Vegan Investing

Vegan, ethical, ESG, green investing

Our Investment Projects

There are every increasing options for making investments that will lead to a kinder world and for yourself a fatter wallet. You can also be paid in other ways which are fiscally beneficial and lead to a happier and more secure lifestyle.

We are increasingly being sent all sorts of investment possibilities. Many startups in the arena are ready to expand out their operations and include many more people.

Some of the investment ideas that we are working on :-

  • Food security: buying farms and converting them to sustainable agriculture. eco-villages, retreats... Permaculture is economically more viable than monoculture - in the long term.

  • Food industry: Technology is opening up many new ways of producing food in a more sustainable and healthy way. Good health really has no price. Creating a restaurant is more fun when more people are involved.

  • Animals: Biodiversity is essential for the survival of everyone. More people are wanting to visit and protect animals in the wild. Pets are also getting more attention, with options such as vegan dog food. There are more creative options in fashion too.

We provide a reference list at the end of this article, listing many of the companies providing these services.

We are creating investor communities. Common and shared investment and ownership is a great way to become involved and is possible with only a small regular payment. The best way to ensure both your own future and that of the planet.

We will be doing video conference calls, so that all our members can meet and exchange their ideas. Please sign up to stay informed.

Invest

FarmFundr is a farmer-owned, equity crowdfunding platform focused on specialty crop operations in the United States. We offer fractional farmland ownership opportunities to our members.

At FarmFundr we do things a little differently so that our investors can realize as much profit from their farm operation as possible. As part owner in the farmland, you will receive annual returns from the crop sales, in addition to the appreciation from ownership of the land.

🌱 Farmland Investment Crowdfunding Portal. 👨🏽‍🌾 Farmer Owned

💰 Own the Land, the Crop & the Profits

Democratizing Investments in Agriculture

Grow your wealth with passive investments in farming and agribusiness.

Agriculture as an asset class provides passive income and a hedge against inflation, and it’s an attractive investment for a diversified portfolio. These investments provide tangible yield derived from naturally produced products with little to no correlation to the overall stock market and lower risk of loss during market corrections, unlike farmland stocks and REITs.

📌 USA, Texas

Income & Impact On A Massive Scale. Invest In Farmland With FarmTogether.

Grow your wealth with passive investments in farming and agribusiness.

📌 UK, London

Providing investors with direct access to the attractive asset class of farmland, and farmers more ways to expand. 🌾

We make it simple to buy shares in Europe's high-growth private businesses.

Whether you're a beginner or an experienced investor, you can join our million-strong community by building a portfolio of startup, growth and venture-backed businesses with the potential to deliver significant returns.

📌 UK, Devon

Building the next biggest startup or creating generational wealth for your family? Seedrs can help you get there. End to end services in support of your fundraise journey

Seedrs enables all types of investors to invest in businesses they believe in and share in their success. Seedrs enables all types of growth-focused businesses to raise capital and a community in the process.

The Small Business Bond™ is a new way for you to invest in local small businesses you love.

A Bond is like a loan, but instead of borrowing funds from a bank, a business borrows from everyday investors just like you.

StartEngine makes raising capital easy by giving you control. No board seats and no term sheets. Your raise, your company, your control.

StartEngine is one of the leading equity crowdfunding platforms in the U.S., where everyday people can find and invest in early-growth companies and startups, as well as a variety of alternative assets and collectibles. StartEngine has helped more than 550 companies, including StartEngine’s OWN campaign, raise $650M+ from a community of over 1,000,000 prospective investors. Based in Los Angeles, the company was created in 2014 by Howard Marks, co-founder of Activision, and Ron Miller.

Our investors are always looking for great opportunities. If you have a company with a unique idea, then we are interested in learning more. The sweet spot for our platform is companies or startups that need at least $150,000 to $1,000,000 in capital.

Invest in startups you love.

We take the pain out of raising money. Raise $50K to $5M from superfans & angel investors who believe in you. Get an army of champions who believe in you. Only one shareholder on your cap table.


Republic is a financial technology company that specializes in investment-related services in the private markets, which include a retail investment platform, a blockchain advisory service, and a private capital division. Republic has deployed over $900 million in investments, supported over 600 companies, with a community of over 1.5M users across 100 countries. Republic is backed by dozens of leading investment firms and financial institutions and has co-invested with the best names in venture and private equity. Founded in 2016, Republic is headquartered in New York City with offices worldwide.

Raise up to $1 million from 350,000+ people while increasing product sales, growing your brand, and engaging your community. Republic has created a streamlined, startup-friendly process that makes running an investment campaign easy and affordable. We may earn an affiliate commission if sign up!

Incubator Startup investment

Big Idea Ventures is solving the world's greatest challenges by supporting the best entrepreneurs. They are a Venture Capital + Accelerator Fund undertaking deeper due diligence in rising seed & growth stage companies by using acceleration to invest in top performers.

📌 New York + Singapore

Brinc is a venture accelerator firm that empowers game changers to help solve some of the world's biggest challenges.

Brinc has developed a three month program covering Greater Bay Area, spanning Hong Kong, Shenzhen and Guangzhou, designed to support entrepreneurs who are solving the inefficiencies in the food supply chain by developing new protein alternatives to replace animal-based and animal-derived products.

📌 Hong Kong, San Francisco, China

TRANSFORMING OUR FOOD SYSTEM

The global agrifoodtech accelerator for impact 👩‍🌾🌾🌏

📌 Singapore

We’re here to empower founders to drive positive change on a global scale.

We fund and empower purpose-driven founders scaling impactful solutions by leveraging emerging technologies and new business models that improve our food supply system from soil to gut.


Plant-based experts at your service

ProVeg supports businesses across the whole food industry and retail value chain. Using our global expertise in the plant-based food sector, we help our corporate partners to transition to a sustainable and profitable food system.

We believe in a world where everyone chooses delicious and healthy food that is good for all humans, animals, and our planet. We can help your business get there.

📌 Berlin

BeyondSKU accelerates innovation & entrepreneurs within the consumer products industry. They accomplish this through their best in class accelerator program driven by a community of serial entrepreneurs & industry experts.

We trust that startups drive positive change towards a holistic food supply system. The challenge to provide food for a booming global population represents a massive opportunity for dynamic, innovative, tech-focused startups seeking financial returns with social impact. Rockstart activates a compelling international network and follow-on support to help AgriFood tech startups scale to their full potential.

📌 New York

SCALE-UP ACCELERATOR IN FOOD, AGRICULTURE, SOCIAL, & ENVIRONMENTAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Accepting applications on a rolling basis for companies changing the future of food

📌 New York

With partners Cargill and Ecolab, this program focuses on the future of food and agriculture.

📌 USA, Minnesota, Minneapolis

The most trusted platform for overlooked founders launching and scaling high-growth startups.

📌 Sweden, Stockholm

Using the power of the entrepreneur to solve of the greatest challenges facing our planet today, such as poverty, disease, food waste, climate change, pollution, healthcare and mental illness.

📌 Sweden, Stokholm

Seeking Current & Aspiring Ocean & Climate Impact Startup Founders.

The Seaworthy Foundation’s flagship Venture Studio program activates our community by providing accessible opportunities for anyone with a passion for making ocean impact and climate impact to contribute to solutions across any of our 6 verticals.

Our approach is unique. We build cohorts that consist of two types of program participants: aspiring founders co-creating new startups, and current founders growing existing startups. As the first BlueTech venture studio in the United States, we work to not only co-create individual solutions, but also build systems of solutions.

📌 USA, Florida

ShakeUpFactory is a business accelerator and network catalyst, adding value in growth and transformation for breakthrough projects from farm to fork

📌 Paris, France

Investment Funds

We are accelerating the global transition towards sustainable food and agriculture:

- By partnering with farmers, food producers, and distribution chains. Whenever possible we use existing infrastructure while implementing advanced technology.

- And investing in companies that disrupt unsustainable business models of the past and offering visionary solutions for tomorrow.

📌 Zurich

VegInvest provides early-stage capital and guidance to companies striving to replace the use of animals:

📌 New York

We invest in high-impact founders with the aim of solving some of humanity’s biggest challenges, Investing in companies that have the power to positively change consumer behaviors or current systems leveraging the power of biotech and deep tech. BABEL Ventures has launched BABEL Fund I and will continue to develop new funds and SPVs to back innovative and caring entrepreneurs.

📌 USA, California, San Francisco

Baleine & Bjorn Capital (B&BC) is an investment company co-founded by Liz Dee and Nick Garin in 2016. B&BC is committed to investing in companies creating superior plant-based and cultured products.

Alante Capital is a venture capital fund investing in innovative technologies that address climate change and enable a resilient, sustainable future for apparel production and retail.

Investing across deep tech, clean tech, and enterprise software, Alante Capital pairs a comprehensive investment strategy with deep sector expertise to build a risk-adjusted portfolio with the potential for above market-rate returns alongside transformative social and environmental impact.

📌 USA, California

Providing capital and entrepreneurial experience to extraordinary founders driving the increase in plant-based food consumption.

Founded in 2019, Gather Ventures is an early-stage venture capital firm focused exclusively on the plant-based sector. We believe that investing in transformative founders of plant-based businesses will create valuable economic opportunities in addition to being one of the best things we can do to improve human health and the health of the planet.

WE INVEST IN REVOLUTIONARY CULTURE-TECH COMPANIES.

Evolution VC Partners (formerly Evolution Corporate Advisors) is a New York-based “culture-tech” venture investment firm focused on investing in and partnering with disruptive companies with a strong team, product, and market opportunity. We invest in companies that will change the way we smoke, shop, move, share, communicate, heal, listen to music and eat! We help entrepreneurs build great companies and consider ourselves to be an “investment accelerator” and will seek to be active creators of value for our portfolio companies. We are stage agnostic but prefer to see a developed and market-ready or launched product. We only invest the capital of our founder and his family and do not provide investment advice to any outside parties. Visit: www.EvolutionVCP.com for more.

📌 USA, New York

Investing for Humanity

Beyond Investing is a vegan and cruelty-free investment platform providing access to investment products which adhere to vegan principles and accelerate our transition to a kinder, cleaner and healthier world.

📌 Geneva, Switzerland

Funding a Vegan Future

Investing for tomorrow’s needs. Today.

CapitalV’s mission is to create a global ecosystem of vegan companies that can grow, develop and support one another, by putting money into ventures that promise environmental, animal and public health benefits in addition to financial returns.

📌 Europe

We make enduring investments in entrepreneurs solving the food system’s structural problems for generations to come. The future of food is delicious and sustainable. We invest in healthy diets, regenerative farming, circular supply chains, and alternative proteins and fats. Our investments aim to reverse fundamental problems into opportunities driving positive impact across the entire food system.

📌 Stockholm, Sweden

Humans first.

We partner with founders at the earliest stages—and back them until the world sees what we see.

We are a next generation venture capital firm, one that takes a human-first approach to investing. Builders ourselves, we invest in the humans as much as their companies.

📌 USA, New York

Trailblazing. Resolute. Proven.

Investing in purpose-driven entrepreneurs with a shared vision for a well-fed and sustainable world.

Unovis Asset Management is the global leader in the alternative protein sector. Their investment firm partners with entrepreneurs developing innovative plant-based and cultivated replacements to animal products, including meat, seafood, dairy, and eggs. Through their inaugural and world-renowned fund, New Crop Capital Trust, and now The Alternative Protein Fund, their goal is to transform the global food system by investing in solutions that facilitate sustained behavioural change and eliminate the consumption of animal protein products.

📌 Netherlands, Amsterdam, USA,New York, San Francisco

Sustainable Food Ventures mission is to support founders developing sustainable food products and scaling profitable companies in the global $12 Trillion food and grocery retail market.

We back early stage founders building leading food companies that are:


  • plant-based

  • cell-based

  • recombinant

SFV will not invest in any companies involved in animal agriculture.

📌 USA, North Carolina

PowerPlant Partners is a growth equity fund that invests in emerging consumer wellness companies.

WE BACK HEROES

using technology to solve the world's biggest problems

Fifty Years is an entrepreneur-run early stage venture capital firm based in San Francisco. We partner with companies that inspire. Specifically, we back companies that, if successful, will be both massively profitable and make a serious dent in achieving one of the Sustainable Development Goals.

📌 USA, California, San Francisco

We empower entrepreneurs with the funding and support that they need to thrive.

CircleUp Growth Partners is an early stage consumer fund with a data-driven, scalable approach to investing in visionary founders

📌 USA, California, San Francisco

Investing in Disruptive Food & Agriculture

E²JDJ is a venture capital fund investing in innovative food companies disrupting the way we eat.

📌 USA, Louisiana, New Orleans

We invest in plant-based proteins, cellular agriculture, fermentation and recombinant technologies as well as alternatives to both animal testing and animal-based materials.

If you are a company seeking funding or a mission-aligned investor, we would love to hear from you.

📌 USA, New York

Lowercarbon Capital backs kickass companies that make real money slashing CO2 emissions, sucking carbon out of the sky, and buying us time to unf**k the planet.

Fixing the planet is just good business. Shame and guilt won’t get us there, markets will.

We back entrepreneurs building climate tech for a regenerative world.

We can’t reverse global warming with only the technology we have today.

Dev Equity aims to help people living in lower-income countries by investing in private companies that can make a positive social and environmental impact.

By providing long-term capital and direct supportDev Equity helps innovative companies in select Latin American countries expand their growth, profitability, and impact.

Latin America

Good Seed Ventures exclusively invests in sustainable food solutions and their support goes way beyond financial capital.

📌 Germany Westphalia

Growing the next generation of enduring brands.

AF Ventures (formerly AccelFoods) is a venture capital fund investing in high-growth consumer product companies.

Investing in building a sustainable, humane and healthy world

The animal-based food and materials industries are among the most unsustainable industries on earth. We need new ways to produce food and materials that cause less harm to our planet, animals and our health.

Ahimsa VC invests in early stage startups that are leveraging and inventing new technologies to build better alternatives using plants, cells and fermentation, for the food and materials sectors.

We support our startups by investing in them, sharing our understanding of industrial ecosystems, and connecting them with our network of global experts.

📌 India, Karnataka, Bengaluru

We focus on companies bringing delicious, inexpensive, readily available, animal free food to a wide consumer base. We will focus on market demand and inefficiencies while helping entrepreneurs to create, and scale, new plant based food/cultivated meat companies. Please contact us now if you are interested in working together to make our food system healthier and more delicious. We are dedicated to growing within this dynamic space.

FTW Ventures nurtures the Food System for future generations.

We support leading founders, advise global corporations and deploy capital from high-quality investors to make meaningful change for profit, people & planet.

We are angel investors and venture capitalists investing in startups. Send us your pitch and details about your company to see if we might be a good fit.

📌 USA, New York

Female led and Los Angeles based, we consult to and invest primarily in female entrepreneurs at the Seed & Series A Stages. We focus on marketplaces, consumer products and services that make people’s lives better. LDR helps to develop platforms, products and business models with clear paths to profitability.

Nicoya is a business-accelerating investment company focusing on foodtech. We are driven by creating meaningful impact for people, planet, and health. Nicoya is where emerging revolutionary foodtech concepts are developed before landing on consumers’ plates. Together with passionate entrepreneurs we will be part of the force transforming the global food system.

📌 Sweden, Stockholm

New Dawn Capital is an early stage investment fund, with a sole focus on plant-based foods. Besides investing, New Dawn Capital is able to contribute to startups by advising on positioning, strategy and channel development, consumer target groups, branding and communication.

Both founders Maarten Scheepens and Silla Scheepens (brother and sister) have a solid background in Strategy, Marketing and Brand having worked for consumer driven companies such as Nestlé, Unilever, WWF, Rituals and Bugaboo. Both are also active in the startup ecosystem as investment committee member, mentor, judge, advisor and lector.

📌 Netherlands

Investing in the Future of Protein

As global protein production continues to climb—production has roughly doubled over the past thirty years and is expected to roughly double again in the next thirty years—strong and steady shifts in consumer concerns, government policies, and natural resource constraints are driving a fundamental shift in the way protein is created and consumed.

Radicle Impact believes that economic value will be driven increasingly by businesses that acknowledge our interdependence, recognize the scarcity of planetary resources, and embrace justice, community, and equity.

Our mission is to drive the food and materials technology revolution by replacing animals in the supply chain. CPT Capital partners with visionary companies using cutting-edge technologies to shape the future of protein.

CPT Capital is defined by the companies we invest in. From the breakthrough biomimicry methods of Impossible Foods or Beyond Meat, to Upside Foods cell-based meat revolution, our portfolio companies are not afraid to challenge conventional wisdom.

Investing so much more than capital.

We are devoted to elevating those around us to new heights – helping purpose-driven entrepreneurs grow and their companies become the iconic brands of tomorrow.

We help our partners reshape the world by bringing strategic support, experience, insights, relationships, and of course, capital, to successfully scale.

📌 USA, Colorado, Booulder

We are a coalition of investors, donors, and storytellers committed to scaling technologies to restore our planet.

We believe that conventional animal agriculture is an inefficient, cruel and unsustainable food production system which is ready for innovation and large-scale disruption.

All profits made will be donated to effective UK and European charities that are raising awareness of farmed animal suffering and the environmental impact of animal agriculture, or are working to promote plant-based eating.

📌 UK, York

Sadita’s core philosophy consists of providing talented individuals and team the necessary resources to create profitable, customer-oriented businesses for the long-term. It is our desire to grow from a regional player to a global player by investing in talent-driven organizations in line with our values.

Focusing exclusively on venture capital, value creation and growth equity, KBW Ventures is an asset management company that targets direct investments in some of the world’s most highly sought-after private companies.

📌 USA, California

Where tech meets nature

We help the ambitious build a food system that is nourishing, regenerative, scalable, trusted and produces delicious food for all.

We hand pick the most innovative startups with the highest potential to disrupt the F&B industry and provide them with the tools and connections they need to thrive.

📌 Spain, Madrid

FF2032 is Lotus Bakeries’ corporate venture fund focused on the broader food & drinks space. We provide minority growth equity to support top-notch entrepreneurs to significantly scale their business.

We believe the talent to build great companies comes from anywhere.

Kanca Ventures is a family-owned investment firm backed by the second and third generation family business leaders of Kanca Forging, a leading automotive parts supplier founded in 1965 by Abdullah Kanca who was a prominent entrepreneur and philanthropist of his time.

📌 USA, New York

COLOUR OUTSIDE THE LINES

We support founders and promoters with outsized ambitions. Disruptors of existing businesses, and those wanting to better the world.

For Good Ventures is a family office venture capital investment firm targeting innovative, disruptive technologies and impact funds changing the world for good

We invest in for-profit, positive-impact businesses and funds in private markets positioned for scalable, positive change.

We back ambitious entrepreneurs scaling brand-first consumer product companies into nationally distributed category leaders.

We take a concentrated and high conviction approach to investing, working with a select group of extraordinary entrepreneurs, to build dynamic, purposeful partnerships. We go beyond a playbook approach, leveraging our experience and network, to achieve exceptional outcomes for all stakeholders.

📌 USA, California

Backing the next generation in consumer tech

Vorwerk Ventures is an independent € 150m Venture Capital Fund and defines itself through a strong commitment towards consumer-facing digital businesses. Our unique direct selling experience in addition to an outstanding track record in Venture Capital provides added value for forward-thinking entrepreneurs.

Headquartered in Berlin Germany, we currently have close to € 500m in assets under management and are constantly on the look-out for promising opportunities starting with Seed/Series A investments of € 1m to € 10m and ensuring continuous support reserving up to € 15m for upcoming financing rounds. An outstanding founding team, a unique product or service addressing a substantial market framed by a consumer-centric business model are key requirements to us when it comes to making an investment decision.

📌 Berlin, Germany

WE INVEST IN TEAMS REBUILDING THE GLOBAL FOOD SYSTEM.

We solve the world's most consequential problems, and build things that last.

We invest 50k - 250k at the earliest stages across the U$, €urope, and beyond.

(We focus on foodtech, but sometimes make exceptions.

If you're building something meaningful, drop us a line.)

Arcadian is a leader in cannabis venture capital and headquartered in the center of the cannabis phenomenon (Los Angeles, CA). Our talented team, proven strategy, and strong moral imperative to build ethical companies with ESG best practices allows us create an ecosystem for valued creation.

📌 USA, California

Rose Street Capital is an early stage venture fund investing in direct-to-consumer and ecommerce.

📌 USA, New York

The Future Food Investors

We bring together smart capital and deep expertise to back visionary founders redefining our food system.

Investment Clubs

Supporting healthy and sustainable plant-based solutions is good for our health; it’s good for the animals; it’s good for our planet. The goal of Vegan Investors is to find, support, and invest in early-stage scalable vegan companies led by vegan entrepreneurs, which contribute to a more sustainable and compassionate world. We value integrity, transparency, and passion for creating a more just and sustainable world.

A large group of venture capitalists, foundations, trusts, non-profits, and individual investors who share a similar investment thesis and want to accelerate mainstream adoption of products and services that will make a difference in the lives of animals, people and that are better for the planet.

Transforming food systems through venture creation

Join us as a founder to build a high-impact, high-growth startup that creates a better future for humans, animals & the planet.

Come as you are — we’ll help you get up to speed

You don’t need a team or even an idea to join Counterfactual. Just bring your passion, grit, and relevant skills — we’ll supply the rest.

We team up with bold scientists to create breakthrough solutions that displace animal-based food products.

Our aim is to build iconic companies in Europe that have an enduring positive impact on animals, planet and people.

We focus on the following technology approaches…

Animal Cell Cultivation, Microbial Fermentation, Plant-based Innovation

📌 Europe

The all-in-one place to find vegan and sustainable startups, stocks, ETFs, Kickstarter projects, equity crowdfunding campaigns, and more to invest in!

Looking to invest in a green, eco-friendly, vegan, and sustainable future? Look no further. Check out our regularly updated resources to make sure your funds are going to further the mission of creating a better planet. Also be sure to subscribe to our newsletter to be notified of the latest investment opportunities!

📌 USA, New York

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