Cultivated, Cell-Cultured & Biotechnology

Investment Climate Podcast: Fabian Friede of Bluu Seafood – How to Get Funded in 2024

In this new podcast series, co-produced by vegconomist, Alex Shandrovksy interviews investors about benchmarks for funding alt proteins in 2024 and uncovers the investment playbooks of successful Climate Tech CEOs and Leading VCs. Podcast Host Alex Shandrovksy is a strategic advisor to numerous global food tech accelerators and companies, including leaders in alternative protein and cellular agriculture. His focus is on investor relations and post-raise scale for agrifood tech companies. Episode one from last month can be found here and the second is here. Episode 03: Bluu Seafood’s Fabien Friede In this episode, Alex talks to Fabian, co-CEO of Bluu Seafood who joined the startup industry in 2010 and worked with investors on a lot of different digital businesses around the globe. He talks about …

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Investments & Finance

Investment Climate Podcast: Robert Boer of Blue Horizon – How to Get Funded in 2024

In this new podcast series, co-produced by vegconomist, Alex Shandrovksy interviews investors about benchmarks for funding alt proteins in 2024 and uncovers the investment playbooks of successful Climate Tech CEOs and Leading VCs. Podcast Host Alex Shandrovksy is a strategic advisor to numerous global food tech accelerators and companies, including leaders in alternative protein and cellular agriculture. His focus is on investor relations and post-raise scale for agrifood tech companies. Episode one from last month can be found here. Episode 02: Blue Horizon’s Robert Boer In this episode, Alex talks to Robert Boer, director at Blue Horizon Corporation, a leading investment fund in alternative proteins. During the conversation, Robert shared the top mistakes founders make when approaching the fund and best practices for getting funded. Key …

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Investment Climate Podcast: Tim Fronzek of Nosh.bio Reveals the Secrets to Fundraising Success

In this new podcast series, co-produced by vegconomist, Alex Shandrovksy interviews investors about benchmarks for funding alt proteins in 2024 and uncovers the investment playbooks of successful Climate Tech CEOs and Leading VCs. Podcast Host Alex Shandrovksy is a strategic advisor to numerous global food tech accelerators and companies, including leaders in alternative proteins and cellular agriculture. His focus is on investor relations and post-raise scale for agrifood tech companies. Episode 01: Tim Fronzek, Nosh bio’s fundraising playbook In this first episode, Alex talks to Tim Fronzek from Nosh.bio to unlock the secrets to weathering the storm of fundraising in a tumultuous investment climate. As our esteemed guest, he unveils the narrative of his company’s gripping quest for seed funding against a backdrop of spiraling …

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Investors discuss benchmarks for funding alt proteins.

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Investments & Finance

Guest Post: Investors Discuss Benchmarks for Funding Alt Proteins in 2024

Alex Shandrovksy is a strategic advisor to numerous global food tech accelerators and companies, including leaders in alternative proteins and cellular agriculture. His focus is on investor relations and post-raise scale for agrifood tech companies. In this article, he interviews investors about benchmarks for funding alt proteins in 2024. Spurred by a record-high Beyond Meat valuation of $12 billion and low interest rates, the plant-based industry raised $5 billion in 2021. Fast forward two years, and we are in a very different reality. Beyond Meat’s stock has dropped 90%+ of value and currently trades at $500 million. Interest rates went from a historical low of .25% to a 20-year high of 5.5%, further limiting access to investment funding. This reality means that plant-based companies that …

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