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2020 Pet Care Startup Opportunity Map

The completed 2020 Pet Care Startup Opportunity map shows over 100 companies in 3 categories and 20+ subcategories. Scroll down in the post for a downloadable version with descriptions of…
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2020 Pet Care Startup Opportunity Events

Click for a preview of the events Startups need recognition – and their supporters and investors need to understand the opportunity they’re addressing. Are you one of the hundreds of…
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Pet Care Founders Gather

You’re not alone! We meet lots of pet care founders like yourself. While you’re doing something amazing, you might not be plugged into a larger community of pet care founders…
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Pet Care Startups Around the US

The Pet Care Innovation Prize gets to see the exciting pet care startup ecosystems at our events each year. In 2019, the Prize met hundreds of startups and aspiring pet…
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Get Cash, Recognition, and a Peer Network!

Five innovative pet care startups are going to win $10,000+, valuable business support, industry exposure, and access to a peer network of founders at fast growing pet care startups. Will…
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Join Us on Sept 12!

Are you not yet sure about applying for the 2020 Pet Care Innovation Prize? Not sure if the PCIP is a fit for you and your pet care startup? Get…
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Meet the PCIP at SuperZoo

Are you an emerging pet care entrepreneur? SuperZoo is one of the world’s largest events for the pet care industry and the PCIP will be there meeting startups, sharing ideas,…
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Successful Pet Startups Join the PCIN

Pet Care Innovation Prize (PCIP) winners get no-strings-attached cash, exposure at major industry events, business support, and more in the year that they win, but now the benefits continue year…
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Pet Care Innovators Join Forces

In May 2019, several dozen highly innovative emerging pet care companies became members of the Pet Care Innovation Network, sponsored by Purina. At no cost to them, these startups will…
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Finalists for the Third Pet Care Innovation Prize Showcase Breadth of Booming Pet Industry

From ingredient innovations to streamlining veterinary care, the finalists for the 2019 Pet Care Innovation Prize are taking innovative approaches to give pets and pet owners new options in feeding, treating, understanding, caring for and interacting with their dogs and cats. For the third time in as many years, the pet lovers at Purina are helping give promising pet care startups…

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PCIP at SuperZoo: Winners Paying it Forward

Past PCIP Winners Dustin McAdams (PupJoy), Jamie Migdal (FetchFind) and Holly Ganz (AnimalBiome) with Adam Hobler of PCIP sponsor Purina at SuperZoo 2018. Past PCIP Winners with early stage entrepreneurs…
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2018 PCIP Winners Announced

Five Pet-Centric Startups Receive Recognition and Funding from Pet Care Leaders at Purina St. Louis, MO (November 8, 2017) – Five pet-focused startups have each won $10,000 and are competing…
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FetchFind – One Year Update From a 2017 PCIP Winner

FetchFind is the #1 training solution for pet care businesses. The startup was a Winner of the first Pet Care Innovation Prize competition, winning $10,000, an all-expenses paid Pet Care Business Boot Camp for founder Jamie Migdal, and visibility with investors and industry leaders.

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PupPod – One Year Update From a 2017 PCIP Winner

PupPod makes dog toys for the Internet age. Their first product, the PupPod Wobbler, is a smartphone-connected puzzle toy for dogs. As dogs interact with the toy, they earn treats from a human or Bluetooth dispenser and the game gets harder as a dog gets smarter.

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K9 Fit Club – One Year Update From a 2017 PCIP Winner

K9 Fit Club is a lifestyle company dedicated to creating good health, fitness and wellness of dogs and their people. The startup was a Winner of the first Pet Care Innovation Prize competition, winning $10,000, an all-expenses paid Pet Care Business Boot Camp for founder Tricia Montgomery, and visibility with investors and industry leaders.

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