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INFLAVOUR INVEST

INFLAVOUR

INVEST

Saudi Arabia is one of the most lucrative regions for investors and startups to reap rewards from thanks to the Kingdom’s own projected market growth*, and commitment to its own investment in F&B to expand and create new business.

InFlavour Invest is for investors from sector-focused firms located in Saudi Arabia and around the world to join a community and program that brings new opportunities to grow portfolios, access mentorship, and collaborate with some of the brightest minds in food.

InFlavour Invest is also part of our Five-Star Pitch Fest, you can read more about our startup competition here

WHY INFLAVOUR? WHY FOODTECH?

The Saudi Arabian food service market was valued at USD$27.8bn in 2021 and is expected to grow at a CAGR rate of 7.71% from 2022-2027* (source: Mordor Intelligence).

Globally, FoodTech saw USD$29.3bn in VC investments across 2021, whilst 2022 welcomed 55 unicorns in the sector, the result of investments doubling globally  from 2020-2021.

OPPORTUNITIES AT INFLAVOUR

Investors can meet, connect, and collaborate with startups, new  business and fellow investors across the industry to drive serious change in aid of stabilizing the industry, developing a sustainable AND profitable sector.

INVEST & INDULGE STAGE

A forum for the investment community to discuss all things food.

Join us each day as we dive into the latest food trends and innovations that are driving a healthier and more sustainable food investment ecosystem.

Visionary funders of agri-innovation and industry thought leaders will join disruptive AgriTech innovators, entrepreneurs, and start-ups to present ingenious solutions to global food security challenges.

FIVE STAR PITCH FEST

Meet the industry’s best and brightest startups.

Across 3 days, 30 startups will pitch live on stage for a chance to win one of four amazing awards. They will be judged by 24 high-flying investors and world-class entrepreneurs throughout the Semi-Finals, with the best 6 startups qualifying for the showstopping Grand Finale.

Want to know more?

CHECK OUT FIVE STAR PITCH FEST

ROUNDTABLES, MENTORSHIP

& MATCHMAKING OPPORTUNITIES

Everyone who attends can meet, coach, and learn.

ROUNDTABLES

Come and hear the top IPAs discuss African food security and the future of foodtech investments in the MENA region, curated by top moderators.

MENTORSHIP

Give back and mentor one of the participating startups, with one virtual and one in-person meeting, helping them to grow and thrive in a competitive market.

MATCHMAKING

Arrange dedicated meetings in the Investor Zone with startups, investors, speakers, and some exhibitors by joining the platform, uploading a profile, and bookmarking your preferences.

Interested? To sign up, please register

REGISTER NOW

2023 INVESTORS

Here’s a snapshot of investors who attended InFlavour 2023

Abdalrhman Hassan

Odoo Functional Consultant Sharek Telecom & IT Redefined

Abdalrhman Hassan - Odoo Functional Consultant Sharek Telecom & IT Redefined

Ibrahim Alhejailan

Partner Plus VC

Ibrahim Alhejailan - Partner Plus VC

Niccolo Manzoni

Managing Partner Five Seasons Ventures

Niccolo Manzoni - Managing Partner Five Seasons Ventures

Hussain Almarhoon

Founding Managing Partner HALA Ventures

Hussain Almarhoon - Founding Managing Partner HALA Ventures

Ali Abussaud

Founding Managing Partner HALA Ventures

Ali Abussaud - Founding Managing Partner HALA Ventures

Huda AlAkkas

Investment Associate Saudi Aramco Entrepreneurship Ventures (WAED)

Huda AlAkkas - Investment Associate Saudi Aramco Entrepreneurship Ventures (WAED)

James Tan

Managing Partner Quest Ventures

James Tan - Managing Partner Quest Ventures

Adeel Shahid

Chief Financial Officer Arzan Venture Capital

Adeel Shahid - Chief Financial Officer Arzan Venture Capital

Sama Alshawi

Head of Events, MENA 500 Global

Sama Alshawi - Head of Events, MENA 500 Global

Bjoern Witte

CEO Blue Horizon Corporation AG

Bjoern Witte - CEO Blue Horizon Corporation AG

Stephanie Nour Prince

Partner Nuwa Capital

Stephanie Nour Prince - Partner Nuwa Capital

Martin Davalos

Partner, McWin Capital Partners

Martin Davalos - Partner, McWin Capital Partners

Derek Handley

Founder Aera VC

Derek Handley - Founder Aera VC

Mohammed Altwaijri

Investment Professional Shorooq Partners

Mohammed Altwaijri - Investment Professional Shorooq Partners

Marta Laorden

Director McWin Capital Partners

Marta Laorden - Director McWin Capital Partners

For any questions, please contact us at: [email protected]

Top Investors

Bloom8

Bloom8

Blue Horizon

Blue Horizon

Atlantic Labs & FoodLabs

Atlantic Labs & FoodLabs

Lever VC

Lever VC

WAED

WAED

McWin Capital Partners

McWin Capital Partners

SOSV

SOSV

Kapor Capital

Kapor Capital

Blackrun Capitals

Blackrun Capitals

Beta Labs

Beta Labs

Shorooq Partners

Shorooq Partners

Five Seasons Ventures

Five Seasons Ventures

ASTANOR

ASTANOR

500 Global

500 Global

Big Idea Ventures

Big Idea Ventures

Endeavor

Endeavor

Agronomics

Agronomics

Artesian

Artesian

Aqua-Spark

Aqua-Spark

35 North Ventures

35 North Ventures