Funding by Beyond Animal matches investors and businesses with sustainable, cruelty-free products and services that remove the use of animals. We also offer a deal room that facilitates the funding process making it easier and more efficient.
The service is a part of the digital platform created by Beyond Animal, a Swiss company accelerating the growth of the vegan economy. Beyond Animal was founded in 2018 by two expert professionals in finance and technology.
Founder, vegan entrepreneur
Claire Smith has created a humane investment platform Beyond Investing, which includes programs in both public listed equity markets, creating cruelty-free and thematic funds, and venture capital, directly founding and investing in vegan businesses.
Her previous career was at Albourne Partners Limited as a Senior Research Analyst, Partner and Shareholder and as an investment banker at UBS.
Founder, IT strategist, mentor expert
Dhanesh Kothari is a former head of IT development at leading Swiss banks, who have been more recently mentoring purpose-driven technology start-ups.
His expertise lies in making innovative use of technology for creating positive impact at a global level.