Christian Cadeo is currently the Managing Partner for Big Idea Ventures. The fund is an alternative protein venture capital fund based in New York and Singapore. It is anchored by investments from Temasek Holdings and Tyson Food (NYSE: TSN).
Prior to this Christian was a seasoned operator with experience in bringing US based startups to Asia. His first startup was at AdMob, which was eventually acquired by Google for US$750MM. The second startup was JUST which has raised US$372MM where he was the first employee in Asia-Pacific. Recently he was at Domo where he joined pre-IPO as the first employee in Southeast Asia. The company IPO on NASDAQ in 2018. Christian also has extensive experience working at some of the largest companies in the world, including Google and Microsoft. He is also active as an accredited investor with focus on secondary private transactions with past pre-IPO positions in Facebook (exit 2012) and GoPro (exit 2014). Current positions include AirBnB, Didi Marche, Impossible Foods, Samumed, TigerTrade and Unity.
“The Rise of Plant-base and Clean Meat Food on the Global Landscape: Trends in Consumer and Investment Opportunities“
This talk will discuss why plant-based food and clean meat are taking the world by a storm among consumers and investors all of a sudden recently. I will also share my perspectives on the emerging industry trends and if this could be the next huge shift globally.