Creating Lasting Change in CPG
SKU: The Nation's Leading Consumer Products Accelerator

What We Do

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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The SKU Report: The Latest CPG News

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

Gathering in Person Again: Tara Burkley Talks Expo East

Gathering in Person Again: Tara Burkley Talks Expo East 700 500 sku

With Expo East coming up Sept 22-25th in Philadelphia, Tara Burkley shared the experience of going virtual and the return to live events.

Seth Werner Talks about the Power of Pricing

Seth Werner Talks about the Power of Pricing 700 500 Michelle Breyer

Pricing is unique in that it is the one opportunity for the firm to capture value.

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SKU is for you if...

You are a consumer product startup with traction and market validation, ready to take the next steps to scale.