The PCIP is hitting the road to highlight emerging pet care innovation in cities across the US. In each city, innovative pet care startups will be featured and experts from in the industry will answer questions about how entrepreneurs passionate about pets can profit and scale up what they’re doing.
Why? Whether at trade shows, at in-market events, or just in bringing past PCIP winners together, we’ve seen that pet care entrepreneurs benefit from spending time with each other and industry influencers that want to see them succeed.
Pet Care Startups: Pacific Northwest – click here to register
6-8:30pm Tuesday June 18, 2019
Thinkspace 700 Westlake Ave N, Suite 200 Seattle, WA 98109
6-7pm – Networking and Showcase of Pacific Northwest Pet Care Startups
There are a lot of great pet care startups coming out of Seattle, Portland, Vancouver and the rest of the Pacific Northwest. At this event we’ll be showcasing some of them like LocalDawgs Community Pet Sitting out of Portland.
Have a pet care startup that you’d like featured in Seattle? Apply here.
7-7:30pm – Panel Discussion and Q&A
What do pet care startups need and where can they turn to get those needs met? Learn from successful pet care founders, investors, and advisors in the space how entrepreneurs successfully get from being passionate about pets to earning a profit and scaling up in the $80B pet care industry.
- Tom Arnold – PetHub
- Andrew Bleiman – Furbo
- Bill Broun – Purina/9 Square Ventures
- Erick Eidus (moderator) – PupPod and Winner of the 2017 Pet Care Innovation Prize
- Nicole Mitchell – American Pet Products Association