June 26, 2020

Building a better, stronger and more resilient food system.

Over the last few years we have come to recognize that the federal government plays an important role in food and agriculture policy, and the future of our food system. Given this, we wanted to share our perspective on how Congress can use the next coronavirus economic relief bill to make smart, targeted investments that will reinforce the resilience of the food and agriculture supply chain and support a critical anchor of the U.S. economy.
June 18, 2020

Congratulations to our World Economic Forum Technology Pioneers 2020

S2G is excited to support three companies that were recognized as 2020 Technology Pioneers by the World Economic Forum.  Congratulations to the teams at Trace Genomics, […]
October 11, 2019

Lab-grown meat could be on store shelves by 2022, thanks to Future Meat Technologies

… Future Meat Technologies has raised $14 million in new financing to build its first pilot manufacturing facilities to bring the cost of production of a cell-made […]
October 11, 2019

Mission Produce touts innovation at PMA

… Oxnard, Calif.-based Mission Produce is focusing on its partnership with Hazel Technologies Inc., and its Avolast shelf-life extension product … read full article
October 11, 2019

Lab-grown meat start-up raises $14 million to build production plant

… S2G Ventures, a Chicago-based venture capital fund that invests in food and agriculture, and Emerald Technology Ventures, a Swiss-based firm, led the $14 million round […]
October 11, 2019

Only 3% of agri-food tech investment dollars go to female-founded companies, study says

… Companies with only female founders in agriculture and food tech receive only 7% of investment deals, representing just 3% of all dollars, according to a […]
September 28, 2019

Bankrolling start-ups: What are investors looking for in alternative proteins?

… Significant investment is required to get innovative protein start-ups off the ground. So what are investors looking for when deciding to bankroll new talent? And […]
September 5, 2019

Deal offers lift-off for vertical farming company Intelligent Growth Solutions

… Intelligent Growth Solutions has designed vertical farming systems, lower energy lighting for indoor growing and a range of software to monitor how plants grow … […]
September 5, 2019

New ways to make vertical farming stack up

Cultivating fresh produce in an artificial environment is getting cheaper. Read more about some of the solutions contributing to the commercial viability in the space. read […]