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Kost Capital Launches Venture Capital Fund

Bodil Sidén - General Partner - Kost Capital
Bodil Sidén – General Partner – Kost Capital

Kost Capital, a Frederiksberg, Denmark-based venture capital firm, held the first close of its maiden fund dedicated to investing in food tech startups.

The Export and Investment Fund of Denmark (EIFO) supported the vehicle, which has an overall target of €25m.

Led by Danish entrepreneurs Kasper Hulthin, Christian Tang-Jespersen, Mark Emil Hermansen and Jacob Lee Ørnstrand, alongside General Partner Bodil Sidén. Kost Capital invests in next generation of food and bioeconomy solutions, from fermentation based ingredients to innovative technologies, and hardware.

The firm has already made its first investments in: 

  • palm oil replacement company Äio, 
  • infant formula company Numi, and 
  • ingredient company Nutrumami.

During the year, the firm has built a hub in Frederiksberg, where Kost Capital and Kost Studio, the food development studio, work together in close collaboration.