Moderator

Koen van Seijen
Specialist and host of the long-standing podcast series Investing in Regenerative Agriculture and Food

"Looking at health, climate change and inequality everything starts with how we (mis)treat our soils and seas". Koen interviewed over 120 people on how to put money to work in Regenerative Agriculture & Food.

Program:
In this interactive session, Koen will kick us off with an introduction on regenerative agriculture, how it is different from organic and how investors should approach.

The four following funds will then pitch their proposition, diving deeper into the most impactful companies or funds they invested in:

The Funds

Aqua-Spark 
Mike Velings - Founder & Managing Partner 

Aqua-Spark, a global investment fund focused on aquaculture, is building a synergistic demonstration portfolio of 60-80 companies across the value chain. Solving some of the industry’s biggest challenges, proving their commercial viability and influencing the way this industry develops.

PYMWYMIC Healthy Food Systems Impact Fund  ll
Rogier Pieterse - Managing Director 

The Pymwymic Healthy Food System Impact Fund II invests in early to growth stage companies which transform the food system through innovative and disruptive technologies. The fund, launched by the Pymwymic Coop, a group of frontrunner private impact investors, is joined by institutional investors.

Triodos Food Transition Europe Fund
Isabelle Laurencin - Fund Manager

Triodos Food Transition Europe Fund provides patient and mission aligned capital to businesses that actively contribute to the much needed food transition. Over the past 6 years the fund invested in 12 companies across 8 countries in organic & sustainable production, healthy diets, circular & waste reduction solutions.

Wire Private Markets Fund
Tera Terpstra - Co-founder & Partner

WPMF invests in 10-15 of the best impact funds. Each contributes to regeneration of natural and human capital while creating an attractive financial return, in sectors like: sustainable food & agriculture, clean energy, access to healthcare, water & sanitation, conservation and education. Blue Horizon Ventures, a Swiss Venture Capital fund investing in plant based food production and cellular agriculture e.g. clean meat will be presented. 

Break-outs:
The fund managers visit the break-out group to answer your questions, after which there will be a private peer session to evaluate. In this room valuable lessons are learned from each other. 

Open mic:
Koen will close the session with an open mic, giving participants the opportunity to share their own investments in or passion for the sector.

PYM Pitches - Investor Table

The fast growing field of FOOD and REGENERATIVE AGRI.

Program

Time: 
Thursday January 28, 2021 from 16:00 to 18:00 CET 

Moderator: 
Koen van Seijen, specialist and host of the long-standing podcast series Investing in Regenerative Agriculture and Food

Program:
In this interactive session, Koen will kick us off with an introduction on regenerative agriculture, how it is different from organic and how investors should approach it.

Funds:
The 4 following funds will then pitch their proposition, diving deeper in the most impactful companies or funds they invested in. 
- Aqua-Spark 
- Pymwymic Healthy Food Systems Impact Fund  ll
- Triodos Food Transition Europe 
- WIRE Private Markets Fund 

Break-outs:
The fund managers visit the break-out group to answer your questions, after which there will be a private peer session to evaluate. In this room valuable lessons are learned from each other. 

Open mic:
Koen will close the session with an open mic, giving participants the opportunity to share their own investments in or passion for the sector.