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The Future of Protein: Blending Markets and Food Technology to Solve Some of the World's Biggest Problems
Yale Center for Business & the Environment (2016)
  • Bruce Friedrich
Keywords
  • lab-grown meat,
  • cultured meat,
  • clean meat,
  • lab meat,
  • plant-based meat,
  • food technology
Publication Date
September 30, 2016
Location
New Haven, Conn.
Comments
As populations and incomes rise throughout the world, more and more environmental scientists and economists are asking how the world will support its projected population of 9 billion people by 2050 and how governments can meet the climate change goals they committed to in the Paris Agreement. Venture capital firms, entrepreneurs, and major corporations are rising to the challenge, innovating and marketing plant and cultured alternatives to meat, dairy, and eggs that are cleaner, safer, and more sustainable.

In this talk, New Crop Capital’s Bruce Friedrich will discuss why animal protein alternatives are gaining popularity with the biggest tech investors in Silicon Valley, including Bill Gates, Biz Stone, and Sergey Brin; share updates on some of the most exciting developments in the field, and talk about career opportunities in the venture capital and entrepreneurial fields.
Citation Information
Bruce Friedrich. "The Future of Protein: Blending Markets and Food Technology to Solve Some of the World's Biggest Problems" Yale Center for Business & the Environment (2016)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/bruce_friedrich/53/