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Investor conference for LPs, funds of funds, corporate VCs, family offices, and money managers

Events targeted at promoting opportunities in alternative protein investment via specialized funds could facilitate and diversify investment.

Production platform
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Solution category
  • Ecosystem
Value chain segment
  • Investment
Technology sector
Relevant actor
  • Investors
  • GFI
Maturity level
  • 1 – Inception

Description

Investment in emerging alternative protein companies is critical. While venture capital investors have taken an interest in alternative proteins, there is room for significantly more capital to be allocated to this sector, and especially to diversify the investor pool to include early-stage investors with different time horizons and return-on-investment criteria. A dedicated event targeted at promoting opportunities in alternative protein investment via specialized funds would facilitate investment groups seeking to raise new funds or deploy existing funds more deliberately toward this sector.

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