OUR NEW PROTEIN FUND + ACCELERATOR

The New Protein Fund is investing, accelerating, and scaling global food companies focused on plant-based products and new protein alternatives. The BIV Food accelerator is a proactive program for early-stage companies to build, test and prepare for growth currently based in New York and Singapore. More locations to come!

 

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WHY PLANT-BASED PROTEIN?

Consumers recognize the impact of meat consumption on the environment and their health. They’re also looking for delicious plant based foods. Today, 7 in 10 consumers are spending more on healthier, plant-based foods, leading to the explosive birth of a USD$3BN+ market in America.

THE IMPACT

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WE INVEST IN THREE RELATED CATEGORIES

OUR FOCUS GIVEN OUR GLOBAL INVESTMENT AND OPERATIONAL EXPERIENCE

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TYSON AND BIG IDEA VENTURES

Tyson Ventures, the venture capital arm of Tyson Foods, invests in promising start-ups making meaningful changes and improvements to our food system. The Ventures team has made a commitment to Big Ideas Ventures’ New Protein Fund to gain deeper insights into the emerging protein industry both domestically and internationally. Find out more below!

ABOUT TYSON

Tyson Foods, Inc. (NYSE: TSN) a Fortune 100 company is one of the world’s largest food companies and a recognized leader in protein. Founded in 1935 by John W. Tyson and grown under three generations of family leadership, the company has a broad portfolio of products and brands like Tyson®, Jimmy Dean®, Hillshire Farm®,Ball Park®, Wright®, Aidells®, ibp® and State Fair®. Tyson Foods innovates continually to make protein more sustainable, tailor food for everywhere it’s available and raise the world’s expectations for how much good food can do. Headquartered in Springdale, Arkansas, the company had 121,000 team members at September 29, 2018. Through its Core Values, Tyson Foods strives to operate with integrity, create value for its shareholders, customers, communities and team members and serve as a steward of the animals, land and environment entrusted to it. Visit WWW.TYSONFOODS.COM.

ABOUT TEMASEK

Incorporated in 1974, Temasek is a global investment company headquartered in Singapore. Supported by a network of international offices, Temasek owns a US$235b portfolio as at 31 March 2018, with significant exposure to Singapore and the rest of Asia. Its investment strategy allows it to capture opportunities across the sectors in which it invests that help bring about a better, smarter and more connected world.