If you are reading this semi-secret page, you have probably been invited to sponsor or speak at the Feed a Brain (online) Summit, and I would love to have a conversation with you!
Coming 2018
Improve a Billion Brains... Improve a Billion Lives

The Feed a Brain Summit is the first online summit focusing on functional neurology, neuro-optometry, functional medicine, and functional nutrition with experts sharing safe and effective methods for brain optimization, neurorehabilitation, and brain development!
Why We Are Launching The Feed A Brain Summit:
To improve a billion brains... To improve a billion lives.
There are many ways to support the brain, and it is time that these tools are shared with the world! 
The Feed a Brain Summit will bring together experts to share the most important and effective tools to recover and to optimize our brains.
The tools that will be shared are useful for survivors of brain injury, brain disease or other neurological conditions and...
these same tools can help ANYONE to optimize brain function! 
Summit Reach:
Every affiliate and speaker will be given an incentive to tell their audience about the Feed a Brain Summit, giving us a massive reach!

Wish List of Expert Interviewees (* confirmed):
Dr. Alex Vasquez DC, ND, DO, FACN *
Dr. Andre Fredieu, MD 
Dr. Bonnie Kaplan, PhD 
Dr. Brandon Brock, DC, NP *
Dr. Bruce H. Lipton, PhD 
Dr. Charles Shidlofsky, OD *
Dr. Dan Pardi PhD * 
Dr. David George, DC
Dr. David Haase, MD *
Dr. David Okonkwo, MD, PhD
Dr. David Perlmutter, MD 
Dr. David Traster, DC *
Dr. Datis Kharrazian, DC
Dr. Deann Fitzgerald, OD

Dr. Deanna Minich, PhD
Dr. Debbie Zelinski, OD *
Dr. Jeffrey Bland, PhD
Dr. Jeremy Schmoe, DC *
Dr. Jerome Lubbe, DC * 
Dr. Josh Flowers, DC * 
Dr. Kelly Brogan, MD *
Dr. Kirk Parsley, MD
Dr. Leonard Press , OD * 
Dr. Lauren Noel, ND *
Dr. Matt Antonucci, DC
Dr. Nicholas DeFlumeri, DC * 
Dr. Norman Doidge, MD 
Dr. Paul Sargent, MD, PhD


Dr. Patricio Rayes, MD * 
Dr. Rachel N. Remen, MD 
Dr. Robert Melillo, PhD, DC
Dr. Robert Sanet, OD
Dr. Terry Wahls, MD *
Adam La Reau
Andrea Nakayama *
Ben Greenfield 
Dave Asprey 
Jessica Flanigan * 
Jim Kwick
JJ Virgin 
Nora Gedgaudas *
Robb Wolf 
V Capaldi 

We are planning to launch the "Feed a Brain Summit" at the same time as the "How to Feed a Brain" Book by Cavin Balaster. 
Who Are We?
Cavin Balaster:
-Cavin Balaster  
Author of How to Feed a Brain, creator of FeedaBrain.com and AdventuresinBrainInjury.com, and co-host of the Adventures in Brain Injury Podcast.
My name is Cavin Balaster. I am the author of How to Feed a Brain: Nutrition for Optimal Brain Function and Repair. I am also a speaker, coach, educator, and a survivor of a severe traumatic brain injury. 
In 2011, I survived a two-story fall, was comatose for twelve days, diagnosed with a diffuse axonal injury (DAI) and was given less than a 10% chance of recovery. After finally waking from a 12-day coma, serious complications arose with the need to induce a second coma. In the following months, I endured severe brain fog, memory loss, breathing problems, in coordination with the left side of my body (my left hand was completely flexed inward), and...
I didn't eat, walk, or talk for months.
At a pivotal moment, I was introduced to functional medicine and functional neurology, which illuminated for me a different way of looking at recovery. As several treatments, exercises, and therapies were implemented...
I began to reclaim the mental clarity I had before my injury.
I utilized this regained clarity and dove into study, contacting practitioners of many different specialties to better understand how I could optimize my own recovery.
I now drive, ride bikes, camp, play guitar, sing, and even practice martial arts!
After my injury, I did not know if I'd ever recover enough to lead a successful life, but I vowed that if I did get better, I would work to share the most effective tools that I found throughout recovery, and that is what my websites are all about: Improving a Billion Brains… Improving a Billion Lives!
I have been working with doctors, nutritionists, professors, functional neurologists, and dieticians, to put together resources to help and guide others.
Click the banner below to learn more about me and the resources I provide to brain injury survivors and loved ones.
-Dr. Jeremy Schmoe DC DACNB FABBIR
Owner of Minnesota Functional Neurology (MFNC) mnfunctionalneurology.com
 Dr. Jeremy Schmoe, DC:

Dr. Jeremy Schmoe (DC DACNB FACFN, FABBIR) is a Minnesota doctor and owner of Minnesota Functional Chiropractic & Neurology (MFNC.)  

He is a leading practitioner who works with patients from all over Minnesota as well as the USA.

Dr. Schmoe is board certified through the American Chiropractic Neurology Board and has completed a TBI Certification.

He is an expert in Functional Neurology and Functional Medicine.
Jeremy’s introduction to Functional Neurology came as a patient and practitioner after having undergone multiple surgeries and years of failed rehabilitation attempts, he finally achieved relief from a persistent shoulder condition that ended his baseball career. Jeremy brings a wealth of neuro-rehabilitation experience, particularly in the areas of vestibular and traumatic brain injury rehabilitation (including concussion), 
as he personally has had injuries from whiplash skiing accidents that lead to debilitating vertigo and dizziness from 2011-2014.
He is a fellow in Brain Injury Rehabilitation who helps manage patients with complex neuro and metabolic conditions.

In December 2015, he was named Valedictorian for the Carrick Institute/ISCN Traumatic Brain Injury Graduation! He was chosen for having the highest score on the Fellow of the American Board of Brain Injury and Rehabilitation (FABBIR) exam during the year.

Dr. Schmoe is also a speaker for the Carrick Institute of Graduate Studies, where he shares his expertise and presents advice on managing patients with concussion and brain injury. In this role, he teaches and educates other practitioners about clinical applications in functional neurology. He has lectured for the Minnesota Chiropractic Association, Northwestern Health Science University, University of Minnesota Sports Performance Program and various patient support groups. He has worked with multiple professional athletes with complex injuries and persistent post-concussive symptoms and he is on the leadership team for Functional Neuro-Orthopedics (FNOR). 

He is a highly innovative rehabilitation specialist that draws from a diverse wealth of clinical experience gained from years of clinical experience in the areas of sports and neurorehabilitation.
-Michelle Malmberg
Certified GAPS Practitioner and Co-Host of the
Adventures in Brain Injury Podcast 
adventuresinbraininjury.com
Michelle Malmberg
Michelle is a former ballroom and Latin dancer, choreographer, a mother, and all-around lovely human being who
was given a 1% chance of survival after numerous seizures resulted in...
  • A coma with a rock bottom GCS (Glasgow Coma Scale of 3);
  • Imaging showing that she had a mandarin orange size tumor in her right frontal lobe 
  • A medical mishap resulted in a punctured carotid artery that bled out into her chest cavity requiring emergency thoracic surgery and a blood transfusion.
Once stabilized, the tumor was surgically removed and she worked toward a successful outcome and a remarkable recovery!
Michelle then acquired two untreated Strep infections which lead to Adult-onset PANDAS - a form of Autoimmune Encephalitis.
Unable to get medical assistance due to a lack of knowledge of such a rare condition, Michelle researched and identified her case independently. Two years later, testing via Moleculera Labs and diagnosis from a PANDAS specialist confirmed her research. Today she is a student of functional medicine and nutrition, fellow adventurer, and co-host of the Adventures in Brain Injury Podcast.
Sponsorship/Donate Opportunities
Why Sponsor/Donate the Feed a Brain Summit?
Sponsorship of the Feed a Brain Summit shows the world that...
  • Your company's brand, products, and/or services are excellent for better brain function and repair and are endorsed by both FeedaBrain.com and AdventuresinBrainInjury.com
  •  
Summit Reach and Field Growth:
Because this is new, useful, and exciting information for a largely untapped market, we project that there will be many buyers.

More importantly, our ability to educate people on the power of different modalities for healing will be mutually beneficial for patients as well as everyone working in the fields that utilize safe and effective tools for neuro-rehabilitation.

We will be promoting the integrative, safe, and effective approaches of functional medicine, functional neurology, and neuro-optometry.

Your Investment/Sponsorship Will be Used For:
  • Team building
  • Promotional material and increasing exposure
  • Audience building
  • Summit launch

Team Building
We are localized in an internet marketing hub and are connected to many of the people needed to execute this summit successfully. With funding, we will be able to build an amazing team of professionals who can step into these positions:
  • Chief Operations Officer
  • Web Designer (backend, and metrics management)
  • Marketing and Advertising Specialist
  • Affiliate Manager
  • Publicist: PR and organic marketing expert to manage professional relationships, schedule guest appearances (podcasts, videos, summits, etc.),  and other public relations and press.
Who is Our Audience?
Anyone interested in their brain working better!
Patients diagnosed with brain injury/disease:
  • TBI and stroke community
  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) community
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS) community
  • Parkinson’s community
- Practitioners who work with neurological conditions:
  • Therapists (PTs, OTs, VTs, SLPs, etc.)
  • Functional/chiroprictic Neurologists
  • Neuro-Optometrists, Neuro-Ophthalmologists, and other eye docs
  • Neurologists, neuro-biologists, neuro-surgeons
- Nootropics community (everyday people interested in way to optimize or “hack” their brain function):
  • People into “smart drugs”: supplements, nutraceuticals, and functional foods that improve one or more aspects of mental function.
- Parents ("How to Feed a Baby Brain")



Sponsorship Opportunities
Level One: Affiliate Partner (for Sponsors and Speakers)
Unlimited Availability
Increased Affiliate Commission:
All sponsors and presenters will be given an increased affiliate commission of 65% of the sale price for all purchases initially brought to the site from their unique affiliate link.

So if we decide to sell all of the presentations for $297, the commission that will be paid for each sale that was initially brought to the site from a sponsor's unique affiliate link will be $193.05.

So... If you have a list of 100,000, depending on average conversion and buying rates, the projections look like this (click to enlarge):
Level Two: Sustaining Leadership 
5  Available 
Banner on Website:
In addition to an increased affiliate payout, your banner will be visible on the front page and on each day of the summit. 
Level Three: Presenting Partner 
3 Available
Presentation Spot and Pre-roll Sponsorship in Each Presentation:
In addition to all of the above rewards, a speaker of your choosing will be given the virtual stage for a presentation or interview. Your sponsorship will also be announced at the beginning of each and every interview or presentation that is a part of the summit.




What kind of sponsors are we looking for?
  • If you or your company provide excellent care for brain injury/disease, we would like to connect with you.
  • If you or your company produce brain building nutritional supplements or food products, we’d like to connect with you.
  • If you or your company provide real food gastric feeds to patients… we’d like to connect with you. 
  • If you simply want to support these efforts to improve a billion brains and a billion lives… we’d like to connect with you.
We will only partner with sponsors whom we believe in and support.
Are you interested in joining us?
If you would like to be a sponsor or a speaker, and we have not yet spoken, let's make that happen. 
 Feed a Brain and Adventures in Brain Injury

 Improve a Billion Brains… Improve a Billion Lives
Mission:
Providing safe and effective tools for neurorehabilitation and brain optimization. 
  • A new website (feedabrain.com) and social media presence (@feedabrain).
  • "How to Feed a Brain" book written by Cavin Balaster in partnership with Dr. Terry Wahls.
  • Married to AdventuresinBrainInjury.com.
  • Voted "Best Brain Injury Blog of 2016." 
  • Hundreds of posts detailing Cavin's recovery. 
  • Articles about health, recovery, and neuroscience.
  • Established website, podcast, YouTube channel, and social media presence. 
Why are these sites important?
The Center for Disease Control estimates that more than 1.7 million brain injuries are sustained each year. Of those injuries, it is estimated that 43% of those who suffer TBI will develop a long-term disability as a result. 
  • Neurodegenerative diseases are also a large problem. The CDC reports that in 2010, about 42% of individuals living in residential care communities had Alzheimer’s disease or other dementia. Additionally, most of these patients are being fed processed formulas, which contribute to declining brain health.
  • There are many ways to support the brain after injury and disease, and it is time that these tools are shared with the world! 
    Advocate Outreach
    What gives Feed a Brain and Adventures in Brain Injury the potential to make a big splash in medical communities and the world in general?
    • Cavin's inspirational story: "In 2011 I suffered a TBI and was given less than a 10% chance of survival and if I did wake up, I would most likely be in a vegetative state".
    • Dr. Terry Wahls affiliation with the "Feed a Brain" book.
    • The Adventures in Brain Injury Podcast (20,000 downloads, 5 stars on iTunes).
    • The backing of MDs, RDs, DCs, RNs, SLPs, NDs, ODs, and other specialists.
    • A planned organic marketing campaign through:
      - Guest blog posts for websites with huge reach (like Mind Body Green and The Huffington Post)
      - Podcast appearances for programs within the medical and the health and wellness communities (like Living La Vida Low Carb, SCD Lifestyle, Dr. Lo Radio, Ancestral RD's, and many TBI and nootropic podcasts, etc...).
    Guests Ranging From...
    Podcast:
    • 20,000 downloads
    • 5 stars on iTunes
    • Growing audience 
    • Co-hosts with strong recovery stories 
    • Inspiring and educational content both for patients and practitioners
    -Survivors
    -Loved ones of survivors
    -Neurologists
    -Physical Therapists
    -Occupational Therapists
    -Speech Language Pathologists

    -Neurosurgeons
    -Medical Doctors (MDs)
    -Naturopathic Doctors (NDs)
    -Neurobiologists
    -Researchers and Teachers (PhDs)
    ...and more


    Interested in Sponsoring the Podcast?
     
     
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