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A Beginner’s Guide to Vegan Investing

A new investment platform from Vevolution will help plant-based startups and angel investors network more effectively. The finished version of the platform is coming to the Vevolution website in November. Founders Damien Clarkson and Judy...
Thailand's First Vegan IPO Just Raised $51.4 Million

Thailand’s First Vegan IPO Just Raised $51.4 Million

Vegan meat producer NR Instant Produce Pcl (NRF) just became Thailand’s first plant-based company to IPO. NRF debuted on the Stock Exchange of Thailand on October 9. It raised $51.4 million in its initial public...
The University of Helsinki Invests €2 Million Into Developing Healthy Vegan Meat

University of Helsinki Joins €2 Million Project to Develop Healthy Vegan Meat

Soy and wheat protein, the ingredients behind tofu and seitan, have dominated the vegan meat market for years. With the emergence of brands such as California-based Beyond Meat and Germany's LikeMeat, pea protein has...
Buying Beyond Meat Stock: A Guide to the Hottest Vegan Meat Brand

Buying Beyond Meat Stock: A Guide to the Hottest Vegan Meat Brand

In May 2019, vegan meat brand Beyond Meat made history by going public. This marked the first time that a plant-based meat brand hit the stock market, perhaps signaling to investors that next-generation of...
UN Encourages Investors to Cash In On Plant -Based Food

UN Encourages Investors to Cash In On Plant-Based Food

United Nations-backed organization Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI)—an independent network bringing sustainability into investment practices—is urging investors to back plant-based products. In a new PRI report, entitled Inevitable Policy Response, the group discusses policies that...
EU Pledges €10 Billion for Plant-Based and Alternative Proteins

EU Pledges €10 Billion for Plant-Based and Alternative Proteins

The European Commission presented its plans to help the European Union become carbon neutral by 2050 on Wednesday. As part of the European Green Deal, the Commission, the executive branch of the EU, has...
Nearly $1 Billion Invested In Meat Alternatives This Year, Surpassing All of 2019

Nearly $1 Billion Invested In Alternative Proteins This Year, Surpassing All of 2019

The alternative protein space attracted $930 million in investments in Q1 2020, surpassing all of 2019's $824 million in funding. According to new reports from The Good Food Institute (GFI), 2019 and Q1 2020 have...
South America’s Vegan Boom Just Got a $1 Billion Boost From Japan’s SoftBank

South America’s Vegan Boom Just Got a $1 Billion Boost From Japan’s SoftBank

Japanese multinational conglomerate SoftBank Group Corp. will invest in Latin American vegan food tech companies this year. Although SoftBank Group hasn’t announced which companies it will invest in, Vegconomist speculates that Chile-based startup NotCo is...
Spain’s Government Just Made Its First-Ever Investment in Vegan Meat

Spain’s Government Just Made Its First-Ever Investment in Vegan Meat

For the first time ever, the Spanish government is investing in vegan meat. The government-backed NEOTEC technology fund is financing Barcelona-based startup Foods for Tomorrow, creator of the vegan meat brand Heura, with €250,000. NEOTEC...
What Really Happens When Meat Companies Buy Up Vegan Brands?

What Really Happens When Meat Companies Buy Up Vegan Brands?

(Corrected October 25, 2019). The human consumption of animal-derived milk has declined 25% in the last 20 years, while the global plant-milk market is projected to rise to $21.7 billion by 2022. Sales of...
'Shark Tank' Investor Mark Cuban Is Vegetarian Now

‘Shark Tank’ Investor Mark Cuban Is Vegetarian Now

Investor Mark Cuban of ABC's "Shark Tank" is vegetarian. The reality series featured Deborah and Jonathan Torres, co-founders of Los Angeles-based vegan fried chicken startup Atlas Monroe, on Sunday's episode. The meat-free chicken, made from...
Kraft Heinz Just Invested $3.5 Million In Vegan Mozzarella Cheese

Kraft Heinz Just Invested $3.5 Million In Vegan Mozzarella Cheese

Kraft Heinz has invested $3.5 million in a vegan cheese startup that's perfecting dairy-free mozzarella. The seed funding round was led by Evolv Ventures, Kraft Heinz's $100 million venture capital fund. New Culture is a New...

All the ‘Smart’ Athletes Are Going Vegan, Says NBA Star John Salley

Four-time NBA champion and wellness entrepreneur John Salley believes that going vegan is the smart thing for athletes to do. “I think the smart athlete realizes that his body is the commodity,” Salley told Yahoo...

New Zealand Investors Launch Vegan-Friendly Fund Due to Animal Welfare Concerns

In a world where conscious consumers trying to better align their actions and their values, an investment company has updated its terms to help customers invest ethically, with a new vegan-friendly policy. Pathfinder Asset Management is the leading...