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Join GFI team members Laine Clark, Audrey Spence, Caroline Bushnell, and Aviv Oren at one of the leading alternative protein industry events. Future Food-Tech San Francisco will bring together more than 1,700 industry leaders including representation from CPG brands, retailers, ingredient providers, investors, and startups. GFI will host a roundtable on financing strategies for alternative protein companies. Register with code GFI10 for 10% off.

About our session

Creative Financing: Powering Innovation Beyond Venture Capital
Emerging alternative protein companies at all stages are facing reduced access to traditional pools of capital. In response, GFI has taken a deep dive into non-dilutive and non-traditional funding resources. This roundtable will focus on related insights.

Date: Thursday, March 21
Location: Main Auditorium, Lower B2 Level, Yerba Buena

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780 Mission Street
San Francisco, California 94103
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Laine Clark

INNOVATION AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP MANAGER

In addition to founding her own company she exited through acquisition in 2016, she has worked with numerous startups for more than 20 years. Since 2017, she has been an Entrepreneur in Residence for Georgetown University’s Entrepreneurship Initiative at the McDonough School of Business. Additionally, she has served as an entrepreneurship mentor for George Washington University’s Office of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, including engagements with the NSF I-Corps Program and the Korean Innovation Center. Laine holds a BA in Communications from Wake Forest University.

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