About Us


Crowdfooding was conceived in 2014 with the aim of being one of the leading crowdfunding platform specifically devoted to food and beverage-related ventures. We believe entrepreneurship can make a difference in solving some of biggest issues that are affecting our current food system that's why at Crowdfooding we aim to streamline the investment process for startups, and provide food entrepreneurs with a more immediate access to capital by matching them with the most relevant investors for their ventures.

Alessio D'Antino

Co-founder & CEO

4+ years expertise in marketing at 500 Fortune beverage company and business developer for San Francisco-based startup incubator. Big time foodie determined to make food startups thrive by providing them with a more immediate access to capital.

Sara Roversi

Co-founder & COO

Built 15+ companies via You Can Group, Italian Delegate at G20 YEA Summit + founder and Executive Director of Future Food institute & FoodInnovationProgram.org.

Andrea Magelli

Co-founder & CFO

Whilst with You Can Group he created 500+ places of work, sold a company (food retail) to a UK PLC and managed a media company team during 4 Olympic Games.

The rest of the team

David Fuschi

Digital media

Henna Garrison

PR & Communications


We are looking for talented entrepreneurial minds with a passion for food and innovation. Interested? Get in touch and submit your CVs and cover letter to talent@crowdfooding.co


Crowdfooding connects some of the best food and beverage entrepreneurs with investors. It aims to leverage the disruptive power of the Internet to make early-stage investing for financiers, and fundraising for food and beverage startup companies, easy and immediate. Crowdfooding uses a specialised match-making system with an innovative proprietary algorithm to curate investor deal-flow and suggest investment opportunities based on personal portfolio focus and interests.

Through Crowdfooding investors can find food and beverage startups that have been reviewed and rated on their investment worthiness by our Investment Committee composed of experienced experts in the following areas:

  • VC financing
  • Business analysis
  • Technology
  • CPG’s
  • Nutrition

Sophia Nadur

Consumer packaged good

Steve Osborn

Food Technology

Robert Boick

Business Analysis

Laura Tilt


Ivan Farneti

VC expert

Niccollo Manzoni

Venture investing expert