Who are Foodshed Investors?

Foodshed Investors NY consists of the following members:

Derek Denckla, Co-Founder + Slow Money NYC Board Chair
Brian Kaminer, Co-Founder, Talgra + Slow Money NYC Board Member
Claude Arpels, Slow Money NYC Board Member
Holley Atkinson, Slow Food NYC Board Member
Scott Berrie
Alain Bankier, New York Angels
Wendy E. Brawer
Elizabeth Crowell, Pipeline Investor
Caroline “CC” Culver
Dominik Eckenstein
Joseph L. Faber
Fair Food Fund – Northeast
Steve Fondiller
Vidrik Frankfather
Amanda L. Fuller
Pam & Tim Gallivan
Marinanne Gimon d’Ansembourg
Steve Godeke
Gabriel Gorelik
Jennifer K. Grossman
Benjamin Hoyer, Hoyer Capital
Jacob Israelow, Dirt Capital Partners
Pradeep Kumar
Chris Lindstrom
Karen E Orso
John Rhoads
David Robinov
Brian Smith
Brad Stonberg
Peter Strugatz, Strugatz Ventures
Jeffrey Young
Jon Zeltsman

NYC LION members possess experience working in the following industries:

  • Biotechnology
  • Telecommunications
  • Business/Financial Services
  • Consumer Products
  • Media
  • Energy
  • Agriculture
  • Manufacturing
  • E-Commerce
  • Environment
  • Real Estate and other areas.

Members have experience assuming the following business tasks:

  • Senior Management
  • Board Member
  • Strategic Planning
  • Financial Services
  • Accounting
  • Legal
  • Operations
  • Public Relations
  • Marketing
  • Business Plan Development and
  • Sales

Members have held the following positions in current and past workplaces:

  • Founder
  • CEO
  • COO
  • CIO
  • CFO
  • President
  • VP of Sales and Marketing and
  • VP of Research and Development