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 […]
September 13, 2017

The great nutrient collapse

The atmosphere is literally changing the food we eat, for the worse. And almost nobody is paying attention. read full article
September 12, 2017

Ex-Annie’s CEO John Foraker, Jennifer Garner Join Baby Food Startup

John Foraker, the CEO who transformed Annie Withey’s feisty mac & cheese startup into a line of organic products General Mills was willing to shell out […]
May 19, 2016

General Mills Adds Kite Hill to Food Start-Up Investments

General Mills, one of America’s corporate food titans, is quietly establishing itself in venture capital, investing in some of the hottest new food companies.
May 14, 2016

As tastes shift, Big Food devours smaller, health-focused companies to survive

The social media reaction was both swift and expected last year when news broke that Oreo-maker Mondelez International acquired Enjoy Life Foods, the Chicago-based manufacturer of health-conscious foods free of common allergens.
January 11, 2016

Organic, local, sustainable. But can startups make sure food is safe?

Americans want to know more about what they're eating: Where does this food come from? Was it grown in an organic, sustainable way that I can feel good about? And was it handled safely before it reached my plate.