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How to Enter the Food and Beverage Industry with Hojicha Co.

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Co-founder of Hojicha Co, Francois Mathieu, shares his business journey of leaving behind the corporate world

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Co-founder of Hojicha Co, Francois Mathieu, shares his business journey of leaving behind the corporate world to start a food and beverage company to showcase the art of Hojicha, a roasted green tea from Kyoto, Japan.

In this session, you will learn:

  • Transitioning from employment to running your own business full time.
  • The biggest learnings going from selling software & services to selling tangible products.
  • Mistakes to avoid when launching a food & beverage company.
  • Building a sustainable business for the long term.

About Francois

After helping build successful startups in the technology space, Francois Mathieu launched his own business Hojicha Co. with his partner Danielle Geva in the Fall of 2018. Their goal is for North American consumers to discover and enjoy roasted green tea, a product that originated in Kyoto, Japan 100 years ago.

https://hojicha.co/

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