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Applications open for SKU Dallas through May 30th

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SKU provides an ecosystem that creates lasting change in CPG by providing all the resources founders need to accelerate the growth of their brands.  SKU’s world-class program is driven by a community of the nation’s top CPG leaders, successful founders and industry experts. Our intensive programs offer best-in-class education, hand-picked teams of  mentors and access to retailers and investors, all dedicated to building brands that change lives.

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SKU Atlanta Partners: Q&A with Craft Catalyst Team

SKU Atlanta Partners: Q&A with Craft Catalyst Team 700 500 Michelle Breyer

Steef Schelke and Chris Olivier, the principals of Craft Catalyst, spent some time with them to learn more about Craft Catalyst, and to talk about why they believe SKU Atlanta can help bring together the Southeast’s CPG community.

Standing out from the Pack: Q&A with Kady Sandel

Standing out from the Pack: Q&A with Kady Sandel 700 500 Michelle Breyer

When you walk into a store, you easily can be overwhelmed by the sheer volume of products on the shelf. In a market with thousands of companies are selling similar products, how do you break through the noise to reach your target consumer? We spoke brand strategist and designer Kady Sandel with Aventive Studio, an Austin-based…

The Art of Culinary Innovation: Q&A with Mark Crowell

The Art of Culinary Innovation: Q&A with Mark Crowell 700 500 sku

Mark Crowell, SKU Mentor and founder of Culinex A decade ago, few would have imagined the the concept of insects as protein, the range of milk alternatives or the proliferation of hard seltzers in every flavor imaginable. The innovation in the food and beverage space is creating entirely new categories, reshaping the store shelves and…

Apply now to Austin Track 10

Apply now to Austin Track 10 700 500 Michelle Breyer

Austin-based SKU is accepting applications for its 10th Austin cohort through Oct. 31st. The ideal SKU company has traction in the market, a compelling founder story and annual revenues of $250K or greater

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