- 2 – Early adoption
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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Investment platforms are needed for deal flow and coordinating hand-offs from pre-seed (angels and accelerators), seed/early-stage, and growth/later-stage investors and acquirers.
It can be challenging and time-intensive for startups and researchers to find funders that are interested in their technology area, technological maturity level, fundraising stage, location, type of funding sought,…
Events targeted at promoting opportunities in alternative protein investment via specialized funds could facilitate and diversify investment.
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