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Shaping the future of food

ProVeg Incubator is the world’s leading Incubator of plant-based and cultured food startups. We are shaping the future of food by exclusively supporting pioneering companies that are developing disruptive alternatives to animal-based products and services.

Since its launch in November 2018, ProVeg Incubator has worked with 40 startups from all over the world, including Europe, India, Latin America, Israel, and Indonesia. To date, our alumni have collectively raised more than €18 million and launched over 40 products.

Our tailor-made accelerator programme equips entrepreneurs with the tools and contacts they need to secure investment, grow their businesses, and quickly take new products and services to market.

We are currently preparing to launch our October 2020 cohort of startups. If you would like to join the ProVeg Incubator in 2021, we’d love to hear from you. Just fill in our application form.

Application Criteria

We consider early-stage and established startups from anywhere in the world, that are aiming to transform the global food system. What we like to see:


  • Your startup is dedicated to the mission of reducing the global consumption of animals.
  • You are working on an idea that could replace conventional animal-based products or services and has the potential to have a major impact.
  • Your startup has a sound business model that is scalable, defensible, and backed by a stellar team.
  • You are passionate, hard-working, and driven to succeed.

Application Process 

  • 1

    Application Submission

  • 2

    In-house or online interview

  • 3

    Pitch to Incubator panel

  • 4

    Final decision

What our alumni are saying about us:

Kartik Dixit, Co-founder & CEO, ClearMeat

“The most valuable aspect of our experience at the ProVeg Incubator was the opportunity to be among like-minded founders who have similar goals of reducing the impact of animal agriculture through sustainable, delicious, and affordable food choices.”

Nicolas Hartman, Co-founder, Vly Foods

“The network that ProVeg provides is unique and helps to solve all kinds of problems that a young company faces.”

Julia Marsel, Co-founder, Greenwise

“The ProVeg Incubator became a milestone of growth for us, since every workshop and event allowed us to gain lots of experience, broadened our horizons, and fast-tracked our market entry.”

Christopher Kong, Co-founder & CEO, Better Nature

“The ProVeg Incubator is the world’s best-connected incubator in the plant-based industry today. The largest gains that I received were introductions to mentors who truly care about the success of my business and investors who want to support my mission.”