In Conversation With Michael Fox
3 December 2020
8:00am - 8:45am
Join us in conversation with Michael Fox, Co-Founder and CEO at Fable Food Co - an alternative protein startup reimagining how we consume shittake mushrooms. Backed by celebrity chef Heston Blumenthal and tech billionaire Mike Cannon Brookes, Fable was a result of Michael's desire to combine his cravings for meat with his healthy home cooking habits to create a whole food based plant based meat. Join us to learn about Michael's journey to Fable (which included raising $35M from investors for his first startup, Shoes of Prey) and what he has learnt along the way. Whether you're a current or emerging founder trying to make your dent in the universe - an investor, ethical food advocate, sustainability enthusiast or other curious human looking to learn from a leading voice in the alternative protein market - this conversation is for you.
Co-Founder / CEO / Fable Food Co
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