#5 - Giancarlo Addario: Food Tech VC - Raising Investment for FoodTech Businesses
This is the second episode of our series of podcasts focusing on venture capital raising. We're speaking to a special guest - Giancarlo Addario, principal at Five Seasons Ventures. What do VC's care about most when investing in a foodtech business? What are the growing trends in FoodTech? Giancarlo Addario is joining us to answer these questions.
Giancarlo has spent most of his professional career working 21 years at leading pasta and bakery goods Barilla, covering various roles from Quality Assurance/Food Safety to Research & Development across several product categories both in Italy and internationally.
In the area of Open Innovation, he led various collaborative projects with research institutes, enterprises and startups worldwide, also providing valuable mentorship to food accelerators and incubation programmes to the likes of Startupbootcamp FoodTech, MassChallenge, H-Farm and Future Food Accelerator.
Here's the conversation between Rob and Giancarlo - enjoy!