Foodtech Tasmania Limited Partners Investment Offer

Startupbootcamp’s Foodtech Accelerator Program selects high potential early to mid stage global startups and provides them with unparalleled mentoring, connections and guidance to enhance their growth potential. Find our more about investing in our 2023 cohort.

Program is currently in live. Next Cohort applications in 2023.

Fund Overview

Why invest in the Startupbootcamp Foodtech Program

Startupbootcamp (SBC) has accelerated over 1,500 startups globally. We have the experience to select and coach early stage startups in order to de-risk the sometimes risky process of early stage startup investing.

The 2023 program is our second Foodtech Tasmania program

The Opportunity

The Foodtech Tasmania program offers a de-risked option for angel investing.

Diversified Portfolio
Own part of SBC’s ready-made and diversified portfolio holding equity in a cohort of World-leading FoodTech startups

Angel Investment Training

Theoretical and practical angel investment training, giving hands-on experience running due diligence on early stage investments

World Leading FoodTech Portfolio

Startupbootcamp scouts ~20,000+ FoodTech startups annually to find the highest potential companies to invite to the Program each year.  We take 6% equity from each startup with an initial portfolio valuation of at least $3,000,000.

Invest alongside Startupbootcamp

You invest into our Unit Trust, with special conditions. To find out more, please fill in the Expression of Interest form

Access to Exclusive Deal Flow

You have an open opportunity for follow-on investment into the 10 startups.  You will work closely with the startups as they structure investment rounds, and be first in line to invest.

SBC's proven track record

  • Accelerated and grew a portfolio of over 100 startups across multiple industries that play into sustainability including fintech, energy, sport and food innovation.
  • Partnered with large corporations beyond the foodtech space including Cricket Australia, Mitsubishi, NYK Lines, Shell, Geelong Hydrogen Cluster, Grand Prix, Netball Australia, Rowing Australia Etc.
  • Many of our first cohort startups have gone on to raise successful investment rounds after the program, totalling over $46m in funding so far.

Ecosystem Perks

In addition to a diversified portfolio across one of the most exciting opportunities currently available, investors in the fund will also have access to exclusive dealflow, digital learning resources around how to "think like a startup founder" and opportunities to get more involved with the startups themselves if they wish to.

Management Team

Trevor Townsend is CEO and Co-Founder of Startupbootcamp Australia (SBC), with extensive experience in business in various roles as a business owner, investor and corporate advisor. As a business owner, Trevor has sold a company and launched 3 IPOs. He is passionate about business and technology, and as an entrepreneur is passionate about helping bring new ideas to life. He is interested in the big topics that shape our future, including energy, climate change and sustainability, finance and economics and the impact of technology on the future of work. Trevor is also passionate about sport and wellbeing. He is an experienced angel investor with a specific interest in technology investments in startups and early-stage companies. His diverse background includes industry experience in Finance, Telco, Energy and I.T. professional services markets.

Trevor Townsend

CEO, Startupbootcamp Australia

Richard Celm is the cofounder and Executive Program Director at SBC Australia. He has been active in the start-up community as a founder, investor and mentor since 2001, when he invested and took an active role in Having mentored in Startupbootcamp programs in Denmark, London, Barcelona and the University of Cambridge Queen's Young Leaders Programme, his expertise lies in building, promoting and supporting start-up founders, using experience gained working in Australia, Europe and the United States of America. Since returning to Australia in 2014, Mr. Celm has also played a strategic role in accelerating the development of the Tasmanian start-up scene, working with the local start-up community, university and government as an adviser.

Richard Celm

Executive Program Director, Startupbootcamp Australia

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