Slow Money NYC Entrepreneur Showcase + Resource Exchange This Saturday!!!

Check out the schedule of events for the first-ever Slow Money NYC Entrepreneur Showcase and Resource Exchange, Saturday, May 14th from 1-6 pm. It’s at The Commons at 388 Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn, NY, between Bond and Hoyt Streets.

Buy tickets (only $10) and get more information on the event and Slow Money here:


1:00 p Doors Open

1:00-2:00 Registration + Coffee Hour; Resource Exchange Networking – 1st Floor

2:00 Entrepreneur Showcase Begins – 2nd Floor

2:00-2:15 Opening Remarks by Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer
Intro to Slow Money by Derek Denckla and Brian Kaminer
Entrepreneur Selection Criteria and Process

Entrepreneur Presentations Begin

2:20-2:30 Brooklyn Bees
2:30-2:40 Brooklyn Grange
2:40-2:50 Cayuga Organics
2:50-3:00 NYFoods Organics
3:00-3:10 AgSquared

3:30-4:00 PANEL: Slowing Our Money, Impact Investing Today.

Learn about organizations making a difference now through investing, from Micro Finance to Professionally Managed Funds to Private Placements. This panel will discuss the guidelines, returns, risks, and other aspects for investors looking to engage in these social impact businesses.

Moderator: Brian Kaminer, Slow Money NYC and Founder, Talgra (Sustainable Investments)

Mark Reed Founder, The Contact Fund
Jim Oldham Executive Director, Equity Trust
Olivia Frazao Business Development, Mission Markets
Elizabeth Bueno USA Micro Loans Funding Start up, Acción

4:00-4:30 PANEL: Making Your Dream Enterprise into a Real Business: Plan For Success

Are you considering starting a sustainable food or farming business serving the NY foodshed? Aspiring and seasoned entrepreneurs should attend this expert panel discussion about beginning a new venture including planning, guiding principles, start up financing, initial retail opportunities and branding and marketing.

Moderator: Derek Denckla, Chair, Slow Money NYC & Founder, FarmCity.US

Tera Johnson Entrepreneur, Tera’s Whey
Chris Harmon Advisor to Entrepreneurs, CADE
Nathan Gilbert Sustainable Business Standards, B Corp
Elizabeth Bueno USA Micro Loans Funding Start up, Acción
Jon Zeltsman Founder, Community Markets
Janine James President and Chief Creative Officer, The Moderns

Entrepreneur Presentations Resume

4:30-4:40 Brooklyn Bouillon
4:40-4:50 Egg Restaurant + Goatfell Farm
4:50-5:00 Kortright Creek Creamery
5:00-5:10 Vokashi
5:10-5:20 Encendia Biochar

6:00 Closing of Resource Exchange– 1st Floor

6:00-8:00 Cocktail reception at Building on Bond (Bond & Pacific Streets) – all are welcome!

Please note minor details to this schedule are subject to change.

Submitted by: Sam Kressler