NutritionInvestor webinars

Corporate venture capital & innovation: Trends on the radar

Louise Heiberg , investment manager, Paulig Incubator
Gil Horsky, director of Innovation, Mondelez’s SnackFutures
Dr Manon Littek, chief executive, Katjesgreenfood
Paddy Willis, chief executive, Mission Ventures, CVC partner of Warburtons

This webinar examines the different models in which food companies partner with start-ups, the innovative approaches attracting investments, and the opportunities ahead.

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Investor appetite for alternative protein

Max Hayes, data analyst, Edison Group and co-author of The lean, green money-making machine
Carsten Krome, co-founder and managing partner of Hatch
Dikla Montekio, director of investments & partnerships, The Kitchen
Claire Smith, chief executive, Beyond Investing and Beyond Animal

With global meat market revenues expected to reach $1.2 trillion by 2025, this webinar will explore the roles plant- and cell-based meat subsectors will play in driving this growth over the next decade.

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Venture capital deal flow in foodtech

Nadav Berger, managing director, PeakBridge
Benoît Buntinx, director of business creation, EIT Food
Brian Frank, general partner, FTW Ventures
Alex Frederick, emerging technology analyst, PitchBook

NutritionInvestor’s webinar series returns with editor Murielle Gonzalez joined by a panel of experts in investing and funding foodtech companies to explore the emerging segments with the most investment potential, the disruptive technologies to produce the food of the future, and the outlook for the categories that have been attracting venture capital this year.

About the panel:
Nadav Berger of PeakBridge is a foodtech VC pioneer. PeakBridge is a fund management company currently managing Newtrition, a Series A-plus foodtech fund.
Benoît Buntinx, director of business creation at EIT Food, oversees initiatives that promote innovation and connect start-ups with food corporations
Brian Frank of FTW Ventures has been an angel investor in the foodtech space since 2016. FTW Ventures has invested in several alternative protein start-ups, including duckweed innovator Plantible.
Alex Frederick, emerging technology analyst at PitchBook, has been tracking deal flow in the foodtech space for the past two years.

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Food and drink investment trends

Christopher Gale, director, YF Funding
Murielle Gonzalez, Editor, NutritionInvestor
Farzad Mukhi, director, Duff & Phelps

Editor Murielle Gonzalez talks with Farzad Mukhi, a director in the Food, Beverage and Nutrition Investment Banking practice of Duff & Phelps, and Christopher Gale, director of YF Funding, the joint venture of Spayne Lindsay & Co and Young Foodies, the UK community of challenger brands.

Christopher Gale spearheads a network of more than 400 investors while working closely with entrepreneurs. He speaks about their appetite and business opportunities arising from young food and drink brands gaining traction in the UK and Europe.

Farzad Mukhi has more than 15 years of experience in executing mergers and acquisitions and corporate finance transactions for middle-market companies in the food, beverage and nutrition sector, and shares exclusive insights into M&A activity in the US and cross-border deals.

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Other webinars you may be interested in by Investor Publishing...

Covid-19 and higher education: How universities and pathway providers are navigating disruption

Sir Anthony Seldon, vice-chancellor, University of Buckingham
James Pitman, managing director, UK and Europe, Study Group
Julie Mercer, partner, Cairneagle Associates
Glynne Stanfield, partner, Eversheds Sutherland

EducationInvestor Global’s webinar series continued with a live panel discussion featuring Sir Anthony Seldon, vice-chancellor of the University of Buckingham; James Pitman, managing director, UK and Europe at Study Group; Julie Mercer, partner at Cairneagle Associates; and Glynne Stanfield, partner at Eversheds Sutherland. The conversation was moderated by EducationInvestor Global editor Josh O’Neill.

Collectively, these market experts discussed the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the higher education sector, exploring the ways in which universities have orchestrated swift transitions to online provision. Panellists also considered diversification strategies and reflected on what the future operating environment may look like, at a time when travel bans have thrown the academic lives of international students, and the pathways sector, into a state of flux.

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NMT Discussions: How the Covid-19 response has unfolded so far

Carole Edmond, director, Glassmoon
June O’Sullivan, chief executive, The London Early Years Foundation
Arun Kanwar, partner, Cairneagle
Neil Leitch, chief executive, Early Years Alliance
Briony Richter, editor, Nursery Management Today
Sarah Steel, chief executive, The Old Station Nursery
The first NMT webinar discussion kicked off on Tuesday 14 April. This event featured a panel discussion on the impact that Covid-19 is having on the early years sector. Our panellists will discuss how the Government has responded to the virus and what that means for nurseries and early years providers, as well as the next steps to helping the sector overcome this crisis.
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About Investor Publishing

Investor Publishing is a fast-growing publisher of six market leading titles, HealthInvestor UK, EducationInvestor Global, NutritionInvestor, Caring Times, Nursery Management Today and Journal of Dementia Care.

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