Growing up in Argentina, one of the world’s largest meat producing countries, Sofia saw a lot of human and animal suffering. Because of these experiences, she developed a strong sense of responsibility to change things for the future. Driven by this passion, in 2013 Sofia quit her job in the oil and gas industry, moved to work in a multinational food corporation and later went to fund the first cultivated meat startup from Latin America in 2019.
“𝘈𝘴 𝘢 𝘳𝘦𝘴𝘪𝘭𝘪𝘦𝘯𝘵 𝘦𝘯𝘵𝘳𝘦𝘱𝘳𝘦𝘯𝘦𝘶𝘳 𝘳𝘦𝘨𝘢𝘳𝘥𝘭𝘦𝘴𝘴 𝘰𝘧 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘤𝘪𝘳𝘤𝘶𝘮𝘴𝘵𝘢𝘯𝘤𝘦𝘴, 𝘐 𝘸𝘢𝘯𝘵𝘦𝘥 𝘵𝘰 𝘥𝘰 𝘮𝘰𝘳𝘦 𝘵𝘰 𝘮𝘢𝘬𝘦 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘢𝘭𝘵𝘦𝘳𝘯𝘢𝘵𝘪𝘷𝘦 𝘱𝘳𝘰𝘵𝘦𝘪𝘯 𝘪𝘯𝘥𝘶𝘴𝘵𝘳𝘺 𝘵𝘩𝘳𝘪𝘷𝘦. 𝘚𝘶𝘱𝘱𝘰𝘳𝘵𝘦𝘥 𝘣𝘺 𝘮𝘺 𝘨𝘳𝘦𝘢𝘵 𝘯𝘦𝘵𝘸𝘰𝘳𝘬 𝘰𝘧 𝘮𝘦𝘯𝘵𝘰𝘳𝘴 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘧𝘦𝘭𝘭𝘰𝘸 𝘧𝘰𝘶𝘯𝘥𝘦𝘳𝘴 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘩𝘢𝘷𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘦𝘹𝘱𝘦𝘳𝘪𝘦𝘯𝘤𝘦𝘥 𝘧𝘪𝘳𝘴𝘵-𝘩𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘤𝘩𝘢𝘭𝘭𝘦𝘯𝘨𝘦𝘴 𝘰𝘧 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘪𝘯𝘥𝘶𝘴𝘵𝘳𝘺 𝘐 𝘥𝘦𝘤𝘪𝘥𝘦𝘥 𝘵𝘰 𝘧𝘶𝘯𝘥 𝘈𝘭𝘵 𝘈𝘵𝘭𝘢𝘴 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘬𝘦𝘦𝘱 𝘰𝘯 𝘸𝘰𝘳𝘬𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘵𝘰 𝘮𝘢𝘬𝘦 𝘤𝘶𝘭𝘵𝘪𝘷𝘢𝘵𝘦𝘥 𝘮𝘦𝘢𝘵 𝘢 𝘳𝘦𝘢𝘭𝘪𝘵𝘺.”
Alt Atlas is creating a bioinformatics platform to deliver ingredients and solutions in the alternative meat and dairy sectors. The company utilises machine learning and stem cell culture techniques as well molecular farming techniques to build a global repository in both sectors and improve properties of available proteins.
“𝘐 𝘢𝘮 𝘳𝘦𝘢𝘭𝘭𝘺 𝘱𝘳𝘰𝘶𝘥 𝘰𝘧 𝘈𝘭𝘵 𝘈𝘵𝘭𝘢𝘴, 𝘪𝘵𝘴 𝘵𝘦𝘢𝘮 𝘰𝘧 𝘰𝘶𝘵𝘴𝘵𝘢𝘯𝘥𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘱𝘳𝘰𝘧𝘦𝘴𝘴𝘪𝘰𝘯𝘢𝘭𝘴 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘭𝘰𝘷𝘦𝘭𝘺 𝘤𝘰𝘭𝘭𝘢𝘣𝘰𝘳𝘢𝘵𝘪𝘷𝘦 𝘪𝘯𝘵𝘦𝘳𝘯𝘢𝘭 𝘤𝘶𝘭𝘵𝘶𝘳𝘦 𝘸𝘦 𝘢𝘳𝘦 𝘣𝘶𝘪𝘭𝘥𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘵𝘰𝘨𝘦𝘵𝘩𝘦𝘳.”
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