Good Startup, a Singapore-based venture capital firm focused on alternative protein, has closed its latest fund. Consisting of $34 million, the new fund, called Good Protein Fund I, included participation from Vinmar International founder and chairman Vijay Goradia; former head of finance and strategy for Fidelity Investments Harris Komishane; and INSEAD professor of entrepreneurship Bala Vissa.
Founded in 2021, Good Startup wants to remove animals from the global food system. It also invests in non-food startups: For example, companies that make alternatives to leather. So far, Good Startup has invested in 21 companies out of a target of 35 startups.
The company managing partner Gautam Godhwani told TechCrunch that the firm invests primarily in early-stage companies, with an average check size of $500,000.