meeting that connects investors with European and global growth companies operating in the science, technology and ingredients segments of the nutrition and health & wellness industry. Between 10-14 companies seeking capital and parterships will present their businesses to an audience of 40-50 investors. After the presentations, companies will have an opportunity to meet one-on-one with investors, scheduled on site. An informal networking cocktail reception will be held immediately following the meeting from 17:00-18:00.

“Our meetings are attended by investors from the world’s leading food, pharma, consumer product and ingredient companies, in addition to private equity and venture firms focused on health and wellness,” said NCN President and co-founder Grant Ferrier. “Presenting companies from prior NCN Europe investor meetings are already benefitting in real ways from the exposure and networking opportunities offered by this unique event.” NCN Cornerstone Investors sponsoring NCN Europe III include Abbott Labs, DSM, Herbalife, Kerry Group, Seventure and Tate & Lyle Ventures.

New in 2016: Vitafoods Venture Den

In association with NCN Europe III, the Vitafoods Venture Den will take place on Tuesday, May 10, from 16:00-17:00, on the Vitafoods Centre Stage. In this exciting, fast-paced business pitch contest, three companies selected from NCN’s presenting companies will compete in front of three judges for an array of valuable prizes. Companies will get the opportunity to enter the Venture Den as part of the application process for the NCN Europe III investor meeting.

Investors: Investors who would like to attend NCN Europe III pay a €1,000 registration fee, which includes an investor workbook of profiles of the presenting companies in advance of the meeting, and complimentary floor badges for the Vitafoods Europe exhibition May 10-12, 2016.

The mission of Nutrition Capital Network is to facilitate financing for growing companies and introduce investors to the next generation of successful brands in the nutrition and health & wellness industries. NCN is an independent company that exists for the benefit of its members; it takes no fees associated with any transactions that result from its meetings.

Vitafoods Europe is the global nutraceutical event, featuring exhibitors from all over the world in four key market areas: ingredients & raw materials; finished products; contract manufacturers & private label; and services & equipment. The show offers a range of visitor attractions, including an industry-leading conference programme.

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