Alessio is the founder and CEO of Crowdfooding, the world’s first crowdfunding platform for food and beverage-related ventures. He started his marketing career at Fortune 500 beverage company before deciding to join a San Francisco-based startup accelerator to lead their marketing and business development efforts. Alessio is an avid startup aficionado and a big time foodie determined to create the biggest collaborative platform for the F&B industry. A global citizen at heart, he has lived an worked in Italy, South Korea, Australia, US and UK where he is currently based.
You might say there’s never been a better time to launch a new food start-up. As global food businesses open up venture funds and incubators to draw innovative entrepreneurs into their orbit, there are rich pickings for start-ups in search of money, experience and a global platform for their ideas. We investigate how relationships between big players and new entrants work out in practice and ask who comes out on top?