October 20, 2017

Six AgTech Companies Selected to Compete in New AgSharks™ Competition

Western Growers and S2G Ventures have selected the six finalists who will be competing in AgSharks™ for equity investments totaling up to $250,000 to support the development and […]
October 19, 2017

Benson Hill Biosystems Launches Edit Complete Genome Editing System

Benson Hill Biosystems announced the commercial launch of Edit, powered by CropOS, the first complete genome editing system made accessible to partners for the development of […]
October 19, 2017

MycoTech Closes a $42M Series B

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 […]
October 19, 2017

SafeTraces Raises $6.5m Series A for Traceability Tech

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, […]
October 19, 2017

Leonardo DiCaprio is getting into the vegan meat business

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 […]
September 22, 2017

Fortune Term Sheet – Friday, September 22

S2G Ventures, a Chicago-based venture capital firm, raised $180 million for its second fund. Aaron Rudberg joined S2G Ventures as a managing director and chief operating […]
September 21, 2017

S2G Ventures announced $180M Close on Fund II; Expands Team

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 […]
September 20, 2017

MycoTechnology plans to use US$35 million funding for mushroom protein plant

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 […]
September 19, 2017

S2G Ventures Secures $180 million for Fund II; Adds Rudberg as Managing Director and COO

S2G Ventures (Seed to Growth) a leading multi-stage investment firm focused on the food and agriculture industry, announced today that it closed on an additional $180 […]