Steven has spent the last six years in the CPG startup eco-system. Steven started his career as an investment banker before joining CircleUp Growth Partners, a seed / Series A venture fund focused exclusively on early stage CPG (primarily food & beverage). Seeking operating experience, Steven left CircleUp to join meal kit company Chef'd, which was ultimately acquired by True Food Innovations. Steven is now the co-founder of plant-based jerky brand Moku Foods and an advisor to prebiotic beverage startup Olipop.
Fundraising (introductions to Angels, seed funds, etc)
Go-to-Market strategy (distribution channels, retail strategy)
General BizDev (connections to best-in-class agency partners, brand partners, press opportunities etc)
Hiring (intros to candidates)