Category: Investor Stories

Gustav Friis on understanding crypto and blockchains related to regenerative agriculture and food

Gustav Friis, who has been working in the field of crypto and blockchain for the last five years, works as a founder on the investing side, as well as on the impact side. Gustav joins the podcast for a conversation about blockchains, cryptocurrencies, DAOs, online communities, community currencies and so much more.

Paul Lightfoot on how carbon negative foods are taking off and why now

Paul Lightfoot is the writer of the Negative Foods newsletter, which covers the foods that have carbon neutral or carbon negative footprints, and the technologies, people and companies that bring negative foods to market, food brands that have carbon negative footprints. Paul is the founder of BrightFarms and an investor in the space.

Stephen Hohenrieder on investing in mature food companies and help them go further and deeper

Stephen Hohenrieder, founder of Grounded Capital Partners, joins us to discuss a different approach to capital—by treating the symptoms of an unhealthy system rather than incentivizing them.

Paul McMahon on building a 250M climate positive portfolio of tree crops in Europe

A check in interview with Paul McMahon, co-founder of SLM Partners, to discuss their current focus and investment strategies in Australia, USA, and Europe. 

Clément Chenost – Lessons learned on investing 80M into vertically integrated agroforestry companies in LATAM and Subsaharan Africa

Clément Chenost, the Co-Founder and CEO of Moringa Partnership/ Fund, joins us to discuss the role of de-commoditizing value chains, vertical integration, and consumer behaviour in regeneration. We also discussed consumer demand and commoditisation that leads to premiums of sometimes over 100% and drives the regenerative transition.

Tripp Wall on why provenance is key and time kills food

A check in interview with another co-founder of Trailhead Capital Tripp Wall. Hear from Tripp how provenance is key, time kills food, regenerative soil amendments are off ramps from extractive agriculture and, finally, how we need to be able to go long on investments.

Laura Ortiz, Let financiers being seduced by Latin America biodiversity wealth

A conversation with Laura Ortiz, social entrepreneur, chief purpose officer and co founder of SVX Mexico. Laura joins us to talk about how “transformative finance” is the portal towards regenerative investments and how SVX’s “currency” is trust.

Mark Lewis, hunting for unicorns in regenerative agriculture and food

Mark Lewis, managing partner at Trailhead Capital, joins us to talk about promising companies that promote regenerative agriculture