The New Protein Fund I (size USD$50M) has invested in more than 100 of the most innovative companies focused on plant-based, cultivated and fermentation-enabled proteins, ingredients and technologies both directly and through its accelerator programs. NPF I is backed by leading food corporations including AAK, Avril, Bel, Bühler, Givaudan, Meiji, Temasek Holdings, and Tyson Ventures. Click here for more information and an overview of the global fund’s portfolio.
Global Food Innovation Fund II
The Global Food Innovation Fund II invests in and supports the best companies around the world focused on proteins, fats, ingredients, sweeteners, flavorings, and mono-crops both directly and through its accelerator program. GFIF II is building on the success of the New Protein Fund I, and works with founders, corporate leaders, government, mentors and investors to develop ecosystems that improve food security and food sustainability. The fund is backed by leading food corporations, including AAK, Buhler, as well as family offices. If you’re interested in joining this new fund, please contact us here.
The Generation Food Rural Partners fund commercializes university-developed intellectual property focused on food, protein, and agriculture innovation. We launch new companies, recruit seasoned management teams, and provide support from inception alongside our university and strategic partners. Our mission is to support economic development in rural communities and drive innovation in university ecosystems across the United States. If you’re interested in joining our network of university partners or strategic LPs, please contact us here.