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SuperReturn Emerging Markets
24-26 June, 2024
Hotel OkuraAmsterdam

Nick Cooney
Managing Partner at Lever VC


Nick Cooney is Founder and Managing Partner at Lever VC, which invests broadly across sustainable Food and AgTech, spanning seed and animal genetics, functional ingredients and inputs, machinery, plant-based foods, pet, cultivated and fermentation-derived animal proteins, disease detection, software, feed inputs, service providers, and more. Lever VC's invests in early-stage companies (pre-seed through Series B), with separate vehicles focused on emerging markets and on global markets, and the firm and its partners have made over 40 emerging markets investments over the past eight years.

Nick has been working in the sustainable food sector for nearly twenty years and serves on the boards of a number of portfolio companies in the space. He is also the Co-Founder and former Board Chair of the Good Food Institute, the world’s largest non-governmental organization working to grow the alternative protein space.

Agenda Sessions

  • Tradition meets tech