March 2013

While the idea for this blog post came up at a meeting I had while at SXSW, I’ve been late to distill my thinking on it. Hopefully, with enough typing and retyping, I can recreate the original intent in some form or another. I was sharing breakfast one morning in Austin with a food + […]


Food + Tech Connect Ecosystem Infographic

by Adam on March 20, 2013

Earlier this month, Food + Tech Connect published their monthly report on M&A and funding activity in the food space. I’ve come to really appreciate and enjoy the perspective the website gives on all aspects of the food space, and there’s some great detail here about the types of companies getting funded. Unsurprisingly, we’re seeing […]


Networked Food Systems Dinner

by Adam on March 15, 2013

Each year at SXSW, Danielle Gould of Food + Tech Connect makes a point of organizing thought-leaders within the food innovation ecosystem for an evening of thought-provoking discussion on pressing issues within the food space. This year was no different, and I had the pleasure of sitting down with some incredible folks, over a great […]


A Photo Journey of Austin

by Adam on March 13, 2013

People often say that the best way to experience a place is through its food. That’s definitely true, but another good option is through photos…as they also say, a picture is worth a thousand words. So herewith, after a six day trip to Austin, is a photo journey through some of the finer points of […]


The SXSW Experience

by Adam on March 11, 2013

Before I go any further than this initial opening sentence, I want to say that I’m trying very hard to avoid having this post devolve into a rant. But it may, so I’m warning the 1-2 readers I have that I may be whining incessantly by the end of this. Fair enough. This is my […]


SXSW, Anyone?

by Adam on March 4, 2013

In a few days time, South-by-Southwest 2013 (SXSW) will be in full swing. The conference, if I can even call it that, starts off with Interactive, and moves into Film and Music later in the week. Interactive is a fascinating mix of programming on entrepreneurial innovation, digital platform development, emerging technologies, the start-up ecosystem (and […]