New Food Invest has announced the participation of industry heavyweights at a global virtual summit bringing together international plant-based and cultured food businesses with investors and venture capitalists.

Co-hosted by the international food awareness non-profit ProVeg and investment platform Beyond Animal, New Food Invest will take place on 18 March 2021 with participation from more than 60 speakers across five continents, offering over 15 hours of programming.

It is said to be the world’s first online conference focusing exclusively on investment in the burgeoning alternative protein and sustainable food tech industries.

Delegates will gain first-hand access to knowledge and insights from groundbreaking innovators and pioneering investors, and will get connected with the latest startups.

Highlights and speakers include:

Cellular agriculture and plant-based: Josh Tetrick (EatJUST)
Plant-based US: Seth Goldman (Beyond Meat)
Plant-based Europe: Heather Mills (VBites)
Global venture firms: Rob Appleby (Cibus Fund), and Alex Behar (Cultivian Sandbox) and Eric Archambeau (Astanor Capital)
Cellular aquaculture: Lou Cooperhouse (Blue Nalu)
Fermentation: Alex Lorestani (Geltor)
Disruptive technology: Jamie Arbib (Rethink X)
Investor and author Jim Mellon (Agronomics)

 

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