Join the Fresh Soil course on "An Introduction to Systemic Entrepreneurship in the Food System"
Identify your 'edge' in the regenerative transformation of the food system. Learn and apply the method of Systemic Venturing with the expertise of the Fresh Ventures team and our Ecosystem. Join a mixture of expert-led sessions, collaborative group work, and self-paced study to take clear steps forward with your purpose.
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Three main modules will guide you through challenges and opportunities in the transition of the European food system, will give you an introduction to Systemic Venturing, and help you apply it in your own personal mission.
Understand the interconnections between challenges in the European food system and the root causes that sit behind them. Dive into our Second Brain database of systems analysis, stakeholder and venture directory.
Learn from pioneering innovators and system experts in live sessions and be driven to formulate and take clear steps forward.
Better understand your own capacities and objectives, and craft your personal mission for how your purpose aligns with the needed impact.
The course is for anyone who wants to identify their 'edge' in the regenerative transition of the European food system.
You will join other entrepreneurs, activists, investors, and innovators from a wide range of organisations in a cohort-based learning environment.
Common traits of cohort members:
This course is delivered online as a part-time commitment for six-weeks. You'll receive 4 hours of live sessions and cohort group work per week.
And then you can then undertake as much or little self-study as you like, depending on your learning goals. Don't worry though, we'll provide guidance here to help.
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Environmental Impact Lead
Sentient Ventures VC
As one of the co-founders of Commonland, Michiel has extensive experience in business development and venture building to regenerate landscapes. Now active in biotechnology giving him a broad perspective on the needed transition.
Sustainability & Food Systems Consultant
An innovation do-er and investor that set-up or was involved in the creation and growth of multiple businesses, like the Peel Pioneers. Tekkoo and Lindy have a speciality in building new business that create new value from ‘waste’ streams.
Joost is a Blue Economy activist and experienced founder. Currently regenerating our oceans and soils with regenerative seaweed concepts.
Koen has been a part of our journey since day one. As a senior manager at Toniic and as the host of Investing in regenerative agriculture he is probably one of the most well connected and most up to date people in the regenerative food space.
Farm-to-Fork & Hospitality Professional
Fresh Ventures is a venture building program and startup studio based in The Netherlands. We co-found companies with experienced professionals and entrepreneurs to address systemic challenges in the food system.
Fresh is starting off with a focus on cultivation and production systems - the beginning of the chain where most of the impacts and challenges can be found. Building systemic ventures in these areas involves addressing critical barriers and unlocking key capacities that enable the broader sector to shift to a fundamentally sustainable state.
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