VC  Unovis Asset Management

     Office Locations:

New York, NY 10022

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  • Early
  • Seed



  • Food & Agriculture



    Unovis Asset Management is the global leader in the alternative protein sector. The firm partners with entrepreneurs developing innovative plant-based and cultivated replacements to animal products, including meat, seafood, dairy and eggs. Through New Crop Capital Trust, and now The Alternative ProteinFund, Unovis' goal is to transform the global food system by investing in solutions that facilitate sustained behavioral change and eliminate the consumption of animal protein products. Unovis provides seed to growth funding to entrepreneurs developing plant, fungi, fermented, and cultivated replacements to animal products. Unovis supports its founders by sharing culinary knowledge, understanding of consumer habits, experience in food manufacturing, and global network to catalyze investments and build lasting companies.

    Investment Firm Key

       VC = Venture Capital
       PE = Private Equity
       A = Angel
       I = Incubator
       MB = Merchant Bank
       VD = Venture Debt
       FI = Family Investment Office
       FOF = Fund of Funds
       ED = Economic Development Office   
       TT = Technology Transfer Office
       CVC = Corporate Venture Capital
       SEC = Secondary Purchaser
       HF = Hedge Fund/Mutual Fund
    Venture Capital
    Seed Stage
    (includes "pre-seed," or
    concept stage)
    No Revenue
    Early StageMinimal
    Growth Stage
    (also called Mid-stage)
    Expansion Stage
    (also called Late-stage)
    $7M and greater
    Private Equity
    Lower Middle Market$10M-$249M
    Middle Market$250M-$499M
    Upper Middle Market$500M-$1B
    Large Cap>$1B

    Investment Team:

    Name   Title
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    Chris Kerr Founding Partner and Chief Investment Officer
    Dan Altschuler Malek Managing Partner
    Jay Karandikar Principal
    Kirsti Gholson Director, ESG Policy
    Mark Langley Managing Partner, Portfolio Management


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