Why VentureCapitalists AreBanking onFood StartupsWhy Venture Capitalists Are Banking on Food Startups www.trivetla.com 310...
VentureCapitalist (VC)is financial capital provided toearly-stage, high-potential,high risk, growth startupcompanies. The ...
What is a Startup?Early stage in the life cycle of anenterprise where the entrepreneurmoves from the idea stage tosecuring...
What is a FoodStartup?Newly formed, fresh,innovative business thatinvolves food. Food startupsconsists of food lovers,entr...
Is theMarketOpportunityfor FoodTechnologyHuge?Why Venture Capitalists Are Banking on Food Startups www.trivetla.com 310 69...
Last year,investorspoured inroughly $350million intofood startups,according toCB Insights.Why Venture Capitalists Are Bank...
Many Americanbusinesses lostground over thepast few years. Incomparison, therestaurantbusiness grew 1.5percent.Why Venture...
Packaged gourmetfoods as well asforeign foods arein high demand,and food co-opmembership is atan all-time high.Why Venture...
Some INVESTORS aresaying that food-relatedstartups fit into theirsustainability portfolios,alongside solar energy orelectr...
Why areconsumersinterested infood somuch all of asudden?Why Venture Capitalists Are Banking on Food Startups www.trivetla....
Family & FoodHealthGoing GreenCulturesWhy Venture Capitalists Are Banking on Food Startups www.trivetla.com 310 699 8548
Family & FoodAmerican home life isnot what it used to be.Americans wantsimpler times & food isalways the best answer.Comfo...
HealthObesity is considered adisease in the U.S. Obesityleads to heightened concernsabout health & diet. If you’reclever e...
Going GreenBuying organic & locallygrown food is a first step tomake a difference. Organicfood & related items arehugely p...
CulturesSampling foreign food is a wayto experience a culture.Packaged exotic foods are aboveall successful right now beca...
Why Venture Capitalists Are Banking on Food Startups www.trivetla.com 310 699 8548Whether it’s gourmet delivering in New Y...
Why Venture Capitalists Are Banking on Food Startups www.trivetla.com 310 699 8548TRIVET LAwww.trivetla.com1509 Walnut Ave...
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  1. 1. Why VentureCapitalists AreBanking onFood StartupsWhy Venture Capitalists Are Banking on Food Startups www.trivetla.com 310 699 8548
  2. 2. VentureCapitalist (VC)is financial capital provided toearly-stage, high-potential,high risk, growth startupcompanies. The venturecapital fund makes money byowning equity in thecompanies it invests inWhy Venture Capitalists Are Banking on Food Startups www.trivetla.com 310 699 8548
  3. 3. What is a Startup?Early stage in the life cycle of anenterprise where the entrepreneurmoves from the idea stage tosecuring financing, laying down thebasis structure of the business, andinitiating operations or trading.Why Venture Capitalists Are Banking on Food Startups www.trivetla.com 310 699 8548
  4. 4. What is a FoodStartup?Newly formed, fresh,innovative business thatinvolves food. Food startupsconsists of food lovers,entrepreneurs & thoughtleaders that are passionatearound food & technology.Why Venture Capitalists Are Banking on Food Startups www.trivetla.com 310 699 8548
  5. 5. Is theMarketOpportunityfor FoodTechnologyHuge?Why Venture Capitalists Are Banking on Food Startups www.trivetla.com 310 699 8548Food productsare some of thehighest sellingitems thesedays.
  6. 6. Last year,investorspoured inroughly $350million intofood startups,according toCB Insights.Why Venture Capitalists Are Banking on Food Startups www.trivetla.com 310 699 8548And just a fewmonths ago,Seamless andGrubHubannounced amerger, bringingeven moreattention to foodstartups.
  7. 7. Many Americanbusinesses lostground over thepast few years. Incomparison, therestaurantbusiness grew 1.5percent.Why Venture Capitalists Are Banking on Food Startups www.trivetla.com 310 699 8548
  8. 8. Packaged gourmetfoods as well asforeign foods arein high demand,and food co-opmembership is atan all-time high.Why Venture Capitalists Are Banking on Food Startups www.trivetla.com 310 699 8548Venture Capitalistsare not immune tothis; it is much easierto get an investment ina food business rightnow than in otherprojects.
  9. 9. Some INVESTORS aresaying that food-relatedstartups fit into theirsustainability portfolios,alongside solar energy orelectric cars, because theyaim to reduce the toll onthe environment ofproducing animalproducts.Why Venture Capitalists Are Banking on Food Startups www.trivetla.com 310 699 8548
  10. 10. Why areconsumersinterested infood somuch all of asudden?Why Venture Capitalists Are Banking on Food Startups www.trivetla.com 310 699 8548
  11. 11. Family & FoodHealthGoing GreenCulturesWhy Venture Capitalists Are Banking on Food Startups www.trivetla.com 310 699 8548
  12. 12. Family & FoodAmerican home life isnot what it used to be.Americans wantsimpler times & food isalways the best answer.Comforting gourmetmeals delivered to yourhome can be donequickly and hassle-free.Why Venture Capitalists Are Banking on Food Startups www.trivetla.com 310 699 8548
  13. 13. HealthObesity is considered adisease in the U.S. Obesityleads to heightened concernsabout health & diet. If you’reclever enough to provide ahealthy new product withcomfort food appeal,consumers will break downyour door to purchase it.Smart investors see that.Why Venture Capitalists Are Banking on Food Startups www.trivetla.com 310 699 8548
  14. 14. Going GreenBuying organic & locallygrown food is a first step tomake a difference. Organicfood & related items arehugely popular right now.In Los Angeles, someconsumers are willing topay $6 for a gallon oforganic milk.Why Venture Capitalists Are Banking on Food Startups www.trivetla.com 310 699 8548
  15. 15. CulturesSampling foreign food is a wayto experience a culture.Packaged exotic foods are aboveall successful right now becausethey make it effortless for food-lovers to try interesting foodsdaily. Many Los Angelescatering companies offer ethnic& specialty foods due to manydifferent cultures living in thiscity.Why Venture Capitalists Are Banking on Food Startups www.trivetla.com 310 699 8548
  16. 16. Why Venture Capitalists Are Banking on Food Startups www.trivetla.com 310 699 8548Whether it’s gourmet delivering in New Yorkor personal chefs Los Angeles, a food startupcan be a very lucrative business if approachedand planned correctly.
  17. 17. Why Venture Capitalists Are Banking on Food Startups www.trivetla.com 310 699 8548TRIVET LAwww.trivetla.com1509 Walnut Ave.Manhattan Beach, CA90266310 699 8548
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