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Welcome everyone to my new podcast, Awesome Vegans with Elysabeth Alfano.  This podcast will feature in-depth interview with plant-based celebs, politicians, athletes, entrepreneurs, influencers, environmentalists, doctors, chefs, animal activists and so much more!  I am dedicated to exploring how certain individuals are making the world a better place for themselves, those around them, our environment and our animals through their food choices, practices and businesses. I really do believe that if we change what we eat, we change the world! Join me in my kitchen as I dish with the movers and shakers who are doing just that!

May 16, 2024

Senior Director of Innovative Finance at the Milken Institute, Caitlin MacLean and Senior Director at Feeding Change, Holly Freishtat join Elysabeth on the Plantbased Business Hour to discuss blended capital and why institutional and philanthropic investors are focusing on food.


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May 9, 2024

Chief Investment Officer of VegTech Invest, Dr. Sasha Goodman, discusses the firm's recent white paper, in conjunction with Harvard University student, on Stakeholder Engagement for Plant-based Innovation & Diversified Proteins. Along with host, Elysabeth Alfano, the two discuss the top 5 findings of the white paper and...

May 2, 2024

On this week's episode, Elysabeth was on a panel at the Future of Protein Production conference. She was on the panel discussing investing in food systems transformation with Aleh Manchuliantsau, Founder and CEO or Planetarians, Fengru Lin, CEO and Co-founder of TurtleTree and Alex Shirazi,  Co-Founder and Director of...

Apr 25, 2024

Lots of good information and lots of misinformation is swirling around about the future viability of cultivated meat. The former owner of Daniele prosciutto and now cultivated meat investor, Davide Dukcevich discusses the outlook for cultivated meat AND the outlook for meat.


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Apr 18, 2024

Will Investors Embrace Food Systems Transformation? Mahesh Roy, Investor Strategies Programme Director of the Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change, discusses the IIGCC perspective on investing in food systems transformation to combat Climate Change and partake in the potential growth of the sector.