Angel investing in Foodtech

Successful entrepreneurs and operators can be a great source of capital, not only bringing cash to the table, but also deep sector expertise and connections.

Last year, angel investors participated in rounds totally $6.2 billion in foodtech alone. The number of angel rounds has increased 2.1x between 2016 and 2021. This year, both the number of rounds and total VC investment in foodtech ventures with angel participation are expected to be shy of last year’s record but much higher than 2020.

Angel investor funding rounds in foodtech 2010 – 2022 (YTD)

The outspoken Shark Tank investor, Mark Cuban, and the founder of WholeFoods, Walter Robb, are amongst the most active angels in foodtech globally. Alongside them, here are the top 5 most active angel investors since 2016:

1. Mark Cuban
2. Walter Robb
3. Kimbal Musk
4. Nick Green
5. Eduardo Ronzano

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