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The Plantbased Business Hour

Apr 29, 2021

Tom Mastrobuoni of Big Idea Ventures (and formerly CFO of Tyson Ventures) is on The Plantbased Business Hour with me to discuss a shifting food supply system.  We discuss, 

  1. The shifting landscape of farming, 
  2. The innovations in plant-based food, precision fermentation and cellular agriculture,
  3. The failure of recycling...


Mar 11, 2021

Plant-based Impact Investor Willem Blom joins me on The Plantbased Business Hour to discuss if the EU has stalled on plant-based initiatives, what European companies are kicking butt and taking names and how the Netherlands is the 'little country that could' in terms of plant-based innovation.  Plus, Willem shares the...


Dec 23, 2020

Financial Advisor Stephan Kerby is on The Plantbased Business Hour with me to discuss socially responsible investing. 1) Does it really make a difference? 2) How can we push these companies to truly earn any ESG label they throw around? 3) Can you invest in cruelty-free companies and turn a profit? 4) How does your...


Dec 9, 2020

Vicki Benjamin and Andrew Niebler of Karner Blue Capital join me to discuss 1) if ESG investing really moves the needle for people, the planet and animals, 2) is it more marketing slogan than execution, 3) what kind of due diligence is needed to determine ESG standing and can we add A (animals) and B (biodiversity) to...


Nov 4, 2020

Jennifer Stojkovic of the Vegan Women Summit and female founder Pitch event, Pathfinder, joins me to on the Plantbased Business Hour to discuss 1) the results of a study on bias, discrimination and harassment of female founders during investment rounds, 2) VegTech predictions for the near-in future and 3)...