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Andrew Ive

Founder, Big Idea Ventures

Andrew founded Big Idea Ventures and is responsible for investing and building companies in the alternative protein and plant based sectors. Andrew recently stepped down as the MD of Food-X, after building it to become the #1 Global Food Innovation Accelerator (Fast Company) to focus on Big Idea Ventures. He has invested in more seed and pre-seed food companies than any other investor worldwide. Andrew is P&G brand management trained, & while in his Harvard Business School dorm room, launched his first hardware product line into major US retailers.

In his second Silicon Valley based company, Andrew raised $20M+ from VCs to focus on the data challenge between retailers and vendors. Serial founder raising and exiting multiple businesses, Andrew serves on the Advisory Board for Tufts Nutrition Council, Friedman School Entrepreneurship Advisor.