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Where We Grow From Here

Where We Grow from Here offers perspectives and stories focused on innovation by those who are advancing the overall quality and sustainability of the food system. Featured guests include entrepreneurs, business leaders, industry experts, and policymakers offering unique perspectives on building a food system designed for the 21st century and beyond.

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6/27/22

Investing in the Energy Transition

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S2G Clean Energy Fund Managing Directors, Frank O’Sullivan and Stephan Feilhauer discuss the obstacles and opportunities in the clean energy investment space.

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5/31/22

The Future of Food in Chicago

Michael Fassnacht, CMO for the City of Chicago and CEO of World Business Chicago, discusses the city’s efforts to develop a robust food innovation ecosystem.

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4/27/22

Disrupting the Retail Food Waste Funnel with Flashfood

Josh Domingues, CEO of Flashfood, discusses how the company’s solution to retail food waste creates substantial benefits for grocery stores and consumers.

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3/17/22

Mastering Your Immune System with Dr. Jeff Bland

Dr. Jeff Bland, founder of Big Bold Health and Founder and President of the Personalized Lifestyle Institute, joins S2G’s Walter Robb on this episode to discuss how the company is helping people take control of their health and paving the way for 100 years of good living through immunity rejuvenating products and educational resources.

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2/23/22

A CFO’s Perspective: Fundamentals of Scaling Your CPG Company

Sandeep Patel, CFO of Popsockets, shares some lessons he has learned over a lifetime of working with food companies and startups of all sizes about what it takes to successfully scale a food CPG company and the importance of incorporating a financial perspective throughout your business.

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1/25/22

Building an Oceans Ecosystem with Peter Bryant

In this first episode in our new series, “Investing in our Oceans”, Kate Danaher connects with Peter Bryant about his extensive experience investing in companies and organizations working on sustainable ocean innovations and how philanthropy, impact investing, and VC can work together to support a wide range of ocean solutions.

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12/20/21

Lessons From A Society Whose Complexity Rivals Our Own

Dr. Gene Robinson, distinguished professor and director at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and recipient of the Wolf Prize in Agriculture, discusses the complexity of society, networks, information exchanges, and social evolution. Including some lessons we can all take away from honeybees.

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11/16/21

Why You Should Trust the Future with Kevin Kelly

Kevin Kelly has been on the forefront of technology journalism for decades. He cofounded and edited wired magazine, wrote numerous books about the future of technology, and is an unwavering optimist and staunch believer in the long term view of progress. In this episode he shares what makes him hopeful about our capacity to solve big problems.

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10/20/21

Supporting Diversity and Inclusion in Agriculture, VC and Beyond

Ebony Webber, COO of MANRRS, shares what she’s learned over 18 years of working to grow diversity and inclusion in the agriculture industry.

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10/1/21

Battleships vs Skateboards: Toyota Ventures' Systems Investing Approach

Jim Adler, Founding Managing Director at Toyota Ventures discusses systems investing, farm robots and the future of autonomy.

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8/12/21

A Better Story Starts Here

Katie Marston, CMO at Once Upon A Farm joins this episode to discuss the power of brands as an extension of one's own identity and values, the financial case for building a meaningful brand rooted in purpose, and the evolution of brand identity including talking more about Once Upon a Farm’s recent brand refresh.

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The content in this podcast is for informational purposes only. It should not be taken as legal, business, tax or investment advice or be used to evaluate any investment or security. The content is not directed toward any investor or potential investor in any S2G fund and is not a solicitation of investment.

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