Topic: Food-Tech

S2G Ventures Wants to Professionalize AgriFood Tech Investing with $180m Fund

November 13, 2017 | Written by
Category: AgTech, Food-Tech, Industry, News, Venture Capital

S2G Ventures invests with the aim of assembling a “virtual” vertically-integrated portfolio of agrifood tech companies. S2G’s Fund II strives to build vertical integration within the portfolio to create connections across the supply chain and link consumer trends to decisions on the farm.


S2G investment breakdown by sector

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MycoTech Closes a $42M Series B

October 19, 2017 | Written by
Category: Food-Tech, News, Protein, Start-Ups, Venture Capital

Last month, MycoTechnology announced they had closed $35M in financing with some of the top food investors from around the world. The over-subscribe round caught the attention of Ajinomoto Co., Inc. and Continental Grain Company which closed out the round. They also received additional investment from Series A/B Investors S2G Ventures, Middleland Capital, and Health For Life Capital.

“These additional investors provide the strategic expertise to help us execute our vision of feeding an exponentially growing population with a sustainable protein source,” said Alan Hahn, CEO and Co-Founder of MycoTechnology.

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SafeTraces Raises $6.5m Series A for Traceability Tech

October 19, 2017 | Written by
Category: Food Safety, Food-Tech, News, Start-Ups, Venture Capital

San Francisco-based traceability technology SafeTraces has raised $6.5 million in a Series A round led by impact investor Omidyar Network.  Agrifood tech investors S2G Ventures and Maumee Ventures, along with UL VenturesCity Light Capital, and Tuscan Management also participated in the round, which brings the company’s total fundraising to date to $8.5 million.

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