Why Manna Tree Invested in Evolve Biosystems

Why Manna Tree Invested in Evolve Biosystems

Manna Tree has made investments in pasture-raised eggs, high-quality beef, mushroom technology, indoor ag lettuce and herbs, and commercial chickpea protein and flour. And one of the key themes we have been keenly focused on is the microbiome and its critical role in...
The Market for Microbiome Products

The Market for Microbiome Products

PREPARED BY VIGR FOR MANNA TREE; January 2021. By: Jayson L. Lusk, Distinguished Professor and Head, Department of Agricultural Economics Purdue University OVERVIEW There is significant interest among some consumer segments for products designed to affect the...
What Are You Afraid Of?

What Are You Afraid Of?

GUEST POST BY DRAYTON BOYLSTON, The Mindfulness Mentor and an Executive Coach aligned with Manna Tree’s values and high-growth focus. Drayton is an excellent leadership coach for transformative teams. We also spoke with him recently on our podcast, The Deal Cast,...
Annual Strategic Planning for Family Offices

Annual Strategic Planning for Family Offices

As our portfolio companies plan Q4 strategic planning meetings to scale their operations in 2021, I wondered if there was a standard planning process for family offices? The “one size” fits all approach may be challenging since the old saying goes,...