Beauty and Money NYC 2019 | Kisaco Research

Connecting Independent Beauty Brands with Strategic Buyers, Financial Buyers, Retailers & Brand Mentors.

2019 BEAUTY SPOTLIGHT FINALISTS ANNOUNCED

See the 12 Beauty Spotlight Finalists
New York, NY, USA
26 September, 2019

12 BEAUTY SPOTLIGHT FINALISTS ANNOUNCED! 12 independent beauty brands, hand-picked by the prestigious Selection Committee, introduce themselves and their products on the main stage, in a quick-fire round of presentations. Submission deadline for all applicants: July 19th, 2019

“Beauty & Money - an amazing amalgam of brands and investors, ideas and contacts. It’s always amongst the first dates in our diaries. We’ve attended London, been Event Partners in LA and now NY. We can’t wait! ”

Stirling Murray, Founder and Managing Director, The Red Tree

Why Attend

Helping beauty brands navigate...

Investment | Retail | Customer Engagement | Business Operations | Mentorship

The 7th in the global series, with over 3000 private meetings scheduled globally.

Since 2017, Beauty & Money has connected over 500 independent beauty brands with the leading financial and strategic buyers.

However, building a successful business isn’t just about raising capital, it’s also about how you spend it.

This year, we have expanded the scope around the key areas in which building the right relationships can really help to drive a brand forward.

Our ‘Secret to Success’ series will concentrate on overcoming some of the reasons why start-ups fail and brands don’t scale, with priceless advice from some of the best in the industry.

Speaking of advice, we’re also bringing our Mentorship Programme to New York for 2019, an initiative to connect the next generation of beauty entrepreneurs with guidance from some of the top movers and shakers in the business.

We hope you like it!

250+
Attendees
12
Beauty Showcase Finalists
1000+
One-to-One Meetings
9
Indie Brand Mentors

BRAND MENTORSHIP PROGRAMME 2019

Schedule one-to-one mentoring sessions with a brand
mentors.
 

Having a collaborative network is critical as an entrepreneur and finding the right mentor to offer advice and further connections can be instrumental to success. Receive advice on overcoming business critical challenges such as building an effective team, differentiating product lines and driving reoccurring revenue.

Schedule one-to-one mentoring sessions with our brand mentors to expand your professional network and build new relationships.

To be considered for mentorship, please complete the short online form. Limited spaces available. Application deadline August 30th.
APPLICATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED.

BRAND MENTORS

The Beauty Spotlight

Showcasing the most innovative brands in beauty 

12 independent beauty brands, hand-picked by the prestigious Selection Committee, introduce themselves and their products on the main stage, in a quick-fire round of presentations.

Submissions will be accepted from both Mass and Prestige independent beauty brands in Colour Cosmetics, Skincare, Haircare, Fragrance, Bath & Body and Beauty Devices. They should be early to mid-stage brands that are actively seeking financial investment, acquisition, distribution, and/or marketing.

These can range from brands that are generating revenues under $1 million all the way up to larger entities that have revenues of $80 million.

The more detailed the application form, the more information the selection committee can use to make their decision. However, if you do not wish to fill in a question, please feel free to leave it blank.

 

Applications are now closed.

Announcement of the 12 Finalists: August 20th, 2019


2019 Selection Committee

Robin Li

Principle
GGV Capital

Tanya Soman

Venture Partner
500 Startups

Marla Beck

Co-Founder & CEO
Bluemercury

Neda Daneshzadeh

Partner
Prelude Growth Partners

Larry Khan

Managing Director
Beechwood Capital

Ben Lee

Managing Director
CircleUp

Ilya Seglin

Managing Director
Threadstone

Bentley Eidsmo

Director of New Brand Development
Guthy Renker

Sarah Foley

Managing Director
SWAT Equity Partners

Tina Bou-Saba

Private Investor
CxT Investments

Benni Leigh

CEO & Co-founder
Follow Beauty

Catherine Collins

CEO
Upfront Consultancy

Kathryn Cavanaugh

Managing Director
Capstar Ventures

Who Will Be There

Brands

Previous Attendees

Independent Beauty Brands:


 

Strategic Buyers:


Industry Supporting Companies

Previous Attendees

VC, Private Equity and Analysts:

 

Financial Investors:


Speakers

 

Chris Hobson

CEO
Patchology

Chris Hobson

CEO
Patchology

Chris Hobson

CEO
Patchology
 

Greg Torchiana

President
Bentley Labs

Greg Torchiana

President
Bentley Labs

Greg Torchiana

President
Bentley Labs
 

Joe Atencio

Partner
Yellow Wood Partners

Joe Atencio

Partner
Yellow Wood Partners

Joe Atencio

Partner
Yellow Wood Partners
 

Elizabeth Corrigan

Founder & President
The Complete Package

Elizabeth Corrigan

Founder & President
The Complete Package

Elizabeth Corrigan

Founder & President
The Complete Package
 

Amanda Baldwin

President
Supergoop!

Amanda Baldwin

President
Supergoop!

Amanda Baldwin

President
Supergoop!
 

Agustina Sartori

CEO & Founder
GlamST

Agustina Sartori Odizzio is the CEO and Founder of GlamST, a Virtual Makeup Platform designed for beauty brands and retailers that allows women to try on makeup from anywhere, anytime. The technology can be embedded in mobile apps, e-commerce and tablets for in-store. GlamST provides the most realistic and accurate effects that drive +15% more purchases and +52% more engagement as well as a unique analytics platform providing insights to purchasing behavior and choices.

Agustina Sartori

CEO & Founder
GlamST

Agustina Sartori

CEO & Founder
GlamST

Agustina Sartori Odizzio is the CEO and Founder of GlamST, a Virtual Makeup Platform designed for beauty brands and retailers that allows women to try on makeup from anywhere, anytime. The technology can be embedded in mobile apps, e-commerce and tablets for in-store. GlamST provides the most realistic and accurate effects that drive +15% more purchases and +52% more engagement as well as a unique analytics platform providing insights to purchasing behavior and choices. Some of their clients include: Ulta Beauty, Becca Cosmetics, Neiman Marcus, Maybelline NY, Clarins, Dior, YSL, Lancome, Shiseido, Dufry.

 

Liz Scott

President
EC Scott Group

Liz is the President at EC Scott Group where she oversees Company Strategy, Finance, Trade Marketing, Sales & Education, Communications, and the development of the Beauty and Wellness categories.  

Liz attended Wharton with a concentration in retail & marketing.  From her time at Saks Fifth Avenue, she brings respect for traditional retail, and from Gilt Group, a passionate entrepreneurial mentality, which fuels her motivation to bring brands and retailers success within the changing beauty landscape.  

Liz Scott

President
EC Scott Group

Liz Scott

President
EC Scott Group

Liz is the President at EC Scott Group where she oversees Company Strategy, Finance, Trade Marketing, Sales & Education, Communications, and the development of the Beauty and Wellness categories.  

Liz attended Wharton with a concentration in retail & marketing.  From her time at Saks Fifth Avenue, she brings respect for traditional retail, and from Gilt Group, a passionate entrepreneurial mentality, which fuels her motivation to bring brands and retailers success within the changing beauty landscape.  

EC Scott Group, founded in 2004, is the premier Sales, Service, and Training company for prestige beauty companies in the specialty retail channel in North America.  EC Scott Group’s services include everything from behind the scenes (i.e. warehousing, pick & pack, retailer headquarter management, collections), to the support in-store that makes independent retail partners successful (i.e. in-store education & training, event planning & execution, sell-through support).

 

 

Suzanne LeRoux

Founder & CEO
One Love Organics

Suzanne LeRoux

Founder & CEO
One Love Organics

Suzanne LeRoux

Founder & CEO
One Love Organics
 

Yasmin Dastmalchi

Senior Vice President, Global General Manager
Baxter

Yasmin Dastmalchi

Senior Vice President, Global General Manager
Baxter

Yasmin Dastmalchi

Senior Vice President, Global General Manager
Baxter
 

Andrew Glass

Founder & CEO
Non Gender Specific & Wakse

Andrew Glass

Founder & CEO
Non Gender Specific & Wakse

Andrew Glass

Founder & CEO
Non Gender Specific & Wakse
 

Tanya Soman

Venture Partner
500 Startups

Tanya Soman is a Venture Partner at 500 Startups, one of the most active seed stage venture capital firms in the world. She focuses on seed stage investment opportunities in the consumer space and leads a retail, beauty, and fashion specialty track within the 500 Accelerator that focuses on fundraising and growth f

Tanya Soman

Venture Partner
500 Startups

Tanya Soman

Venture Partner
500 Startups

Tanya Soman is a Venture Partner at 500 Startups, one of the most active seed stage venture capital firms in the world. She focuses on seed stage investment opportunities in the consumer space and leads a retail, beauty, and fashion specialty track within the 500 Accelerator that focuses on fundraising and growth for companies in those verticals. Previously, she worked at several AdTech startups in NYC before moving to Silicon Valley. Tanya is passionate about bridging the gap between international founders and Silicon Valley. Tanya graduated with a BS in business management from Babson College. 

 

Rachel Whittaker

Founder & Director
Indie Beauty Delivers

Rachel Whittaker

Founder & Director
Indie Beauty Delivers

Rachel Whittaker

Founder & Director
Indie Beauty Delivers
 

Craig Dubitsky

Friendly Founder
Hello Products

Craig Dubitsky

Friendly Founder
Hello Products

Craig Dubitsky

Friendly Founder
Hello Products
 

Samuel Cheney

Commercial Operations Director
BEAST London

Having developed the retail and wholesale business’ of premium beauty brands across the UK and European markets, Samuel Cheney was appointed Head Of Commercial Operations at BEAST. in 2018 with a focus on developing the brand. Samuel is responsible for Retail and Buying as well as Strategic Partnerships.

Samuel Cheney

Commercial Operations Director
BEAST London

Samuel Cheney

Commercial Operations Director
BEAST London

Having developed the retail and wholesale business’ of premium beauty brands across the UK and European markets, Samuel Cheney was appointed Head Of Commercial Operations at BEAST. in 2018 with a focus on developing the brand. Samuel is responsible for Retail and Buying as well as Strategic Partnerships.

The only men's retailer of its kind, BEAST. brings together over 80 premium brands spanning Body, Hair, Shave, Face and Fragrance. The brand presents a unique mix of innovative newcomers and long-established cult classics. The brand’s way of shopping is built around a simple logic, whereby the store and website offer the same merchandised structure across the categories - Body, Hair, Shave, Face and Fragrance rather than the industry standard – by brand.

With clients spanning Male and Female beauty and Fragrance, Samuel Cheney is an established consultant and brings together the skills of industry specialists to launch a new concept Brand Marketing House in 2019.   

 

Zahir Dossa

Co-Founder and CEO
Function of Beauty

Dr. Zahir Dossa is the co-founder and CEO of Function of Beauty, a digitally-native, hyper- customizable personal care company that individually formulates products based on one’s unique hair goals and preferences. Zahir is a graduate of MIT, earning two degrees in computer science and management, as well a Ph.D. in sustainability. After graduating, Zahir received a postdoctoral fellowship at the Center for Sustainability at the IMD Business School in Switzerland, where he co-authored a book on sustainable business models.

Zahir Dossa

Co-Founder and CEO
Function of Beauty

Zahir Dossa

Co-Founder and CEO
Function of Beauty

Dr. Zahir Dossa is the co-founder and CEO of Function of Beauty, a digitally-native, hyper- customizable personal care company that individually formulates products based on one’s unique hair goals and preferences. Zahir is a graduate of MIT, earning two degrees in computer science and management, as well a Ph.D. in sustainability. After graduating, Zahir received a postdoctoral fellowship at the Center for Sustainability at the IMD Business School in Switzerland, where he co-authored a book on sustainable business models. Zahir's research focused on the role of internet-based technologies to transform value chains, which eventually led him to found Function of Beauty in 2015.

 

Sarah Foley

Managing Director
SWAT Equity Partners

Sarah is a senior finance professional with 20 years of private equity and financial advisory experience. Most recently, Ms. Foley served as CFO of a New York City-based food company for over two years. Ms. Foley has served as a member of multiple private company boards of directors. She is also an active angel investor and member of New York Angels.

Sarah Foley

Managing Director
SWAT Equity Partners

Sarah Foley

Managing Director
SWAT Equity Partners

Sarah is a senior finance professional with 20 years of private equity and financial advisory experience. Most recently, Ms. Foley served as CFO of a New York City-based food company for over two years. Ms. Foley has served as a member of multiple private company boards of directors. She is also an active angel investor and member of New York Angels.

 

Claire Chang

Director
IgniteXL

Claire Chang

Director
IgniteXL

Claire Chang

Director
IgniteXL
 

Ryan Detert

CEO
Influential

Ryan Detert

CEO
Influential

Ryan Detert

CEO
Influential
 

Sunny Dhillon

Partner
Signia Venture Partners

Sunny Dhillon

Partner
Signia Venture Partners

Sunny Dhillon

Partner
Signia Venture Partners
 

Stirling Murray

Founder & Managing Director
The Red Tree

With more than 35 years’ experience of building business and brands in the global beauty industry Stirling runs The Red Tree, a leading international beauty brand consultancy.

The Red Tree works with a wide range of international businesses and provides solutions in creating and implementing long term strategy and vision, getting brands RaceFit fit for market, developing new products, international expansion, and brand and marketing strategies

Stirling Murray

Founder & Managing Director
The Red Tree

Stirling Murray

Founder & Managing Director
The Red Tree

With more than 35 years’ experience of building business and brands in the global beauty industry Stirling runs The Red Tree, a leading international beauty brand consultancy.

The Red Tree works with a wide range of international businesses and provides solutions in creating and implementing long term strategy and vision, getting brands RaceFit fit for market, developing new products, international expansion, and brand and marketing strategies

The Red Tree also manages brands on behalf of international brand owners providing an alternative to the classic distribution or subsidiary business model. The Red Tree becomes a brand's informal subsidiary but without attendant legal and tax issues and can provide account management, regular contact at store and salon level, employ staff, arrange logistics, PR, and in-store training.

The Red Tree's unique getting- ready-for- market programme - "RaceFit" - helps move brands to the point where they can enter into UK and international markets.

Stirling is the founder of The Beauty Symposium a fast moving seminar bringing "Fresh Thinking to the Beauty Business" with an eclectic and highly experienced mix of speakers. .

Has floated a business on AIM, and completed a multi-million acquisition.

Former guest lecturer in Marketing at the London College of Fashion,past member of its Industry Advisory Panel

Corporate experience includes UK and international board roles with Rimmel, Lauder and Bourjois.

 

Birgit Benayoun

Vice President, Fine Fragrance Division
MANE

Birgit Benayoun

Vice President, Fine Fragrance Division
MANE

Birgit Benayoun

Vice President, Fine Fragrance Division
MANE
 

Benni Leigh

CEO & Co-founder
Follow Beauty

Benni Leigh

CEO & Co-founder
Follow Beauty

Benni Leigh

CEO & Co-founder
Follow Beauty
 

Melissa Bridgeford

Founder
Stylust

Melissa Bridgeford

Founder
Stylust

Melissa Bridgeford

Founder
Stylust
 

Heather Connelly

Buying & Merchandising
CosBar

Heather Connelly

Buying & Merchandising
CosBar

Heather Connelly

Buying & Merchandising
CosBar
 

Divya Gugani

Co-Founder & CEO
Wander Beauty

Divya Gugani

Co-Founder & CEO
Wander Beauty

Divya Gugani

Co-Founder & CEO
Wander Beauty
 

Richard Kestenbaum

Partner
Triangle Capital, LLC and Forbes Contributor

Richard is a co-founder and Partner of Triangle Capital and has been an investment banker for over 35 years. Richard has a great deal of experience advising clients in merchandising businesses, particularly in the Retail & Consumer sector. Richard is an often-quoted expert on the retail and merchandising industries. He is a Contributor to Forbes.com where he writes a regular blog about trends in retail and consumer product businesses. He also appears regularly in print and other media as well as industry panels and speaking programs.

Richard Kestenbaum

Partner
Triangle Capital, LLC and Forbes Contributor

Richard Kestenbaum

Partner
Triangle Capital, LLC and Forbes Contributor

Richard is a co-founder and Partner of Triangle Capital and has been an investment banker for over 35 years. Richard has a great deal of experience advising clients in merchandising businesses, particularly in the Retail & Consumer sector. Richard is an often-quoted expert on the retail and merchandising industries. He is a Contributor to Forbes.com where he writes a regular blog about trends in retail and consumer product businesses. He also appears regularly in print and other media as well as industry panels and speaking programs.

Before co-founding Triangle, Richard was a Managing Director at a boutique investment banking firm called Financo, Inc. While at Financo, Richard was responsible for a majority of the firm’s apparel industry transactions. Prior to joining Financo, Richard was a Partner and First Vice President at Drexel Burnham Lambert Inc. At Drexel, Richard was responsible for a group of 14 professionals doing middle-market mergers and acquisitions around the world.

Richard is the co-author of three books on finance and computer programming. He is formerly an Adjunct Assistant Professor of International Business at the graduate program of the Stern School of Business at York University.

Richard received a BS in Accounting from New York University and an MBA with a concentration in Finance from Harvard University. Richard is married and lives in New York.

Click here to read Richard’s blog and follow him on Forbes.com.

 

Randi Christiansen

Co-Founder & CEO
Nécessaire

Randi Christiansen

Co-Founder & CEO
Nécessaire

Randi Christiansen

Co-Founder & CEO
Nécessaire
 

Rachel Roff

Owner
Urban Skin Rx

Rachel Roff

Owner
Urban Skin Rx

Rachel Roff

Owner
Urban Skin Rx
 

Michaela Atkinson

Head of Content
Dash Hudson

Michaela Atkinson

Head of Content
Dash Hudson

Michaela Atkinson

Head of Content
Dash Hudson
 

Donna Petretti

Head of NA Marketing - Personal Care
Croda

Donna Petretti

Head of NA Marketing - Personal Care
Croda

Donna Petretti

Head of NA Marketing - Personal Care
Croda
 

Ben Lee

Managing Director
CircleUp

Ben Lee

Managing Director
CircleUp

Ben Lee

Managing Director
CircleUp
 

Lizzy Eisenberg

Director, Market Development
Afterpay

As Director of Market Development at Afterpay, the publicly traded technology-driven payments company, Lizzy Eisenberg leads strategic partner acquisition for the Australian-based company’s U.S. business, with special emphasis on Beauty. Prior to joining Afterpay, Eisenberg held several roles with POPSUGAR Inc.: She led business development at ShopStyle, focusing on emerging products and markets, and spearheaded business development and partnerships for POPSUGAR's e-commerce initiatives.

Lizzy Eisenberg

Director, Market Development
Afterpay

Lizzy Eisenberg

Director, Market Development
Afterpay

As Director of Market Development at Afterpay, the publicly traded technology-driven payments company, Lizzy Eisenberg leads strategic partner acquisition for the Australian-based company’s U.S. business, with special emphasis on Beauty. Prior to joining Afterpay, Eisenberg held several roles with POPSUGAR Inc.: She led business development at ShopStyle, focusing on emerging products and markets, and spearheaded business development and partnerships for POPSUGAR's e-commerce initiatives.

Eisenberg holds a B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley, where she was named Most Valuable Player for the Division 1 women’s soccer program. She lives with her husband and dog in Portland, Oregon. 

 

Ken Krasnow

Vice President of Omni-Channel Marketing
Henkel

Ken Krasnow

Vice President of Omni-Channel Marketing
Henkel

Ken Krasnow

Vice President of Omni-Channel Marketing
Henkel
 

Sapna Parikh

Executive Director of eCommerce and Digital
Groupe Clarins

Sapna Parikh

Executive Director of eCommerce and Digital
Groupe Clarins

Sapna Parikh

Executive Director of eCommerce and Digital
Groupe Clarins
 

Andy Lu

Global eCommerce and Digital Director of Life Essentials
Unilever

Intensively involved in FMCG, home appliance sales, marketing, strategy at various tenures.

Specialised at channel strategy, path to purchase dynamics, digital and ecommerce strategy/implementation, new revenue streams, category investment management and global customer management (account planning and field operation).

Andy Lu

Global eCommerce and Digital Director of Life Essentials
Unilever

Andy Lu

Global eCommerce and Digital Director of Life Essentials
Unilever

Intensively involved in FMCG, home appliance sales, marketing, strategy at various tenures.

Specialised at channel strategy, path to purchase dynamics, digital and ecommerce strategy/implementation, new revenue streams, category investment management and global customer management (account planning and field operation).

 

Marie Chevrier

CEO & Founder
Sampler

Marie Chevrier

CEO & Founder
Sampler

Marie Chevrier

CEO & Founder
Sampler
 

Jacqueline Gutierrez

Founder & CEO
Beauty Backer

Jacqueline Gutierrez

Founder & CEO
Beauty Backer

Jacqueline Gutierrez

Founder & CEO
Beauty Backer
 

Anu Duggal

Founding Partner
Female Founders Fund

Anu is the Founding Partner of Female Founders Fund, an early-stage fund investing in technology companies started by women. Female Founders Fund has invested in some of the fastest growing female-led start-ups nationwide including: Eloquii, WayUp, Tala, Zola, Primary, Thrive Global, WinkyLux, Billie and more. In 2018, Anu was included in Fortune’s “40 Under 40” list,  and she has been praised for her impact in diversifying venture capital with additional distinctions including Business Insider’s “Ultimate List of Female Startup Investors,” and “Top 4 Venture Firms Investing in Women”.

Anu Duggal

Founding Partner
Female Founders Fund

Anu Duggal

Founding Partner
Female Founders Fund

Anu is the Founding Partner of Female Founders Fund, an early-stage fund investing in technology companies started by women. Female Founders Fund has invested in some of the fastest growing female-led start-ups nationwide including: Eloquii, WayUp, Tala, Zola, Primary, Thrive Global, WinkyLux, Billie and more. In 2018, Anu was included in Fortune’s “40 Under 40” list,  and she has been praised for her impact in diversifying venture capital with additional distinctions including Business Insider’s “Ultimate List of Female Startup Investors,” and “Top 4 Venture Firms Investing in Women”. Anu began her tech career as a co-founder of Exclusively.in, a private sale e-commerce company backed by Accel & Tiger which was acquired by Myntra. She is a Board Observer for ELOQUII, Maven Clinic, and Landit, and a Board Member for WinkyLux and The Rubin Museum of Art. She holds an MBA from London Business School and a BA from Vassar College.

 

Ilya Seglin

Managing Director
Threadstone

Ilya Seglin

Managing Director
Threadstone

Ilya Seglin

Managing Director
Threadstone
 

Taylor Hamilton

CEO
reCommerce

Taylor Hamilton

CEO
reCommerce

Taylor Hamilton

CEO
reCommerce
 

Michael Grant

SVP Digital Advertising
reCommerce

Michael Grant, who currently serves as SVP Digital Advertising at reCommerce Brands, comes with 15 years of experience in the digital advertising space. Starting at the age of 18, Michael founded and grew a digital advertising agency that was acquired in 2011. After his entrepreneurial endeavors, Michael joined the agency-side and served in leadership roles at agencies including Havas, Omnicom, and Ayima working with global brands such as Unilever, Apple, McDonald’s, Major League Baseball, LVMH, Volkswagen Group, and Verizon.

Michael Grant

SVP Digital Advertising
reCommerce

Michael Grant

SVP Digital Advertising
reCommerce

Michael Grant, who currently serves as SVP Digital Advertising at reCommerce Brands, comes with 15 years of experience in the digital advertising space. Starting at the age of 18, Michael founded and grew a digital advertising agency that was acquired in 2011. After his entrepreneurial endeavors, Michael joined the agency-side and served in leadership roles at agencies including Havas, Omnicom, and Ayima working with global brands such as Unilever, Apple, McDonald’s, Major League Baseball, LVMH, Volkswagen Group, and Verizon. Prior to joining reCommerce, Michael was client-side with Beretta where he led consumer marketing and consumer sales for the oldest manufacturing company in the world, spearheading the digital transformation and digital expansion of the global brand. 

 

Rachel Adler

Director of Digital Marketing and Communications
Peter Thomas Roth Clinical Skin Care

Rachel Adler

Director of Digital Marketing and Communications
Peter Thomas Roth Clinical Skin Care

Rachel Adler

Director of Digital Marketing and Communications
Peter Thomas Roth Clinical Skin Care
 

Amy Shecter

CEO
GlamSquad

Amy Shecter

CEO
GlamSquad

Amy Shecter

CEO
GlamSquad
 

Beryl Solomon

Founder
Poplar

Beryl Solomon

Founder
Poplar

Beryl Solomon

Founder
Poplar

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Podcast with 2017 Spotlight Finalist - David Thurston, Co-Founder, Pulp Riot

Pulp Riot were one of 12 finalists in the 2017 Beauty & Money NY Brand Spotlight and went on to be sold to Beauty giant L'Oreal in a deal represented by Triangle Capital. In this podcast David speaks to Richard Kestenbaum, co-founder of Triangle Capital on his experiences growing his brand and going on to sell to L'Oreal. 

The Agenda

The 2019 Beauty & Money Summit program is now live!

What to expect at Beauty & Money Summit New York 2019:

  • Connect with 250+ of the Beauty Industry’s most influential directors and C-level executives from financial investors active in beauty, retailers and distributors, strategic buyers, indie approves suppliers and more.
  • Schedule 12 one to one meetings onsite though our private netoworking platform.
  • Enter your brand for the Beauty Spotlight - 12 beauty brands, who are actively seeking investment, acquisition or partnerships, will be hand-picked to showcase their brand on the main stage.
  • Schedule one-to-one mentoring sessions with our brand
    mentors and get guidance from some of the top CEOs, Founders & Industry leader

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Rate: $429 + 8.875% New York State Sales Tax, 5.875% New York City Tax and $3.50 per night room tax, premier room, includes complimentary continental breakfast, afternoon hors d’oeuvres with wine/beer and internet access.

Book online: https://res.windsurfercrs.com/ibe/details.aspx?propertyid=13610&nights=1&checkin=09/25/2019&group=1909KISAG2

Telephone: North American Reservations Department on (800) 622-5569 quoting Premier New York Times Square Hotel and Kisaco Research booking number 1909KISAG1P

Please book before 4th September 2019. After this date rates are subject to availability.

Conference Packages

Sending Your Team? Group Discounts Available!

Applicable for Primary Market, Service Provider and Industry Rates Only. Not available for Academic or ‘Start-Up’ rates

Book a Team of 3+ - Save an Additional 10% Off
Book a Team of 5+ - Save an Additional 15% Off

If you would like to register a team of 3 or more, please email [email protected] for your discount coupon code before registering. PLEASE NOTE: Discounts cannot be combined with Early Bird Pricing or any other discount or offer. If you have any questions about your registration, please call us on +44 (0)20 3696 2920

We accept the following cards through Stripe:
Thursday, June 13, 2019 to Wednesday, September 25, 2019
Pre-Event Workshop (September 25th)
$199
ONLY VALID WITH A FULL BEAUTY & MONEY NY REGISTRATION.
Only open to Independent Beauty Brands
To book, please select the Workshop add-on when registering at the independent brands rate.
For more information, please contact [email protected]
Saturday, August 17, 2019 to Thursday, September 26, 2019
Subsidized Brands Rate (Under $3mill Revenue)
$1,299
Standard Rate available through Thursday, September 26th 2019.
Brands must be under £3mil revenue to qualify for this rate
One-to-One Meeting Scheduler
Main Conference Sessions & Networking Functions
$25 of each ticket will be donated to Beauty Banks, a UK based charity that provides people living in poverty with hygiene and personal care items.
Saturday, August 17, 2019 to Thursday, September 26, 2019
Corporate Brands & Retailers
$1,699
Standard Rate available through Thursday, September 26th 2019.
One-to-One Meeting Scheduler
Main Conference Sessions & Networking Functions
$25 of each ticket will be donated to Beauty Banks, a UK based charity that provides people living in poverty with hygiene and personal care items.
Saturday, August 17, 2019 to Thursday, September 26, 2019
Service Providers & Industry Supporting Companies
$2,999
Standard Rate available through Thursday, September 26th 2019. Save $400
Investment/ Financial Services/ Consultancy/Packaging/ CMOs/ Ingredients/ Marketing/ Design
One-to-One Meeting Scheduler
Main Conference Sessions & Networking Functions
$25 of each ticket will be donated to Beauty Banks, a UK based charity that provides people living in poverty with hygiene and personal care items.
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About Kisaco Research

Kisaco Research produces, designs and hosts B2B industry conferences, exhibitions and communities – focused on a specialized selection of topic areas.

Meet industry peers that will help build a career-changing network for life.

Learn from the mistakes of your peers as much as their successes—ambitious industry stalwarts who are happy to share not just what has made them successful so far but also their plans for future proofing their companies.

Note down the inspired insight that will form the foundation for future strategies and roadmaps, both at our events and through our online communities.

Invest both in your company growth and your own personal development by signing up to one of our events and get started.

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