By using 100% of plants, PLANETARIANS are making meals wholesome, feeding a growing population and all around planet friendly.


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At PLANETARIANS, our drive to build a more sustainable food system causes us to see the world a bit differently. We’re always looking for ways to do better, leading us to find opportunities in the most unexpected and unassuming places. By recapturing highly nutritious food that otherwise would have been discarded, we’re building a more efficient food system with a lighter environmental footprint.

Aleh Manchuliantsau, Co-founder and CEO

Aleh Manchuliantsau, Co-founder and CEO. Inventor (7 patents granted) and Serial Entrepreneur, started 100%FOOD, Usarium, MOBYS. Being an expert in Lean Startup methodology, Aleh run open innovation projects for Aeroflot and Google.

Anastasia Tkacheva - Co-Founder and CTO

Food and Culinary Scientist, with a natural born gift. Gave up her career in government agencies (MAI, NABA) for culinary passion. Previously formulated 100%FOOD with over 1M servings sold.


Our Advisors

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James Cali (Kelloggs, Mondelez)

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Claire Pribula (SAP, IBM, EDS)

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Gregory Mills (ADM, Cargill)

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Olaf Gruess (General Mills)

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Bob Hagan (Mondelez, Kraft Foods)

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Pat Pinkston (John Deere)


Our notable investors:


Barilla’s venture arm Blu1877


Italian Chicken Processor Amadori


The Yield Lab enables entrepreneurs to sustainably revolutionize agrifood systems, globally.


Food-X is the #1 food innovation accelerator in the world, helping food entrepreneurs bring their products and services to market at super speed.


Brad Feld is an American entrepreneur, author, blogger, and venture capitalist at Foundry Group in Boulder, Colorado


Lisa Gansky is an American entrepreneur and author of the bestselling book The Mesh: Why the Future of Business is Sharing.


David Larrabee maintains more than 30 years of general management, strategic planning, sales & marketing and product management experience within the financial services industry.


Techstars is an American seed accelerator, founded in Boulder, Colorado in 2006 by David Cohen, Brad Feld, David Brown, and Jared Polis.