What is it?

A new Canadian startup series by Hawkers Market & Front Fundr, designed to promote investing locally in the future of innovative Canadian food & beverage businesses of all stages, with a focus on early stage ventures related to food.

Back The Future (of food)’s structure will be dynamic, high octane pitch sessions from local food entrepreneurs, delivered live in front of local food enthusiasts, potential investors, media and anyone in the local Vancouver food community who may be interested in shaping the future of food in Canada.

Presenting companies will be live in front of a panel of coaches designed to encourage and provide feedback to these startups and their visions as well as ask critical questions about their business model and scalability.

Eat Local. Buy Local. Invest Local.

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Up to 10 innovative food + beverage businesses will be presenting their thoughts on the future of food in Vancouver and Canada and why you should back their business. Successful companies will be launching campaigns on Front Fundr seeking equity crowdfunding investment.

Who’s on the Panel

Our Panel will be comprised of select local food industry advocates & leaders, stay tuned as we announce who’s participating.

How Do I Apply?

Visit Front Fundr:

or email ck@frontfundr.com

What Companies are at the startup sessions?
Our presenting companies will all be Canadian based food + beverage and food system/tech businesses.

How Do I Attend?

Tickets are onsite now here
Your ticket will get you a seat at the “Back The Future (of food) startup sessions as well as complimentary refreshments. Back The Future (of food) will be hosted at The Rocky Mountaineer from 1pm to 3pm November 17th 2018 as a pre event kickoff to Hawkers Market Vancouver.

Is this a full ticket to Hawkers Market?

No, this ticket is only for Back The Future (of food) to attend Hawkers Market after the event, you may buy a ticket starting September 17th. Joint tickets can be purchased starting September 17th 2018 for both events.

Have a question not listed here? Email Us!
Team Hawkers – sayhi@hwkrs.com
Team Front Fundr – ck@frontfundr.com

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