The ProVeg Incubator Programme

Our 20-week accelerator programme offers an intensive, tailor-made curriculum, expert mentoring, and exclusive networking opportunities. Each cohort culminates in an investment-focused Startup Demo Day.

About us

ProVeg Incubator is the world’s leading incubator for plant-based, fermentation and cultivated food startups. We are shaping the future of food by supporting the companies at the forefront of innovation.

Accelerator programme:

Equip yourself with the skills, knowledge, and contacts you need to succeed.

Expert mentoring:

Learn from the pros. We’ll match you with a personal business advisor.


Get up to $300,000 in funding to build the company you want.

Industry networks:

Connect with investors, retailers, scientists, journalists, and other experts from our global networks.

ProVeg Incubator alumni

Alumni community:

Join a lifelong, collaborative community of like-minded startup founders.


Use our co-working space, test kitchen, and event space in the heart of Berlin.


We’ll support your company with marketing and media work to get your name out there.


Access exclusive events, fairs, and webinars as a member of our startup alumni.

As part of the food awareness organisation, ProVeg International, we are committed to the mission of replacing 50% of animal products, globally, with plant-based and cultivated foods by 2040.

Our Team

When you join the ProVeg Incubator, our team will become your team. We are experts in our respective fields and are dedicated to using our skills and knowledge to support you in achieving your goals.

Prakrit Sachdeva

Impact Program Manager at ProVeg Incubator

Prakrit Sachdeva is Impact Program Manager (Kickstarting For Good) at ProVeg Incubator. He is an entrepreneurship, ecosystem management and hospitality expert. Prior to joining ProVeg, he was with SAP.iO and SAP and co-founded HAKS – Hospitality And Kitchen Solutions in his hometown Delhi, India. Prakrit is passionate about the world of innovation and entrepreneurship, and how innovation can be used to do good for our society and the planet.

Albrecht Wolfmeyer

Director at ProVeg Incubator

Albrecht Wolfmeyer is Director at ProVeg Incubator. He joined ProVeg International in 2018 to build and launch ProVeg Incubator, the world’s first startup program dedicated to supporting impact-driven startups developing animal-free food solutions. Prior to joining ProVeg, Albrecht took charge of marketing and communications at the World Association of German Schools Abroad (WDA), a global non-profit organization. He led research projects in collaboration with the Bertelsmann Foundation and the University of St. Gallen. As a project and marketing manager at KPMG, Albrecht focussed on key topics like high-growth markets. As co-founder of a social startup, he gathered first-hand experience as an entrepreneur. Albrecht is a mentor, juror and speaker at numerous international food-tech, investment and startup programs, competitions and events. Albrecht studied in Berlin, Toronto, Paris and Fribourg. He holds degrees in non-profit and association management from the University of Fribourg and in social sciences from the Humboldt University of Berlin. Albrecht speaks German, English, Spanish, French, and Portuguese.

Antje Räuscher

Senior Innovation, Partnerships Manager and Co-Head, ProVeg Incubator - Mentor

Antje is in charge of running the accelerator programme and selecting and coaching the startups that the Incubator works with. She is a trained agricultural economist, with a focus on food security and has a Bachelor’s in International Business Management. Antje worked in business development for consulting companies, as well as startups, and in the international cooperation field before joining the Incubator.

Hédi Farhat

Investment Associate

Hédi evaluates promising startups and coaches them throughout the period they participate at the Incubator. Hédi has an extensive background in investment and finance, he has worked for consulting companies, VC funds, and infrastructure companies. Before joining the team, he also founded a company that specialises in building startup investment theses. Hédi has an MSc. in Corporate Finance, is a Financial Modelling & Valuation Analyst® and is an all-around investment specialist.

Divya Murthy

Co-head and Investments Lead, ProVeg Incubator - Mentor

Divya is in charge of evaluating companies to facilitate ProVeg’s startup investments. She also assesses and coaches startups during the accelerator programme. Divya is an MBA with a major in finance and has over six years of experience working with companies in strategy evaluation, due diligence, and financial modelling. Before joining the Incubator, Divya worked across roles in mergers and acquisitions consulting, corporate credit rating, and risk advisory.

Vicki Sagar

Senior Marketing and Communications Manager

Gabrielle Meyer

Marketing and communication Volunteer

Alexandra Kyvik Ruiz

Program Manager

Yasmine Schrey

Event and Office Manager

Our Mentors

Our extensive network of renowned mentors is committed to supporting you in growing an impactful and successful company.

Frank Cordesmeyer

Good Seed Ventures

Frank specialises in R&D and business development. As well as being a food scientist focusing on the development of alternative protein sources, Frank is also the Co-founder and CEO of Good Seed Ventures – a venture capital fund dedicated to supporting innovative food projects. In addition, Frank holds the position of Director of Communications Europe at the Cellular Agriculture Society – a non-profit organisation focusing on advancing the field of cellular agriculture.

Michiel van Deursen

Capital V

Michiel specialises in fundraising, marketing, and business development. Michiel has founded and scaled his own C2C tech company, had a tech incubator, and is an investor in plant-based startups, as well as a mentor to several fellow founders. As an entrepreneur and investor, Michiel focuses on plant-based companies working on materials, food, or health products and eliminating animals from the production system.

Adrian Odgers

Fidelity International

Adrian specialises in digital strategy, product and digital marketing, scaling, and business development. Adrian is an executive digital leader, angel investor, mentor, and advisory board director with over 20 years of experience working with clients such as Fidelity, Phillips, Unilever, Ogilvy, Apple, and WPP. Adrian has held global and regional roles including Managing Director for Ogilvy and Head of Global Digital Experiences for Fidelity. As an active angel investor, he has invested in startups across the US, Latin America, and Asia.

Mario Lebherz


Mario specialises in finance, recruiting, and business development. Magnetic is a global technology investor backing transformative companies and technologies in critical fields – we are sponsors of progress. The firm funds companies and technologies from the earliest to their growth stages and works closely with entrepreneurs, from co-designing companies to growth financing.

Martin Jager


Martin specialises in marketing, finance, R&D, product testing, operations, and business development. Marin has over 30 years of experience and expansive expert networks in the global food ingredients industry having previously held executive-level positions at Hoechst, BASF, and Doehler.

Mark Post

Mosa Meat

Mark specialises in R&D. Despite being the Co-founder of five startups – including the cultured meat company Mosa Meat – Mark is an academic researcher by heart. Mark is a Professor at Maastricht University in the Netherlands and is passionate about using science to tackle societal problems.

Michela Petronio

Blu1877/Barilla Group

Michela specialises in production, scaling, and R&D. She is the Vice President at Blu1877 the venture arm of Barilla Group and has a demonstrated history of working in innovation management within the food industry. Michela has a strong skill set in food technology, product development, food science, nutrition, agronomy, design thinking, and advanced laboratory and food safety research.

Tunyawat Kasemsuwan

Thai Union Group

Tunyawat specialises in R&D, production, and business development. Tunyawat (Nud) is a passionate global innovation leader with proven career success in creating new global business ventures with rich experience in multiple disciplines including R&D, regulatory development, business development, and manufacturing.

Want to be a mentor?

ProVeg Incubator is always looking for like-minded, mission-aligned mentors who are knowledgeable about the food space. Maybe you’re an entrepreneur who built your own company from scratch or you’re an expert in nutrition or food science? You can share your expertise with our startups via workshops, talks, or Q&As!

Want to get involved? Just write to [email protected] and tell us how you can contribute.

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