Jun 8, 2021 • 41M

Developing the most sustainable seafood with Justin Kolbeck, CEO of Wild Type

The Consumer VC podcast episode 136 with Justin Kolbeck, co-founder and CEO of Wild Type

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Mike Gelb
The Consumer VC takes a look into early-stage consumer investing and venture capital. If you are interested in learning about consumer trends, have a b2c business and interested in learning about the fundraising process at the early stage, you have come to the right place. Mike interviews some of the top venture capitalists in the world that focus on B2C and consumer type companies or have a deep track record investing in these categories such as marketplaces, SaaS, social, CPG and non-tech subscription. Mike also interviews founders that are building some of the most disruptive consumer facing companies in the world. The conversation usually includes the insight the founder discovered, fundraising strategy, and the pitch. This podcast also includes bonus episodes. Each bonus episode dives into a particular subject that might not have to due with the fundraise or venture capital, but still would be helpful to founders. For example, a bonus episode on brand strategy or how to construct a board of directors. All bonus episodes will be clearly labeled. For all episodes, please visit www.theconsumervc.com. For updates, you can follow @mikegelb on Twitter.
Episode details

Hey there,

Our guest today on The Consumer VC is Justin Kolbeck, CEO of Wild Type. Wild Type is on a mission to create the cleanest most sustainable seafood on the planet, starting with salmon.

After I watched Seaspiracy, I wanted to learn more about the current state of the ocean and sustainable seafood alternatives to traditional fishing. I reached out to Justin on LinkedIn and in this conversation he does an amazing job of teaching me. In this episode, you’ll learn:

  • His mission and inspiration when founding a business

  • How the price of Wild Type’s fish compares to normal fish

  • The process for creating cell based foods

  • Why he decided to start with salmon

  • Fast feedback loops for testing product

  • Approach to fundraising

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