Female VC Lab
E030: Greer Tessler: Simple Food Ventures
June 3, 2021
Simple Food Ventures is a $2M mission-driven, early-stage venture fund investing in the future of healthy foods and products categorized in the better-for-you space. We look to partner with companies and passionate founders who are creating minimally processed, nutrient-dense, and nourishing products that are better for the body and the environment. Our investments range from $50K - $150K. In addition to a financial investment, we prepare our portfolio companies for successful entrances into conventional grocery. Our overall mission is to create access to healthy food for all.
E030: Greer Tessler: Simple Food Ventures

Chapters:
00:00 Introduction
00:16 What inspired you to become a VC?
03:14 What is your investment thesis? What is the motivation for your thesis?
07:30 What are you currently reading or learning or listening to these days?
09:10 In 2 years, how do you see venture capital evolved or changed?
10:58 How do people contact you?
11:13 Thank you

Featured Guest Bio:

Greer brings a background in strategic partnerships, business acceleration, and innovative marketing to the fund’s mission of better-for-you foods. Prior to Simple Food Ventures she served as a business development manager at the design and technology agency Beyond, where she sold and managed projects worth +$1M for national grocery chain Albertsons Companies, Inc. She also spent 5 years with the advisory firm MediaLink where her work with grocery started.

Fund Information:

Simple Food Ventures is a $2M mission-driven, early-stage venture fund investing in the future of healthy foods and products categorized in the better-for-you space. We look to partner with companies and passionate founders who are creating minimally processed, nutrient-dense, and nourishing products that are better for the body and the environment. Our investments range from $50K - $150K. In addition to a financial investment, we prepare our portfolio companies for successful entrances into conventional grocery. Our overall mission is to create access to healthy food for all.

Fund Site:
https://www.simplefoodvc.com/

Fund Contact:
https://www.linkedin.com/company/simple-food-ventures/?viewAsMember=true

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