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Earthstar Investments

A women-led asset manager investing in plant-based food ventures to address the food security challenges of tomorrow.


Zintinus is a food-tech fund that invests in startups specialised in alternative protein sources, clean nutrition, functional food, and the reduction of food waste.

Veg Capital

Veg Capital provides early-stage capital to companies striving to replace the use of animals in the food system.

Future Positive Capital

Future Positive Capital invests in companies that use AI, robotics, synthetic biology, genetic engineering, and other deep technologies to build highly profitable businesses that solve the world’s most pressing problems.

Good Startup

Good Startup exists to remove animals from the food system by investing in entrepreneurs who are building the next generation of alternative protein companies.

Clear Current Capital

Clear Current Capital invests in plant-based food and cultured meat companies. The team focuses on companies bringing delicious, inexpensive, readily available, animal-free food to a wide consumer base.

Backbone Ventures

BackBone Ventures focuses on early-stage investments, primarily in the area of innovative ICT, Food-tech and disruptive technologies in the DACH region and Israel. Backbone is committed, to achieving a positive impact for the next generation by empowering access to proficient venture investments.

Capital V

Capital V strives to invest in companies that are actively working to create diverse and inclusive organisations. As a micro VC, Capital V is a specialised private investment partner primarily providing Angel, Seed, and Series A funding, with investments ranging from €10,000 to €1,000,000.

Lever VC

Lever VC is a venture capital fund making early stage investments in alternative protein companies: fast-growing plant-based meat and dairy brands and high-tech startups creating real animal protein from cells instead of live animals. Lever VC is a team of early investors in Beyond Meat, Impossible Foods, Memphis Meats, and other category leaders.

PowerPlant Partners

PowerPlant Partners is a growth equity firm that invests in emerging consumer wellness companies.


FoodHack is the global community of food-tech founders, investors and operators. Through weekly newsletters, global meetups and an annual summit – FoodHack keeps food-tech professionals connected and in the know of everything happening across the global food-tech industry.


Vegconomist is the world’s leading vegan business magazine. The publication’s team of committed journalists cover global news from the world of vegan business, markets, trends, startups, investment, interviews, and more.


NX-Food stands for Next Generation Food and is a food innovation hub of the wholesaler METRO. NX-Food strives to make the food industry more sustainable by enabling, guiding, and shaping change in this space.

EIT Food

EIT Food is Europe’s leading food innovation initiative, working to make the food system more sustainable, healthy, and trusted. EIT creates and scales agricultural startups, launches new products and ingredients, and engages the public in changing the global food system.


VegInvest provides early-stage capital and guidance to companies striving to replace the use of animals.

Square One Foods

Square One Foods acts as a strategic partner and investor for innovative startups in the food and beverage industry. In close collaboration with Spitz – one of Austria’s largest food producers – Square One Foods provides startup capital, as well as mentoring, retail cooperations, and a network of expert partners.

Purple Orange Ventures

Purple Orange Ventures is an entrepreneur-led impact seed fund based in Berlin. POV supports early-stage teams that are leveraging science and technology to remove animals from the global food system.


Unovis is a global leader in the alternative protein sector. The investment firm partners with entrepreneurs developing innovative plant-based and cultivated alternatives to animal products, including meat, eggs, seafood, and dairy.


Katjesgreenfood is Europe’s first impact investor. The brands that this company supports are re-shaping the global food system by delivering healthier, more sustainable, and more ethical food products.

Kale United

Kale United is creating a global ecosystem for plant-based businesses to flourish. The company increases global awareness and availability of plant-based products and invests in exciting new companies, like Allplants, This, and Heura Foods.

Good Seed Ventures

Good Seed Ventures exclusively invests in sustainable food solutions. The company offers financial support to startups that are taking revolu­tionary approaches to a more sustainable food system and strives to develop long-term and versatile partnerships to accelerate businesses.

Blue Horizon

Blue Horizon invests in game-changing companies that are disrupting the global food market. Blue Horizon invests at the crossroads of food security, health, sustainability, and animal rights, and creates unique returns by using a holistic investment approach from seed over venture up to uniting leading players into a bigger group.

Green Queen Media

Founded by serial social entrepreneur and eco-activist Sonalie Figueiras in 2011, Green Queen is an award-winning sustainability and impact media platform. It is the leading alternative protein news magazine in Asia, advocating for urgent social and environmental change. Green Queen’s mission is to shift human behaviour through original, authentic, and groundbreaking content across Asia and beyond.

Food Circle

Food Circle is a digital wholesale solution that facilitates and accelerates trade between suppliers and buyers of organic foods. The Food Circle Magazine features industry insights, startup news, market trends, and interviews with inspiring founders.


Kitchentown is the home of food and food tech innovators. This global innovation platform helps to develop, launch, and commercialise impact-driven and transformational food and beverage products.

Humane Society International, India

Humane Society International, India is the animal protection organisation behind the Humane Entrepreneurship Programme. The project supports startups working on plant-based protein, alternatives to animal testing, and in the alternative fibre industry.

Beyond Advisers

Beyond Advisers is a social impact consultancy that delivers the strategic counsel and global resources of elite firms. Beyond Advisers works exclusively with CEOs and senior leaders of the world’s most dynamic nonprofits, social enterprises, and cross-sector partnerships to grow more sustainable organisations and increase their capacity to do more good in the world.

Food Labs

Food Labs is a venture studio and early-stage investor for startups with solutions to the world’s population in a sustainable and healthy way. Founded in 2016 in Berlin, Atlantic Food Labs is one of Europe’s leading venture firms for food and agriculture.