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Startup Lounge #89 - shroome

Startup Lounge #89 - shroome

We are excited to welcome MARS - Mannheim Runway for Startups from Mannheim University of Applied Sciences as our co-feature partner for our next Startup Lounge.
We will be welcoming shroom aiming at revolutionizing the food market with their meat substituting mushrooms. Join us for good conversation and some drinks at Tiffany Mannheim to kick off in person Startup Lounges again.
For access to the Startup Lounge, you will have to follow the hygiene concept and 2G-rules (or stricter if the current regulations at the time of event mandate).

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About shroome:
Meat substitutes are playing an increasingly important role in society but are limited and deter certain target groups due to numerous ingredients and high processing levels. This niche is to be filled by an edible tree mushroom (Laetiporus sulphureus), whose fruiting body imitates the taste and structure of chicken meat. Unlike ordinary mushrooms, this one has a firm and fibrous texture. As a natural product without additives, by forming its own flavors and rich macro- and micronutrients, it is superior to conventional meat substitutes. Given natural healing properties, it is valued as an ingredient in dishes, but remains a niche product that cannot be sourced from controlled cultivation and is primarily reserved for mushroom hunters familiar with mushroom and tree taxonomy. This project aims to establish, optimize, and commercialize a mushroom culture for the first time, making its fruiting bodies and meat substitute products thereof available to the masses.


The MCEI Startup Lounge is your place to get inspired to create something new and to meet and mingle with the Mannheim Startup Ecosystem. Meet startups and creative minds to discuss great ideas in a laid-back atmosphere. Each Startup Lounge features an inspirational talk by a (usually early-stage) venture to get the discussion going. Join us if you are into startups and want to expand your network in the Rhine-Neckar Metropolitan Region and live the entrepreneurial spirit.

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