Pets & Money Summit 2019 Recap
The Pets & Money Summit hosted over 100 leaders from pet brands, supporting companies, strategic and financial buyers in Austin, Texas on Dec. 11.
The “Shark Tank” style event allowed pet business owners to meet investors, spend the day with pet professionals, meet new companies and learn from each other.
The one day event showcased innovation and explored trends and consumer priorities, with more than 200 scheduled meetings and over a dozen speakers.
The Summit featured the Best in Show Spotlight, which gave 12 emerging brands the opportunity to present their products and services on the main stage in a quick-fire round of presentations. Out of 50 applicants, those selected were Anna Skaya, Base Paw; Tara Zedayko, DIG Labs; Zel Crampton, Diggs; Shaina Denny, DogDrop; Wendy Shankin-Cohen, DrHarvey’s; Anja Skodda, Happy Again Pet; Josh Awad, Honest Paws; Noora Keskievari, OneMind Dogs; Woody Mawhinney, Pawlicy Advisor; Meggie Williams, Skipper; Leon Kruger, VetPlusMore; and Lisa Baronoff, Walkee Paws.