DealMakers: Entrepreneur | Startups | Venture Capital

DealMakers: Entrepreneur | Startups | Venture Capital

Nick Hazell On Raising $100 Million To Create Plant-Based Meat That Tastes Like The Real Thing

February 14, 2021

Nick Hazell is an international entrepreneur who made the leap from a corporate job to a highly impactful startup, in one of the biggest industries worldwide. Nick's company v2food has successfully raised $100 million in funding from top-tier investors like Sequoia Capital China, China Rennaissance, Novel Investments, and Esenagro.

In this episode, you will learn:

* Launching and pricing your product
* Ignorance is your best asset as a new entrepreneur
* Nick’s top advice for aspiring startup founders

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About Nick Hazell:
Nick Hazell is an experienced food innovator, lecturer and consultant who is CEO of Australian startup v2food. v2food is developing plant-based meat, building on a close collaboration with CSIRO to create tasty, sustainable and healthy products. Its first products will be launched nationally in the second half of 2019.

Nick Hazell holds a Master of Manufacturing from Cambridge University. Nick Hazell in aerospace and chocolate manufacturing before moving into research and development in the food industry, working at global multinationals in The Netherlands and Australia. Nick Hazell was R&D Director at Masterfoods and at PepsiCo Australia and New Zealand, working on products like Grain Waves, Red Rock Deli, Sunbites and Smiths. Nick Hazell lectures in the Bachelor of Creative Intelligence and Innovation at UTS and has consulted to CSIRO and the meat industry.
Connect with Nick Hazell:

* Crunchbase
* LinkedIn