plant-based proteins

Vegan & plant-based inspiration: Meet the game changers | Rotterdam

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During the fourth event of V-Entrepreneurs in the Netherlands we will talk about plant protein, network with likeminded entrepreneurs and listen to vegan startups aiming to change the world.

PROGRAMME
18:15 Doors open
18:45 Kick-off & introduction
19:00 Vegan dinner & networking
20:30 Talk by Jeroen Willemsen
21:00 Elevator pitches by 6 vegan startups
21:30 Drinks & more networking

SPEAKERS
Jeroen Willemsen will deliver the keynote talk during this v-entrepreneurs meetup. Jeroen is the Green Protein Commissioner of the Netherlands and the founder of Ojah and Green Protein Alliance. Ojah is a market leading pioneer of plantbased meat alternatives. After Jeroen’s story several startups are offered the opportunity to pitch their company to the audience.

WANT TO PITCH YOUR BUSINESS?
Are you a vegan startup with a great idea, product or service? Then don’t hesitate to send Stephan or Willem a DM. We are looking for inspiring entrepreneurs (to be) to do an elevator pitch. The pitches will last max 5 minutes per pitch, including a Q&A.

TIME & LOCATION
July 8th from 18.45 till 22.30 at Plantastic! Health Hub in Rotterdam.

DINNER
The meetup will be hosted by conceptstore and plant based restaurant Plantastic! Health Hub. During the event you can order your own two-course meal + one non-alcoholic drink for € 20. As a starter you’ll be served a delicious gazpacho soup. For the main course you can choose between a Japanse Noodle Bowl or the Creamy Curry.

Please send a message to Willem or Stephan if you want to reserve a spot.

ATTENDING
RSVP by signing up through meetup. Please don’t hesitate to bring a friend along, we’d love to grow the community.

PARTNERS

— NVV
We are proud that the NVV (Dutch Vegan Association) is our main partner to make this series of events a success. As a membership association, The NVV serves the interest of all members and vegans and work hard to help promote veganism with vegan initiatives like the VeganChallenge. The association supports vegan entrepreneurs and gives them a podium with the yearly Vegan Awards, Vegan Friendly and Vegan Wiki.

— ProVeg
We are delighted that ProVeg is endorsing the v-entrepreneurs events. ProVeg is an international food awareness organisation with activities in over 20 countries. ProVeg works with companies, governments, public institutions, medical professionals, and the public, to help the world transition to a more plant-based society and economy that is sustainable for humans, animals, and our planet. They support plant-based and cellular agriculture startups through their ProVeg Incubator programme and accelerate the growth of the global vegan market through sharing knowledge and fostering innovation. They also help bring the plant-based world together through events and conferences, including VegMed, the New Food Conference and the VeggieWorld fairs.

Meat the future: Plant based and clean meat developments | The Netherlands

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During the third event of V-Entrepreneurs in the Netherlands, we will discuss the developments of plant based and clean meat.

You have the chance to meet two industry thought leaders who will share their story:

– Ira van Eelen: Ira is a designer with a demonstrated history of working in event design, marketing and think tanks industry. Her legacy as the daughter of Willem van Eelen and 40 years of Clean/Cultured/JUST/InVitro Meat history makes her a speaker that lets you embrace the potential and understand the urgency of this innovation.

– Mark Kulsdom: Mark is the co-founder of the Dutch Weed Burger and board member of the Green Protein Alliance. The Dutch Weed Burger is an Amsterdam based company that specializes in seaweed enriched comfort food.

PROGRAMME
18:15 Doors open
18:45 – 19:00 Kick-off
19:00 – 20:30 Food, drinks, networking
20:30 – 21:50 Talks + Q&A
21:50 – 22:30 Drinks & networking

DINNER
We are pleased to offer you delicious vegan pizza’s & drinks during the event. Attending the event is free, for the dinner we ask a 20 euro contribution. This is including antipasti, 6 rounds of vegan pizza slices and 2 drinks. Please send Stephan or Willem a DM if you will join the dinner.

KEYNOTE TALKS
The keynote speaker has a 30 minutes timeslot, with 10 minutes afterward for questions. At the meetup, you will gain first-hand knowledge about the state of the plant based and clean meat industry.

TIME & LOCATION
April 23rd, from 18.45 till 22.30 at Wilde Westen, Bos en Lommerplantsoen 1 in Amsterdam

AUDIENCE
The audience of the meetup in Amsterdam will consist of a combination of entrepreneurs, investors, media and foodies.

PARTNERS
We are proud to announce that the NVV (Dutch Vegan Association) and ProVeg are partnering with us to make this series of events a success.

— NVV
The Dutch Vegan Association is partner of Vegan Entrepreneurs. As a membership association, they serve the interest of all members and vegans and work hard to help promote veganism with vegan initiatives like the VeganChallenge. The association supports vegan entrepreneurs and gives them a podium with the yearly Vegan Awards, Vegan Friendly and Vegan Wiki.

— ProVeg
ProVeg is an international food awareness organisation with activities in over 20 countries. ProVeg works with companies, governments, public institutions, medical professionals, and the public, to help the world transition to a more plant-based society and economy that is sustainable for humans, animals, and our planet. We support plant-based and cellular agriculture startups through our ProVeg Incubator programme and accelerate the growth of the global vegan market through sharing knowledge and fostering innovation. We help bring the plant-based world together through events and conferences, including VegMed, the New Food Conference and the VeggieWorld fairs.

ABOUT THE -V-ENTREPRENEURS NETWORK
We believe in vegan entrepreneurship as a driving force for change. This is a group for people who have a vegan startup or have a genuine interest in vegan entrepreneurship. Share your ideas, challenges and successes and learn from each other’s experiences. Of course, everyone is welcome to join us along the entrepreneurial journey, no matter if you are vegan or not. Currently, regular events take place in Berlin, Bern, Zurich, Rotterdam, Utrecht and Amsterdam.

Meet & learn breakfast Zurich: High-quality branding for the vegan market

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Branding has become increasingly important in nowadays noisy world. It is especially important if you have a social business with a positiv impact for the environment, animals and the humans. The more you get seen, the bigger your impact grows. That is why our first Learn & Share breakfast is about exactly this topic: High-quality branding with a soul.

We are excited to have the very talented Kathrin from Ensouling Ideas as our guest of the the next meet & learn breakfast.

With her company Ensouling Ideas (https://www.ensoulingideas.com) she supports established companies and start ups in marketing, branding and business development in order to appear on the world stage in a clear, authentic and inspired way.
Kathrin has a strong sensitivity for brands and individuals and a love for the beautiful things in life.

She holds a degree in International Business from the University of Pforzheim including semesters in Toronto, London, Paris and Zurich. She has worked in many international teams at headquarters in the luxury industry from La Prairie, IWC Schaffhausen to Bucherer.

Kathrin has a holistic approach and believes in the potential of human centered brands. She focuses on the „why”, the „how” and the „what” along with the mindset of her clients in order to unleash the full potential of their brand. In her own words “Everything needs to be aligned – thoughts (mission), words (communication) and actions (customer experience & management culture)”.

Kathrin will talk about high-quality branding strategies in a nutshell, with a special focus on sustainable, plant-based or vegan businesses. She will introduce you to one of her methods based on Simon Sinek’s Golden Circle.

This will be followed by our practical session where every participant will have the chance to develop their own “Why” based on Kathrin’s method. We will closely support you during this session as it is very intensive. Please come prepared with your idea or business to work on in the workshop.

After the event we are happy to welcome you to a co-working session at Kochstudio.

This is a very hands-on meet & learn breakfast, that is why we limited it to 15 people to ensure a high-quality event and that everybody walks away with something they can implement in their business immediately.
We take your dream of having a positive impact for this world seriously, please take your commitment as well seriously and be reliable for our earth.

We are looking forward to see you there.

All the best,
Your Swiss v-entrepreneurs team,
Franziska & Anna

The Startup That Wants to Create a Global Vegan Ecosystem on Blockchain | Berlin

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We have invited an exciting and visionary speaker for our next meetup: The founder of VeganNation!

VeganNation use blockchain technology to create a powerful and global vegan ecosystem. The founder Isaac Thomas will share his vision at the next event of the v-entrepreneurs network.
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VeganNation is bringing the global community together by creating a fully functioning ecosystem. The cryptocurrency VeganCoin is the driving force behind all operations, empowering the new vegan economy.

We are happy to announce that the founder of VeganNation, Isaac Thomas from Tel Aviv, is in Berlin in the beginning of November and will share his vision with the V-ENTREPRENEURS community.
VeganNation is bringing the global community together by creating a fully functioning ecosystem. The cryptocurrency VeganCoin is the driving force behind all operations, empowering the new vegan economy.

We are happy to announce that the founder of VeganNation, Isaac Thomas from Tel Aviv, is in Berlin and will share his vision with the v-entrepreneurs community.
Isaac will talk about:

– What is VeganNation and the VeganCoin and how they want to create the global community
– Their international business model and how to enter in different markets
– How can you apply the VeganCoin to your business and how can you become part of the global network
– Insights about the global vegan startup scene with special focus on Germany and Israel (the hot spot for vegan innovations!)
– Q & A

P.S. VeganNation will initiate a Vegan-tech incubator to help
innovative startups, and connect them to other like-minded
innovators, investors, corporates, and influencers. This is your chance to get first-hand information about their plans and when the incubator will be launched. Isaac also has a great overview about the v-tech scene in Israel.
Read more about VeganNation: https://vegannation.io
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ABOUT the v-entrepreneurs network
We are a community of passionate entrepreneurs, vegan startup founders and people with an entrepreneurial mindset wanting to challenge the status quo across all industries ripe for plant-based disruption.
We organize regular networking events for (future) entrepreneurs, curious explorers and people interested in plant-based entrepreneurship.
You don’t need to run a vegan business yet or be fully vegan. Just bring an open mind and get inspired by our speakers and the community.
Read more about the v-entrepreneurs: https://v-entrepreneurs.com