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Coordination among investors with alternative protein industry-specific expertise

Investors specializing in alternative proteins should be leveraged to educate the broader investment community through coalitions, syndicated deals, and co-investments with industry-agnostic investors, and spearhead efforts to facilitate later-stage funding like debt and inventory financing.

Production platform
  • Cultivated
  • Fermentation
  • Plant-Based
Solution category
  • Commercial
  • Ecosystem
Value chain segment
  • Investment
Relevant actor
  • GFI
  • Investors
  • Startups
Maturity level
  • 2 – Early adoption

Description

There are a handful of professional, highly skilled investors specializing in alternative proteins with deep subject matter expertise and familiarity with the competitive landscape, ideal partners, scaling challenges, etc. These investors should be leveraged to educate the broader investment community through coalitions, syndicated deals, and co-investments with industry-agnostic investors. Further, these investors should collaboratively spearhead efforts to promote and facilitate later-stage funding like debt and inventory financing. An industry organization could help facilitate this collaboration.

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