The latest trends and insights on impact entrepreneurship and investing.
This time we focus on food systems and their impact on our world. It is clear that the way our food systems are organised need to be reinvented, they are way too polluting and they won’t even be able to sustain a growing world population.
Buying local campaigns have never been this popular and made more sense. What if we connected this message not only to the crisis, but also to the reasons that were there before the crisis and use this as an opportunity to make a real shift.
Alternatives for meat coming in the form of plant-based or cell-based meat, new data helping us optimise agriculture, shorter food chains,… Startups, accelerators, conferences and investments funds are popping up like mushrooms in this market.
Which interesting initiatives have you come across?
Together with leading investor and scaler of impact-focused startups, Katapult, we are excited to announce the launch of the The Katapult Food Accelerator at The Conduit, as part of a collaboration to drive positive social change together with The Crown Estate.
Gro Intelligence founder and CEO Sara Menker talks with Recode’s Kara Swisher about the growing field of agriculture technology and how farmers around the world are using data. She also talks about the impact of geopolitical events like the US-China trade war and the challenges of raising capital for an ag-tech startup.
EIT Food is a European Knowledge and Innovation Community (KIC), which was set up to transform our food ecosystem. By connecting consumers with businesses, start-ups, researchers and students from around Europe, EIT Food supports innovative and economically sustainable initiatives which improve our health, our access to quality food, and our environment
While the U.S. is seeing a huge appetite for plant-based meat and cutting-edge innovation, the rest of the world is also waking up to peoples’ demand for a healthier, more sustainable way of living and eating.
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