After Hours w/ 8VC, Plated & sweetgreen

 You're invited to an unforgettable sweetgreen dinner with 8VC Founding Partner Drew Oetting, Plated co-founder/CEO Josh Hix and sweetgreen's Averi Haugesag. Enjoy an intimate conversation with Drew, Josh and Averi, explore food tech trends, curated connections, a business challenge and pitch off...over a seasonal, locally-sourced meal.  



Josh Hix is the cofounder and CEO of Plated, the meal kit delivery service that just sold to Albertsons for $300M. Plated is the largest exit in the history of Shark Tank.

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Drew Oetting is a Founding Partner at 8VC, one of Silicon Valley’s youngest and most exciting new entrants to the VC market which manages over $1.5B. Previously, Drew was a Partner at Formation 8 and served as chief of staff to Joe Lonsdale (founder of Palantir, Addepar, OpenGov). He's been involved in hundreds of investments including Oculus (acq Facebook), Wish, Oscar, Plated (acq Albertsons), Common, Synthego, Digital Surgery, Roam Analytics and co-founded Affinity Technologies.




Averi Haugesag is apart of the comunity marketing team at sweetgreen, overseeing all six Bay Area locations. Averi is a St. Paul, Minnesota native living and working in the San Francisco Bay Area. In her free time she enjoys freelance writing, surfing and hiking.




sweetgreen serves simple, seasonal, healthy salads and grain bowls made in-house from scratch, using whole produce delivered that morning. Knotel provides branded spaces for companies, allowing businesses to cut costs and enjoy the freedom of a flexible lease.



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