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 Ventures, City Light Capital, and Tuscan Management also participated in the round, which brings the company’s total fundraising to date to $8.5 million.
The CEO of Los Angeles-based Beyond Meat this week (Oct. 17) announced that DiCaprio had added the company to the list of groups that receive his financial support as part of the actor’s bigger initiative to curb climate change.
Multi-stage food and agriculture-focused venture firm S2G Ventures announced a $180 million close on its second fund, and the addition of Aaron Rudberg to the team in the role of managing director and chief operating officer.
MycoTechnology, an American company that uses mushrooms to improve the taste of food and drinks, closed a US$35 million Series B round of financing with food investors worldwide.