Petcare Innovation Summit USA 2021

Petcare Innovation Summit

Driving disruptive innovation within petcare to meet millennial pet parent need

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Boston, USA
7-8 December, 2021

“A very complete view on what's going on in terms of innovation in the Petcare category. ”

Guillaume Cretenot, Mars

‘Great opportunity to develop relationships with strategic partners for start-ups’ Katie Smith, Founder and COO, Newroad Foods

Why Attend

The Petcare Innovation Summit USA is back for the 4th year and we’re face-to-face!

What is new for 2021?

With the tremendous growth in pet parents globally, the petcare market is growing exponentially with forecasted growth expected to reach $358.62 billion by 2021 and bringing with it huge opportunities. For 2021, we have expanded our content to cover some of the latest industry developments within:

  • Petcare Innovation
  • US pet insurance
  • Sustainability
  • Health
  • Nutrition
  • Business models
  • Personalization

Including

  • Big Data: What impact are wearables and tech having on the pet market and how you can capitalise on the opportunities this presents.
  • Hear industry leaders discuss the growing importance of personalization and nutrition in preventative holistic health.
  • Discover what opportunities the underused USA Pet insurance market presents.

Join our leading network of pioneers in investment, pet health, pet food and pet products, with new additions in insurance, tech, nutrition, and personalization and network face-to-face across 2 days and meet your future petcare partners. 

Our split content tracks in health and consumer trends allow you to completely personalize your experience at the event. The best in Show Spotlight is back and bigger than ever, connecting key financial investors with the best start-ups in the USA petcare market - driving collaboration, innovation, and partnership within petcare.

See you in Boston December 7-8th.

150+
Attendees
12
Best In Show Brands
500+
One-to-One Meetings
1
Must Attend Industry Event

Who Will Be There

30%
Multinationals & Retailers
20%
Investors & Financial Buyers
10%
Industry Supporting Companies

Emerging & Mid-sized Brands

Expect exciting and innovative brands from accross all pet categories:

  • Food
  • Treats
  • Supplements
  • Veterinary
  • Accessories
  • Hard Products
  • Insurance
  • Retail
  • Services
  • Technology
  • Everything else!

Multinationals & Retailers

Investors & Financial Buyers

Industry Supporting Companies

Best In Show

Highlighting innovation across the petcare space is at the core of this event. The Best in Show Spotlight will be hosted across the two days allowing more start-ups than ever to present their offerings to our audience of strategic and financial investors.

The finalist pet brands will be handpicked by the prestigious selection committee to present their products or services on stage for 3 minutes on the main stage in a quick-fire round of presentations followed by a Q&A with the selection committee.

Apply now if you are an emerging brand in:

  • Accessories
  • Food & Supplements
  • Pet Services
  • Technology
  • E-commerce
  • Pet Health
  • Pharma 
  • Personalization
  • Finance 
  • Insurance
  • Sustainability

APPLICATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED. CHECK BACK SOON FOR THE FINALISTS!

Selection Committee

Author:

Andrew Katz

Managing Partner
Lab Lake Capital

Author:

Brian Axe

Managing Director
NovaQuest Capital Management

Author:

Eli Hasson

Founding Partner
PHIL Ventures

Author:

Ryan McGuigan

Principal
Rx3 Ventures

Ryan is a Principal at Rx3, responsible for managing all aspects of the fund’s investment process, including sourcing, diligence and portfolio management. Previously, Ryan was an associate on the consumer and retail team at Carlyle Group, where he focused on evaluating new investments and supporting the management team at NBTY, a portfolio company. He also worked as a summer associate for CircleUp Growth Partners, an early-stage consumer fund. Ryan began his career as an investment banking analyst at Morgan Stanley focused on the consumer and retail sectors. He earned his undergraduate degree from Harvard and his MBA from Stanford’s Graduate School of Business.

Author:

Bruce Truman

President & Founder
BLT Technology & Innovation Group

2021 SPEAKERS

 

Alexandre Douzet

CEO at Pumpkin Pet Insurance & Board Member
Ollie Pets

Alexandre Douzet

CEO at Pumpkin Pet Insurance & Board Member
Ollie Pets

Alexandre Douzet

CEO at Pumpkin Pet Insurance & Board Member
Ollie Pets
 

Zubin Bhettay

CEO
Your Fuzzy

Zubin Bhettay

CEO
Your Fuzzy

Zubin Bhettay

CEO
Your Fuzzy
 

Danielle Sobel

CEO
Dandy

Danielle Sobel

CEO
Dandy

Danielle Sobel

CEO
Dandy
 

Apryle Horbal

President
VetNOW Virtual Care

Apryle Horbal

President
VetNOW Virtual Care

Apryle Horbal

President
VetNOW Virtual Care
 

Tim Bettington

Executive Vice President and President, U.S. Operations and Global Customer Experience
Zoetis

Tim Bettington is executive vice president and president, U.S. Operations and Global Customer Experience. Mr. Bettington leads our U.S. commercial operations supporting our livestock and companion animal portfolios. Additionally, he leads our Global Customer Experience function, where he leverages his extensive experience in the worldwide animal health industry.

Tim Bettington

Executive Vice President and President, U.S. Operations and Global Customer Experience
Zoetis

Tim Bettington

Executive Vice President and President, U.S. Operations and Global Customer Experience
Zoetis

Tim Bettington is executive vice president and president, U.S. Operations and Global Customer Experience. Mr. Bettington leads our U.S. commercial operations supporting our livestock and companion animal portfolios. Additionally, he leads our Global Customer Experience function, where he leverages his extensive experience in the worldwide animal health industry.

Prior to joining Zoetis in 2020, Mr. Bettington enjoyed a successful, diverse and global career in the animal health industry for more than 20 years, working in both the livestock and companion animal sectors. He joined Zoetis from Boehringer Ingelheim where he served as North American Region Head of Commercial Operations for its animal health business. In that role, Mr. Bettington had oversight for the Pet Veterinary, Pet OTC, Cattle, Swine, Equine and Poultry businesses. During his tenure at Boehringer Ingelheim and previously at Novartis Animal Health, Mr. Bettington worked in the U.S., Europe and Australia and developed a deep expertise in sales excellence, marketing, strategy and business integration.

Mr. Bettington holds a bachelor's degree in Agriculture from Western Sydney University and a master's degree in Marketing Management from the Macquarie Graduate School of Management in Sydney.

 

 

David Sprinkle

Research Director
Packaged Facts

David Sprinkle

Research Director
Packaged Facts

David Sprinkle

Research Director
Packaged Facts
 

Jim Galovski

Co-Founder, CEO and President
Guardian Pet Food Company

Jim Galovski

Co-Founder, CEO and President
Guardian Pet Food Company

Jim Galovski

Co-Founder, CEO and President
Guardian Pet Food Company
 

Jim Heim

President Business Development
Central Garden and Pet

Jim Heim

President Business Development
Central Garden and Pet

Jim Heim

President Business Development
Central Garden and Pet
 

Eli Hasson

Founding Partner
PHIL Ventures

Eli Hasson

Founding Partner
PHIL Ventures

Eli Hasson

Founding Partner
PHIL Ventures
 

Dr Kash Kuruppu

Chief Veterinary Officer
Basepaws

Dr Kash Kuruppu

Chief Veterinary Officer
Basepaws

Dr Kash Kuruppu

Chief Veterinary Officer
Basepaws
 

Guilherme Coelho

Chief of Staff
Maven Pet

Guilherme Coelho

Chief of Staff
Maven Pet

Guilherme Coelho

Chief of Staff
Maven Pet
 

Nick Stafford

CEO
Ollie

Nick Stafford

CEO
Ollie

Nick Stafford

CEO
Ollie
 

Ryan Bethencourt

CEO
Wild Earth

Ryan Bethencourt

CEO
Wild Earth

Ryan Bethencourt

CEO
Wild Earth
 

Amanda Rolat

Founder and CEO
Bramble Pets

Amanda Rolat

Founder and CEO
Bramble Pets

Amanda Rolat

Founder and CEO
Bramble Pets
 

Adrien Malka

Co-Founder and President
Healthy Bud

Adrien Malka

Co-Founder and President
Healthy Bud

Adrien Malka

Co-Founder and President
Healthy Bud
 

Anya Babbit

CEO & Co Founder
Mella

Anya Babbit

CEO & Co Founder
Mella

Anya Babbit

CEO & Co Founder
Mella
 

Terri Rockovich

Co Founder & CEO
Jinxx

Terri Rockovich

Co Founder & CEO
Jinxx

Terri Rockovich

Co Founder & CEO
Jinxx
 

Yaroslav Azhynuk

Co-Founder and CEO
Petcube

Yaroslav Azhynuk

Co-Founder and CEO
Petcube

Yaroslav Azhynuk

Co-Founder and CEO
Petcube
 

Sue Delegan

CEO
Brutus Broth

Sue Delegan

CEO
Brutus Broth

Sue Delegan

CEO
Brutus Broth
 

Pete Wedderburn

Online Veterinarian

Pete Wedderburn

Online Veterinarian

Pete Wedderburn

Online Veterinarian
 

Dennis Chmiel

Co Founder & CEO
ClueJay

Dennis Chmiel

Co Founder & CEO
ClueJay

Dennis Chmiel

Co Founder & CEO
ClueJay
 

Jonathan Wainberg

General Manager, Senior Vice President, Pet
Care Credit

Jonathan Wainberg

General Manager, Senior Vice President, Pet
Care Credit

Jonathan Wainberg

General Manager, Senior Vice President, Pet
Care Credit
 

Shaina Denny

CEO and Co-Founder
Dogdrop

Shaina is the Founder and CEO of Dogdrop— an LA based start-up building the next generation of dog care.  Shaina went to business school in Shanghai and ended up staying in China for over three years to work at early stage tech start-ups before returning to the US to get involved in the growing LA tech scene. She has her Masters of International Business and is a co-instructor and guest lecturer at Whittier College.

Shaina Denny

CEO and Co-Founder
Dogdrop

Shaina Denny

CEO and Co-Founder
Dogdrop

Shaina is the Founder and CEO of Dogdrop— an LA based start-up building the next generation of dog care.  Shaina went to business school in Shanghai and ended up staying in China for over three years to work at early stage tech start-ups before returning to the US to get involved in the growing LA tech scene. She has her Masters of International Business and is a co-instructor and guest lecturer at Whittier College. She's passionate about international business, lifelong learning, and her mini dachshund, Poppy!

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Venue

Hilton Boston Back Bay 40 Dalton St, Boston, MA 02115, USA

Hilton Boston Back Bay
40 Dalton St, Boston,
MA 02115, USA

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