About us

We define ourselves not just as classical business angels, but as long term partners of and reliable mentors to innovative enterprises in the Food sector. Our objective is to support exciting and tasty Food start-ups with capital, expertise and network. Jointly we discover and win in new markets.

We Food Angels are a professional network of completely independent individuals. Together, we combine knowledge and expertise in the areas of food (including R&D), entrepreneurship (old and new economy), business and transactional law (incl. USA), and finances – a perfect mix.

This makes us flexible, fast in reaction, and decisive.

We invest in the founders.
We invest in the pleasure of food.

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We preferably invest in young food (tech) start-ups, which are either still in the product development phase or just entering the market with market-ready products. In later stages we support dynamic start-ups in stabilizing their growth and accompany them in their sustainable development. Like our broad portfolio, our role as investors is very diverse. We mostly participate in Pre-Seed, Early Stage and A Series investments, and we also act as co-investors of public institutions, VC/Private Equity Companies, Family Offices and other Business Angels. We welcome direct approaches from Food start-ups!


Constant and intense dialogue within our network enables us to identify and support innovations early, and in parallel it lets us optimally develop our investments in a strong environment.

Our expanded network consists of Food Companies, Institutions, VC/Private Equity Companies, Family Offices, Business Angels and successful founders.

For our Start-ups we provide access to our network and to our expertise. We accompany our founders on their entrepreneurial path and support them actively, if necessary or desired. We see trustful and respectful relationships as the basis for a rewarding cooperation within our network.


Our growing investment-portfolio

Current Investments

Former Investments

Portfolio Founders & Teams

Food Angels

Prof. Wolf Michael Nietzer

Wolf Michael is an Angel Investor (WOLFMAN.ONE® GmbH) and transaction lawyer (Nietzer® / www.unternehmensrecht.com). WOLFMAN.ONE GmbH is a self-financed investment company with shareholdings in the old and new economy, providing venture capital financing from seed stage to series A as well as expertise, experience, mentoring and contacts. As lawyer, he is admitted for practice at German and the New York courts as well as at the U.S. Federal Supreme Court with focus areas in private equity / mergers & acquisitions, corporate law and business law (German law / U.S. law).

Dr. Günther Rodemeyer

Günther worked more than 31 years for 3 global FMCG corporations with market leading brands and positions. His contribution to the Food Angels strategy and portfolio focuses on innovation, technology and quality mangement, people and organisation development, leadership, strategy development and implementation. He is an active business angel since 2010.

Horst Schlegel

Horst is an active angel investor since 2013. He worked for 30 years for 2 leading global fast moving consumer goods corporations with market leading positions. He is familiar with leadership of FMCG companies and brands based on his expertise in supply chain management, innovation, production, turnarounds, global marketing and branding, strategic design and implementation, M&A and distribution.

Alexander von Wedel

Daniel von Wedel

Daniel is an Entrepreneur for more than 25years and is doing Angel Investments since 2013. He´s also a Lecturer at the Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences in Entrepreneurship and Business Development. For our portfolio companies he provides support in the areas of Business Growth, Organization and Financing.

Contact us

We are looking forward to get in touch with founders. Feel free to use the contact form to the right or send your meaningful pitchdeck to info[at]food-angels.org.

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