The Big Gamble
In the Big Gamble, we will hear from venture capitalists and investors who are betting on the next big food-related innovations
CEO, Foodie Group Limited
Lily Ng is no stranger to building fast growing businesses and charting new frontiers with a vision. At her current role, she has transformed Foodie’s traditional print-based business into an award-winning digital platform that leads market trends in food and dining and audience-engagement solutions for the business community.
Partner, SPARQ Capital
Based in Hong Kong, Donna NguyenPhuoc is Partner of SPARQ Capital, a multi-FO investment vehicle providing venture capital to technology-based growth-stage companies. Through its global network, SPARQ offers and manages investments to highly compelling and well-curated opportunities in Europe and the US. Donna is passionate about sustainability, which is also one of SPARQ's areas of focus for investments.
Manav Gupta is the Founder & CEO of Brinc, a venture accelerator that invests in founders around the world that are developing technology-enabled physical products across their many global programs with support functions, covering sourcing, manufacturing, sales & inventory backed lending.
Dan Pathomvanich is CEO of NR Instant Produce, a leading export-focused co-packer of speciality foods in Thailand. NR Instant Produce is ‘betting’ on the future of the plant-based industry and growing it together with leading venture capital funds from around the world. They are supporting several initiatives from launching the largest plant-based accelerator in the world, to building plant-based facilities in the United States.