Petcare Innovation Europe 2023

Petcare Innovation Europe

Showcasing the latest innovations across Europe to drive partnerships and investment within petcare

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Berlin, Germany
3-4 May, 2023

“A very complete view on what's going on in terms of innovation in the Petcare category. ”

Guillaume Cretenot, Vice President for Global Strategy, Ecosystem and Venture, Mars Petcare

"The Petcare Innovation Summit was an opportunity to network and engage with some of the brightest and best minds and businesses in pet care. It was expertly organised and provided a great mix of structured discussions, pre-arranged 1-2-1 meetings, and informal networking. I left the event inspired, educated and connected with new and very relevant people too.” - Michael White, CEO & Founder, Puppy Fat

Why Attend

Across Europe, the recession proof petcare market is facing is toughest challenge. Rising costs are impacting consumer purchasing, manufacturing costs, and causing detrimental impacts to companies across Europe.

Join us at Petcare Innovation Europe as we bring together the leaders innovating the petcare landscape in 2023 to help you tackle the biggest challenges and identify the biggest opportunities for you in the petcare market.

Our new European focus allows you to connect with emerging companies who are meeting pet parent needs and changing the landscape of the petcare industry. You'll also network with industry leaders across insurance, retail, food, products, technology, health and wellness who are actively looking to invest, partner and acquire.

New for 2023

  • Improve practice efficiency and technology adoption at our new vet tech track 
  • Uncover key consumer behaviours that will impact purchasing at our industry insights session
  • Discover the latest in wearables, IOT devices and petcare platforms that are improving pet wellness and preventative care at our new pet tech track
  • Discover how you can expand across Europe at our interactive market breakdown roundtables
  • Find your next investment at our investment roundtables split between – Angel, Seed, Pre-Seed, Series A, Series B and Series C

Partner and invest with the biggest names in petcare, with delegates from:

350+
Attendees
15
Best In Show Brands
500+
One-to-One Meetings
15+
Countries
1
Must Attend Industry Event

BEST IN SHOW SPOTLIGHT

The finalist pet brands will be handpicked by the prestigious selection committee to present their products or services on stage for 3 minutes on the main stage in a quick-fire round of presentations followed by a Q&A with the selection committee.

This is a unique opportunity for emerging companies to present to our live audience of seasoned strategic M&A scouts, venture capital and private equity investors and secure the investment and partnerships needed to ensure your success in 2023.

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By applying for the Best in Show Spotlight, you are confirming that you are available on 3-4 May in Berlin. There is no fee to apply. If selected as a finalist, you will be required to register.

CEO & FOUNDERS FORUM

Drive your business and the industry forward at the CEO and Founders forum by fostering key relationships and partnerships through exclusive networking opportunities and insightful discussion.

Apply now if you are a CEO/Founder to make sure you are one of the 50 chosen to attend.

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The Agenda

Our 2023 agenda is here! Simply fill in this form to access a PDF version of our Petcare Innovation Europe agenda immediately. 

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2023 SPEAKERS

 

Mark Scott

Co-Founder & CEO
Bella & Duke

Mark is Co-Founder and CEO of the pet wellness brand Bella & Duke which has become the largest DTC of natural pet food in just over 3 1/2 years in the UK.

Mark Scott

Co-Founder & CEO
Bella & Duke

Mark Scott

Co-Founder & CEO
Bella & Duke

Mark is Co-Founder and CEO of the pet wellness brand Bella & Duke which has become the largest DTC of natural pet food in just over 3 1/2 years in the UK.

 

Andre Jordao

CEO
Barkyn

Andre is an experienced entrepreneur and the CEO of Barkyn, a pet food subscription combining personalised food and telemedicine, growing in multiple European countries.

Andre Jordao

CEO
Barkyn

Andre Jordao

CEO
Barkyn

Andre is an experienced entrepreneur and the CEO of Barkyn, a pet food subscription combining personalised food and telemedicine, growing in multiple European countries.

 

Ivan Farneti

Founding Partner
Five Season Ventures

Ivan has been an active venture capital investor for the last 20 years and he is the co-founder of Five Seasons Ventures, the first European venture fund fully focused on Foodtech.

Ivan Farneti

Founding Partner
Five Season Ventures

Ivan Farneti

Founding Partner
Five Season Ventures

Ivan has been an active venture capital investor for the last 20 years and he is the co-founder of Five Seasons Ventures, the first European venture fund fully focused on Foodtech.

He is passionate about product and technology innovation aimed at solving big challenges in the food industry: from alternative sources of proteins, to functional foods, from new models of food distribution to the reduction of food waste.  At Five Seasons he invested in Tropic Biosciences (plants gene editing), Butternut Box (DNVB pet nutrition), THIS.co (plant-based meat alternatives), Cortilia (D2C fresh food retailer), YFood Labs (balanced meal replacements), Just Spices (D2C spices), Yamo (D2C fresh baby food) and La Fourche (D2C organic groceries).

His experience from previous venture funds in London, includes structuring investments, organizational and strategy development, setting up governance for growth and planning for successful exits. He was an early stage investor in Everbridge, Inc. (Nasdaq: EVBG), Tridion (acq. by SDL Plc), Gomez (acq. by Compuware), among others.

In his spare time he enjoys family life, cooking, fly fishing, and practicing jiu-jitsu with his son Adam.

 

 

 

Caroline Collins

Director
Pennard Vets

Caroline is a practicing Vet with over 15years experience and is Clinical Director at Pennard Vets. She believes in finding new and better ways to care for clients and their pets. It is this drive that has lead to constantly innovating and exploring Industry-leading advances to deliver this

Caroline Collins

Director
Pennard Vets

Caroline Collins

Director
Pennard Vets

Caroline is a practicing Vet with over 15years experience and is Clinical Director at Pennard Vets. She believes in finding new and better ways to care for clients and their pets. It is this drive that has lead to constantly innovating and exploring Industry-leading advances to deliver this

 

Victoria Perweiler

Venture Partner
Digitalis Ventures

Victoria is a Venture Partner at Digitalis Ventures. Digitalis Ventures manages Companion Fund, a $130m fund investing in the future of pet care. 

Prior to Digitalis, Victoria led growth marketing and product strategy at a number of human health startups in SF & NYC (Nurx, Ava Women), taking these companies to their first 100k customers.  As a former operator, she’s a hands-on investor that enjoys supporting portfolio companies on hiring, growth and product roadmaps. 

Victoria Perweiler

Venture Partner
Digitalis Ventures

Victoria Perweiler

Venture Partner
Digitalis Ventures

Victoria is a Venture Partner at Digitalis Ventures. Digitalis Ventures manages Companion Fund, a $130m fund investing in the future of pet care. 

Prior to Digitalis, Victoria led growth marketing and product strategy at a number of human health startups in SF & NYC (Nurx, Ava Women), taking these companies to their first 100k customers.  As a former operator, she’s a hands-on investor that enjoys supporting portfolio companies on hiring, growth and product roadmaps. 

She’s excited to partner with product innovations that positively impact how humans interact with their companion animals and improve a pet's long term health outcomes. 

 

Barry Brackner

Strategy Consultant Former Marketing & Commercial Director
CVS

Barry is a strategy consultant to the pharma, welfare, retail, tech and veterinary profession having previously held senior executive roles within the veterinary profession most recently an executive board role at CVS as Marketing and Commercial Director, the largest PLC veterinary group in Europe, a role which involved him developing and delivering marketing strategies for the organisation and its member practices and honing its commercial operations.

Barry Brackner

Strategy Consultant Former Marketing & Commercial Director
CVS

Barry Brackner

Strategy Consultant Former Marketing & Commercial Director
CVS

Barry is a strategy consultant to the pharma, welfare, retail, tech and veterinary profession having previously held senior executive roles within the veterinary profession most recently an executive board role at CVS as Marketing and Commercial Director, the largest PLC veterinary group in Europe, a role which involved him developing and delivering marketing strategies for the organisation and its member practices and honing its commercial operations. This role saw him supporting growth and the integration of over 300 veterinary practices, crematoria, out of hours clinics and multi-disciplinary hospitals and bringing to market a number of own label prescription and non-prescription products.

 

Alex Baumann

Co-Founder and CEO
Petbuddy Group

Alex Baumann is the co-founder and CEO of swedish-born Petbuddy Group (PBG) that acquires and scales sustainable pet food brands. Prior to founding Buddy Pet Foods (now part of PBG) in 2019 Alex was MD for beauty-subscription box Glossybox Nordics, worked with M&A and internationalization at british THG, and led digital strategy at Volvo Cars. Alex holds an MSc. in International Business from Gothenburg School of Business, Economics and Law

Alex Baumann

Co-Founder and CEO
Petbuddy Group

Alex Baumann

Co-Founder and CEO
Petbuddy Group

Alex Baumann is the co-founder and CEO of swedish-born Petbuddy Group (PBG) that acquires and scales sustainable pet food brands. Prior to founding Buddy Pet Foods (now part of PBG) in 2019 Alex was MD for beauty-subscription box Glossybox Nordics, worked with M&A and internationalization at british THG, and led digital strategy at Volvo Cars. Alex holds an MSc. in International Business from Gothenburg School of Business, Economics and Law

 

Madeleine Morely

Co-Founder & CEO
Tomojo and Entovet

Anglo-French, 29 years old. Madeleine studied Economics at Exeter University and then did a MSc in Environmental Technology at Imperial College. 

After graduating I joined a Carbon Offsetting company called Natural Capital Partners briefly before deciding to set up he own insect-based pet food company TOMOJO.

Created in November 2017, TOMOJO is an insect-based pet food company based in Paris. Our mission is to promote natural, healthy and traceable food for pets while preserving the planet. 

Madeleine Morely

Co-Founder & CEO
Tomojo and Entovet

Madeleine Morely

Co-Founder & CEO
Tomojo and Entovet

Anglo-French, 29 years old. Madeleine studied Economics at Exeter University and then did a MSc in Environmental Technology at Imperial College. 

After graduating I joined a Carbon Offsetting company called Natural Capital Partners briefly before deciding to set up he own insect-based pet food company TOMOJO.

Created in November 2017, TOMOJO is an insect-based pet food company based in Paris. Our mission is to promote natural, healthy and traceable food for pets while preserving the planet. 

 

Pavel Gertsberg

CEO & Co-Founder
Strelka AI

Pavel Gertsberg

CEO & Co-Founder
Strelka AI

Pavel Gertsberg

CEO & Co-Founder
Strelka AI
 

Eli Hasson

Founding Partner
PHIL Ventures

Eli Hasson is founding partner of PHIL Ventures (Pet Health Innovation Labs) – the early-stage investments arm of Australia’s PETstock group.

Based in Tel Aviv, Eli has over 25 years’ experience in the Israeli tech sector – with deep knowledge in business strategy and multi-national operations. He was involved in multiple disruptive digital health ventures and led several technology mega-projects. Eli co-founded Quantum Discoveries – an industry-disrupting mineral exploration company that develops and deploys innovative technologies, operating in Chile and US.

Eli Hasson

Founding Partner
PHIL Ventures

Eli Hasson

Founding Partner
PHIL Ventures

Eli Hasson is founding partner of PHIL Ventures (Pet Health Innovation Labs) – the early-stage investments arm of Australia’s PETstock group.

Based in Tel Aviv, Eli has over 25 years’ experience in the Israeli tech sector – with deep knowledge in business strategy and multi-national operations. He was involved in multiple disruptive digital health ventures and led several technology mega-projects. Eli co-founded Quantum Discoveries – an industry-disrupting mineral exploration company that develops and deploys innovative technologies, operating in Chile and US.

Besides his passion for tech & innovation, Eli is an avid jazz musician and improviser.

 

 

Stanislav Nazarenus

Co-Founder
Mammaly

Stanislav Nazarenus is the co-founder and Co-CEO of mammaly, a digital pet health startup from Germany. He is leading the product, finance, operations as well as the retention marketing teams. Previously, he was active in the management consulting and venture capital industry at firms like KPMG, Coparion or Global Founders Capital.

Stanislav Nazarenus

Co-Founder
Mammaly

Stanislav Nazarenus

Co-Founder
Mammaly

Stanislav Nazarenus is the co-founder and Co-CEO of mammaly, a digital pet health startup from Germany. He is leading the product, finance, operations as well as the retention marketing teams. Previously, he was active in the management consulting and venture capital industry at firms like KPMG, Coparion or Global Founders Capital.

 

Jessica May

Head
European Virtual Veterinary Care Association

Jessica May

Head
European Virtual Veterinary Care Association

Jessica May

Head
European Virtual Veterinary Care Association
 

Stefan de Morais

Founder and Manging General Partner
Indico Capital Partners

Stefan de Morais

Founder and Manging General Partner
Indico Capital Partners

Stefan de Morais

Founder and Manging General Partner
Indico Capital Partners
 

Marco Hierling

Founder
Alphapet Ventures

Marco Hierling

Founder
Alphapet Ventures

Marco Hierling

Founder
Alphapet Ventures
 

Suzanne Brock

Founder and MD Nutriment
Voff Pet Food

Suzanne Brock

Founder and MD Nutriment
Voff Pet Food

Suzanne Brock

Founder and MD Nutriment
Voff Pet Food
 

Götz Kübler

Götz Kübler

Götz Kübler

 

Claudia Bilzer

Head Vet
Medivet

Claudia Bilzer

Head Vet
Medivet

Claudia Bilzer

Head Vet
Medivet
 

James McElroy

Founder
Oscar’s Farm

James McElroy

Founder
Oscar’s Farm

James McElroy

Founder
Oscar’s Farm
 

Hedda Olson

Co-Founder & CEO
Lassie

Hedda Olson

Co-Founder & CEO
Lassie

Hedda Olson

Co-Founder & CEO
Lassie
 

Tania Moser

CEO
Pets Deli

Tania is the CEO of Pets Deli, the leading direct-to-consumer pet food brand in Germany. Pets Deli’s mission is to make healthy feeding easy for everyone. It boasts a full range of premium dog and cat foods such as raw meals, dry and wet food and a complete assortment of snacks. In addition it carries products for pets with sensitive stomachs and recently introduced a sustainable product line that uses alternative proteins as well as a complete healthcare line.

Tania Moser

CEO
Pets Deli

Tania Moser

CEO
Pets Deli

Tania is the CEO of Pets Deli, the leading direct-to-consumer pet food brand in Germany. Pets Deli’s mission is to make healthy feeding easy for everyone. It boasts a full range of premium dog and cat foods such as raw meals, dry and wet food and a complete assortment of snacks. In addition it carries products for pets with sensitive stomachs and recently introduced a sustainable product line that uses alternative proteins as well as a complete healthcare line.

Tania took over Pets Deli in 2017 after it had to file for bankruptcy and rebuilt it from scratch. Today it is one of the fastest growing online pet food companies in Europe known for its speed of operation, online marketing strength and successful subscription services. Pets Deli currently launches on average one new product per week and will continue to grow both on- and offline in the upcoming year.

She holds a masters degree in International Management previously worked for the Boston Consulting Group. 

 

Julien Tripet

CEO and Founder
Animoscope

Julien Tripet

CEO and Founder
Animoscope

Julien Tripet

CEO and Founder
Animoscope
 

Marco Brunetti

Founder
Kippy

Marco Brunetti

Founder
Kippy

Marco Brunetti

Founder
Kippy
 

Owen Ensor

Founder
Good Dog Food

Owen Ensor

Founder
Good Dog Food

Owen Ensor

Founder
Good Dog Food
 

Maria Markusjan

Investor
T0 Ventures

Maria Markusjan

Investor
T0 Ventures

Maria Markusjan

Investor
T0 Ventures
 

Alvaro Gutierrez

Co-CEO
Barkibu

Alvaro Gutierrez

Co-CEO
Barkibu

Alvaro Gutierrez

Co-CEO
Barkibu
 

Marco Lagana

Founder and President
Dog Heroes

Marco Lagana

Founder and President
Dog Heroes

Marco Lagana

Founder and President
Dog Heroes

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