Who are the most innovative consumer brands of 2018?
Investors, deal makers and other luminaries help select the final 25 winners
Staff Writer, Forbes
Co-Founder & CEO,
Once Upon A Farm
Founder & CEO,
LaunchPad Group USA
Union Square Ventures
Executive Creative Director & CEO,
SVP of Merchandising,
Food, Beverage, and Consumer Products Group,
Encore Consumer Capital
CEO & Co-founder,
Managing Partner, Pin High Capital; former CEO and Founder of Amplify Snack Brands
The Invus Group
CIO & President, New Brands,
Luxury Brand Partners
The Balanced Blonde
Founder of ForceBrands
CEO and Co-founder, CircleUp
Vice President Global Research & Insights,
The Coca-Cola Company
Associate Director - P&G Ventures,
Procter & Gamble
Co-founder & Managing Partner,
Head of Business, Amazon LaunchPad
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HOW IT WORKS
Submit a nomination and tell us why the brand is one of the most innovative of the year. This year, all nominees must submit through our submission form.
We’re also tracking the #CircleUp25 hashtag on Twitter for nominations. Be sure to engage your fans on Twitter to boost your nomination!
Nominations will be narrowed by Helio, our machine learning platform that analyzes 1.3 million businesses across relative strength of brand, team, distribution and financial performance. For more on Helio, read about it here.
Who is qualified?
Privately-held consumer and retail companies of any size
Companies across the food, beverage, apparel, retail, restaurants, home goods, pet care and personal care categories
CircleUp alumni—you’re qualified to enter CircleUp25!
Who is not qualified?
Companies that have been acquired
Companies currently on CircleUp
Previous CircleUp25 winners