Plant-based food & fashion: Trends & developments

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During the fifth event of V-Entrepreneurs in the Netherlands we will talk about plant protein, vegan fashion, network with likeminded entrepreneurs and listen to 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 Michiel van Deursen
21:00 Elevator pitches by 6 vegan startups
21:30 Drinks & more networking

SPEAKER
Michiel van Deursen is a former tech entrepreneur behind the largest classifieds internet platform in Belgium, as well as an Amsterdam-based internet agency and a tech incubator. Michiel now invests solely in plant-based businesses. His passion for healthy living began while training for an Ironman triathlon, when he learned not only what a plant-based diet can do for personal fitness but also of the wider positive impact on the planet. He was an early investor of The Vegetarian Butcher in the Netherlands, experiencing the massive growth of the plant-based food sector first-hand.

WANT TO PITCH YOUR BUSINESS?
We offer 6 startups the possibility to present their product. Are you a vegan startup with a great idea, product or service? Then don't hesitate to send Stephan, Richard 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
September 30th from 18.45 till 23.00 at Oproer in Utrecht.

DINNER
The meetup will be hosted by vegan restaurant and brewery Oproer. During the event Oproer will serve a two-course meal + amuse for € 20.
Please send a message to Stephan if you want to reserve a spot. Parking is free. Train station next door.

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.