We are an experienced team with an open way of thinking and a pragmatical approach.

The AgriFoodTech Venture Alliance counts with some of the most experienced minds in investments and business coming from BayWa AG and joinning forces with the Investment Committee members of Multivac and Bindewald and Gutting in order to make the best deals and support our portfolio Start-Ups.

Kristal Golan, Managing Director BayWa AG

Kristal Golan, Managing Director, BayWa Venture

Kristal Golan is a multidisciplinary entrepreneur, manager and Start-Up investor. She has extensive experience in identifying promising business and investment opportunities, performing data-supported analysis of (Start-Up) ideas and implementing financials. Kristal has worked for BayWa since 2019. She has an MBA in digital technology management and entrepreneurship, as well as over twelve years of professional experience as the co-founder of a successful e-commerce Start-Up, a senior manager at a Rocket Internet Start-Up and a senior strategy and innovation consultant. In her role asManaging Director, she is responsible for BayWa’s Start-Up partnerships and investments and is beyond that also heading the initiative New Protein Solutions.

Isabella Cordesmeyer, Venture Manager, BayWa Venture

Isabella Cordesmeyer, Venture Manager, BayWa Venture

Isabella´s passion for food started at a very young age in her grandmothers kitchen, experimenting with the most fresh ingredients one can find, which led her to earn a BA in Culinary Arts, years later. Her passion for different cultures and interest in exploring the world led her to graduate in International Relations and Economics and hold an MBA in Innovation and Entrepreneurship by Tel Aviv University. In the past decade, Isabella collected extensive experience from private equity firms, high growth tech startups and established corporates, having worked between Sao Paulo, Tel Aviv and Munich. As a Venture Manager, she is responsable for BayWa´s portfolio startups, investments and diverse projects within the New Protein Solutions department.



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