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Movers and Shakers with April Wachtel

Nov 26, 2019

Shilen Patel is co-founder and non-alch lead for Distill Ventures, the world’s first accelerator for the spirits industry. 

Shilen started in drinks by leading a team at Guinness that turned around over 20 years of brand decline. He then started his own business and has helped dozens of founders realize their potential. He loves asking provocative questions, helping develop brilliant propositions and compelling strategies and coaching high performing teams to deliver great results. 

In the podcast today we discuss-

  1. What DV is looking for in potential investments
  2. The evolution and future of the Non-alch trend
  3. The importance of stoicism in entrepreneurship 
  4. The biggest challenges facing food and beverage entrepreneurs today

...And so much more.

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