RESOURCES

Past Leap Venture Academy Webinars

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Product Management for Pet Care Startups

November 4, 2019 Moderated by Jordan Meyer, Whistle

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How to Generate Press for Your Pet Care Startup

October 18, 2019 Moderated by Leigh Isaacson, Dig Dates

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Selecting a Co-Manufacturer from a Startup Perspective

September 25, 2019 Moderated by James Bello, Shameless Pets & Rich Kelleman, Bond Pets

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Funding Options for Early Stage Pet Care Startups

September 23, 2019 Moderated by Phil Kim, Michelson 20MM Foundation

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Ask a Vet – Pet Care Startup Advice

September 18, 2019 Moderated by Dr. Aletha Carson, Kinship & Dr. Susannah Teran, Kinship

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Animal Welfare, Shelter and Rescue Overview

August 15, 2019 | Moderated by Aimee Gilbreath, Michelson Found Animals

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Leap Venture Studio & Academy Informational Webinar

July 30, 2019Moderated by Aimee Gilbreath, Michelson Found Animals & Asad Butt, Kinship

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Pet Care Startups: From Idea to Product & Beyond

July 23, 2019Moderated by Ben Jacobs, Kinship

funding opportunities

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Companion Fund

$2-5 million investments for companies in seed to growth stage. Powered by Mars Petcare. 

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Factory LLC

Capital fund investing in high potential food, beverage and pet health companies.

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Purina Pet Care Innovation Prize

20K equity-free grants for innovative early stage pet care startups. Powered by Purina.

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The Craftory

London based investment fund with pet care as an area of interest.

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Pet Product Innovations LLC

Manufacturer and distributor of innovative pet products with an investment branch.

Upcoming conferences, trade shows & summits

Pets & money 2019

Austin, Texas
December 11, 2019

Fetch San Diego

San Diego, California
December 12-15, 2019

VMX 2020

Orlando, Florida
January 18-22, 2020

Super Pet Expo

Edison, New Jersey
February 7-9, 2020

Western Vet Conference

Las Vegas, Nevada
February 16-19, 2020

Global Pet Expo

Orlando, Florida
February 26-28, 2020