Walter Robb to serve as ‘executive-in-residence’ at S2G Ventures

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Walter Robb to serve as ‘executive-in-residence’ at S2G Ventures
Former Whole Foods co-CEO Walter Robb is to serve as ‘executive-in-residence’ at Chicago-based VC fund S2G Ventures (Seed 2 Growth) to help its team identify new investments and mentor portfolio entrepreneurs.

Walter is a widely-respected and innovative leader, whose commitment to sustainable food systems helped transform the grocery and retail industries,” ​said S2G​  managing director Sanjeev Krishnan.

My career has been dedicated to bringing healthier, more sustainable food to more people, and trying to bring purpose and values to business. S2G invests in dynamic entrepreneurs who care about some of these very same issues,” ​added Robb, who will continue leading Stonewall Robb Advisors​, which he founded in 2017 to advise, invest in and mentor individuals and organizations that are committed to social justice and animal welfare. Its current portfolio includes Heat Genie, Food Maven, and New Barn.

S2G Ventures’ portfolio features some high profile names including Beyond Meat, Apeel Sciences, fishpeople, Lavva, Kuli Kuli, Once Upon a Farm, Maple Hill Creamery and Ripple Foods.

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