The rate of investment in food-tech startups has slowed a bit over the last year, but a new generation of health-conscious, choosier consumers and a more polished batch of entrepreneurs are keeping the venture capital spigot open, according to investors at an industry conference Wednesday. read full article
Month: May 2016
The Bay Area fosters a culture of forward thinkers and new ways to solve problems in our world, including in our food system. Ripple Foods is one such startup in Silicon Valley hoping to disrupt the dairy industry with pea protein.
The company joins a growing list of game-changing food startups that have launched out of the lab and into the consumer market in just the last few years. Memphis Meats uses animal cells to make lab-grown beef, Impossible Foodsmakes a plant-based burger and Clara Foods uses yeast to produce egg whites without the chicken. read full article
Seed 2 Growth Ventures (S2G), a Chicago-based VC that has quickly become the leader in sustainable food and agriculture investments, has led an investment in Vancouver-based Terramera, Inc. Both companies are aligned in their focus to support sustainable agriculture while increasing farm yields. read full article