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Vincent Fesquet – CEO & Founder New’rban View Bio: Vincent Fesquet (EDHEC, Master in Management, France) began his career at Arthur Andersen in Paris, in audit, due diligence and corporate recovery services. He then moved to the Leverage-Buy-Out world as professional investor in major private equity firms (BC Partners, Vestar Capital Partners). Through his 17-year experience in audit and private equity he came across numerous industries and served as board member of a number of leading companies. In 2008, he started architecture studies as a freshman at the national architecture school of Paris-La Villette. Architect HMONP in 2014, he founded New’rban View which develops architecture, urban planning, and financial advisory on projects dedicated to promote an eco-systemic and sustainable city, and more specifically commercial Urban Agriculture and Building Integrated Agriculture. Vincent currently resides in Paris with his wife and four kids. Presentation title: A Roadmap for Vertical Farming Entrepreneurs Presentation abstract: 15 years from now, as urban consumers’ confirm their appetite for tasteful, safe and locally grown products, newly created buildings will be designed to welcome a potential vertical farming program. From today’s state of the industry, and in order to reach this vision, vertical farming entrepreneurs will have to educate the financial world on investment opportunities, and have diverse business models to provide market Dpeth and alternatives to real estate owners. This will allow real estate developers to move from a “cool tech” factor to real estate value creation. Entrepreneurs will also have to improve their business models by lowering Opex and Capex and reach affordable consumer prices, while constantly reassessing the potential maximize crop yield per area. The AVF Summit 2016 brought together multiple stakeholders in order to: » Discuss circular economies and inform on their application » Present on state-of-the-art technical developments within vertical farming such […]

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