October 26, 2015

S2G Ventures eyes more investment in healthy, sustainable food

Seed 2 Growth Ventures, the fund backing companies including Beyond Meat and Shenandoah Growers, is looking for more investments in food and agriculture businesses focusing on health and sustainability.
October 23, 2015

A Food Revolution Has Begun

In the late summer of 2010, I took what would become a transformational trip to Spain. In Valencia there is a beautiful Central Market with 100 […]
October 21, 2015

New food/agriculture venture fund S2G Ventures launches with $125 mln

Seed 2 Growth Ventures, a food and agriculture venture fund, has launched with $125 million in funding. The fund will focus on “healthy, sustainable and local food.”
October 21, 2015

With $125M, Chuck Templeton’s S2G Ventures Looks to Fund Healthy Food Businesses

A new VC fund led by OpenTable founder Chuck Templeton and other veteran investors just launched to back innovative food and agriculture businesses, and says it's the largest food/agriculture fund in the US.
October 20, 2015

The Daily Startup: Gritstone Oncology Launches With $102M for Cancer Vaccines

Gritstone Oncology Inc. has launched with $102 million and betting that its vaccines will improve the ability of certain immuno-oncology drugs to treat lung cancer. Versant Ventures, which backed Clovis and Pharmion, is leading this Series A round with Column Group.
October 20, 2015

New Food and Agriculture Fund S2G Ventures Launches With $125 Million

Investors are placing increasing bets on two traditional industries confronted by changing consumer tastes: food and beverage businesses and agriculture. One significant new contributor to that trend is S2G Ventures in Chicago.
October 20, 2015

New Food and Agriculture Fund S2G Ventures Launches With $125 Million

Investors are placing increasing bets on two traditional industries confronted by changing consumer tastes: food and beverage businesses and agriculture. read full article
October 13, 2015

ShopWell raises $3.4M for app that offers shoppers healthier food alternatives

San Carlos-based ShopWell, which offers a nutrition app, raised $3.4 million in a round led by Finistere Ventures, with participation from Fairhaven Capital, Munich Venture Partners, S2G Ventures, and ATA Ventures. This brings the company's total funding to about $11.4 million.
October 1, 2015

Mushroom pioneer MycoTechnology secures $6.7m investment

MycoTechnology – which has developed a pioneering new food processing platform using mushroom roots (mycelium) – has secured $6.7m in a Series A round of financing, […]