Announcing the Austin Fast Start: CPG Finalists


Join us in-person at the Austin Fast Start: CPG Pitch Event to hear these finalists pitch for $2,500 cash and in-kind prizes valued over $2,000!

Monday, May 9th
5:30pm – 7:30pm
Capital Factory | Voltron Room

And Your Finalists Are…

Click on each Finalists name to learn more.

  • Basic B Chai

    Basic B Chai is an Austin-based, women-owned beverage company that produces and sells high-quality, small-batch beverages to coffee shops, groceries, and direct to consumers.

  • Bold Move Beverages

    Bold Move Beverages is an early-stage alcohol brand that combines two of the world’s most beloved drinks, coffee & whiskey, into a ready-to-drink (‘RTD’) cocktail called Cold Brooze®.

  • Funky Mello

    Funky Mello makes the world’s first and only plant based refrigerated marshmallow cremes in fun flavors. Everything they make is also gluten free, soy & corn free.

  • NHT Skin & Hair Care Co.

    NHT Skin & Hair Care Co. specializes in formulating, developing and manufacturing high quality, clean, natural and organic luxury skin and hair cosmeceutical products.

Thank you to our Austin Fast Start CPG Judges and Emcee

Corey Dolina
Vice President, SBA Banker
Regions Bank

Sophia Javaheri
Director of Program Operations

Crystal Royal
Supplier Diversity Manager

Ezinne Udezue
Vice President, Product Management
Procore Technologies

Katrina Tolentino

Executive Director
Naturally Austin

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