Jonathan Petrides

Jonathan Petrides

Founder of allplants - appearing at the Vegan Business Support

Jonathan aka ‘JP’ is a serial entrepreneur who loves building businesses to do good, focusing on solving major global problems. He founded Africa’s first and fastest growing mobile bank (M-Shwari – +10M users, most of whom were previously ‘unbanked’, and +100,000 new loans daily), and an award-winning retail health chain (Penda) with a new model for affordable mass-market healthcare in Africa. Now he is back in the UK sparking a plant-powered revolution with allplantsby providing remarkably delicious and easy ways to enjoy eating more plants.

Website: https://allplants.com/

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/allplants/

Friday
11:00am - 11:45am

Vegan Business Celebrities

An increasing number of vegan entrepreneurs are looking to make a difference in boosting the quantity and quality of vegan options available on the market by starting their own businesses. Join a select group of highly successful vegan business celebrities as they share some of their secrets to success and their personal journeys to entrepreneurship and stardom.

Vegan Celebrity Zone full timetable

Friday
12:00pm - 12:45pm

Money & Capital Raising Session

Should you do a crowdfunding campaign? What about equity crowdfunding? Is getting an investor on board the right move for your business and if so, when? This panel of seasoned business owners who’ve used both traditional as well as new and innovative methods to fund their enterprises will share their advice.

Vegan Business Support full timetable

Friday
5:00pm - 5:45pm

Vegan startup businesses

What are some of the challenges facing vegan start-ups and how can you handle them? What’s involved in starting and running a business? Our panel of successful start-up founders will share their strategies for success.

Vegan Business Support full timetable