The ProVeg Incubator Demo Day will take place today (December 15), featuring pitches from the 13 innovative startups that took part in the incubator program’s ninth cohort.
For the first time, the online event will be open to the public, taking place from 4 pm to 6:30 pm CET. The participants will pitch to a panel of judges, investors, corporates, and other startups.
“The thirteen selected startups cover the most impactful new food categories”
First announced in October, the cohort features animal-free startups from around the globe, including Ukraine, Mexico, and Nigeria. The Demo Day marks the culmination of a 12-week program of learning, networking, and funding.
The full list of startups is as follows:
- Sunday Supper (USA) — Plant-based and premium ready-to-eat meals based on Italian recipes.
- Plant Revolt (Hungary) — Seafood alternatives made from algae extracts.
- GoGreen (Ukraine) — Plant-based steaks, burger cutlets, and cheeses.
- Seaspire (India and New Zealand) — Aims to facilitate the consumer’s transition to seafood alternatives through cutting-edge, accessible technology.
- Bluana (Romania) — A food-tech startup creating alternative seafood products.
- Casa Vegan (Nigeria) — Aiming to be the go-to African plant-based brand.
- Vitality Foods (Singapore) — Plant-based food solutions for elderly communities in the Asia-Pacific.
- Raw Bake Station (UK) — Healthy plant-based snacks free of gluten, dairy, and refined sugar.
- Jooules (New Zealand) — Producing food using microbial fermentation.
- BioGNR (Lithuania) — Fermentation-based technology that can be used to produce mycoprotein.
- Leaf Foods (Mexico) — Plant-based alternatives to dairy and meat products.
- Quelp (Chile) — Sustainable products made from seaweed. These include meat and dairy alternatives, biomaterials, and machine learning systems to develop products made from algae.
- Ser Vegano (Mexico) — Democratising plant-based products by making them more accessible to consumers.
“The 13 selected startups cover the most impactful new food categories — from meat to seafood and cheese alternatives. They target nascent markets for alternative proteins like Nigeria and Mexico as well as new audiences, like the growing group of geriatric consumers in Asia,” said Albrecht Wolfmeyer, Head of the ProVeg Incubator.
Those who would like to attend the Demo Day can register here.