British Library: Inspiring Entrepreneurs panel (moderator)

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As part of The British Library’s food series, I was really pleased to moderate an excellent panel of speakers at a recent event called Recipes For Success: Inspiring Entrepreneurs which featured founder-entrepreneurs: Guy Singh-Watson from Riverford Food, Praveen Vijn from Eat Natural and Pippa Murray from Pip & Nut (sadly Nadia Stokes was unable to join us).

The idea was to give future food start-up dreamers or existing entrepreneurs some useful insight and tips. The panellists shared their expertise on the following topics, including:

  • when to launch ahead with an idea (“go for it!”)
  • how to talk to supermarket buyers
  • marketing budgets -mistakes and challenges
  • highpoints and achievements
  • when to spend on marketing
    (You can find a summary of some of their answers and advice via the BIPC Twitter feed)