Creating Meaningful Shifts in the Food System
6:00 PM18:00

Creating Meaningful Shifts in the Food System


Join us live (or sign up to receive a notification when the recording is ready) for a conversation with Kim Bryden, Founder and CEO of Cureate, a platform that helps big and small food businesses work together to create the foundation of a new local supply system.

Kim and our founder Alison will be sitting down for a conversation that explores these core questions:

  • What do emerging food entrepreneurs need to think about now more than ever to scale?

  • What are some of the brands that are growing successfully and what about how they’re growing has been leading to their success?

  • What are all the channels that businesses need to explore beyond individual consumers to create a meaningful shift?

This is a great conversation to join in on if you’re: a rising entrepreneur in the food space, an investor in the food space, anyone who is generally interested in better understanding the food system space.

$30 to join for live conversation + receive recording and any recap materials

$15 to receive recording and any recap materials


  • 6-6:45pm conversation

  • 6:45-7:15pm open q&a and discussion

  • 7:15-7:30pm virtual intros

About Kim

Kim Bryden is the CEO & Founder of Cureate. She has worked in the food and beverage industry from government to Fortune 500 retail management, to food-tech startup. Cureate empowers emerging food and beverage business owners through educational curriculum development and 1:1 consulting services. With an ever-present mission to create more interconnected, economically vibrant communities, the team built Cureate Connect; one-stop local procurement platform where big business and institutional buyers can seamlessly find, vet and price compare product offerings from a variety of local and regional food and beverage business owners. Follow Cureate @cureateco on Facebook and Instagram.

In addition to these pursuits, Kim is a radio host with Full Service Radio at The Line Hotel in Washington DC. Her show, The Tidbit, features tidbits of knowledge on starting and running a small business with a food & beverage lens! She is member of the World Economic Forum's Global Shapers, Sandbox Network, Camp Campbell for Female Founders, Future Leaders, and a food film actress - yes, that's right! Watch her in "minibar by José Andrés: A Day in the Life"

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How to *Feel* the Numbers of Your Business [Virtual Group Workshop]
6:30 PM18:30

How to *Feel* the Numbers of Your Business [Virtual Group Workshop]

You’re building your business to fulfill a bigger mission, yes, but at the end of the day what makes a business a business is a transaction of a service, a good a product in exchange for money. Feeling the money, getting into that spreadsheet, mapping out a budget, plotting out estimations of revenue to generate, that’s what’s going to get you in touch with that most brass tax, core part of building a business for you to move toward your goals. In this workshop, we'll address all of this and provide the guardrails for you to organize your financials to move toward your revenue aims.

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