April 29, 2020

New Report: Everyone Eats – The Future of Food in the Age of COVID

Our team spent the last three months researching and monitoring the coronavirus situation and trying to understand the impact on the food system. The research ranges from desktop research to monitoring news outlets and speaking to various experts. We spent time speaking with epidemiologists, healthcare professionals, farmers, entrepreneurs, philanthropists, and other investors to gather insights and develop a perspective on the implications of COVID-19 on food and agriculture.
April 7, 2020

S2G Ventures chief investment officer: ‘We’re in the iPod phase of plant protein’

..S2G has made investments across the protein space including: animal, plant-based, and cultivate meat. Its portfolio includes several startups across thse three areas including Beyond Meat, […]
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

Shenandoah Growers opens new organic indoor farms

… Shenandoah Growers will now grow, pack and ship locally grown organic produce from its indoor farms to its customers in the Mid-Atlantic region year-round … read […]
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

Canadian plant cell tech start-up Terramera raises $45m

…The start-up behind technology that could sharply reduce the amount of plant pesticides as well as enhance the effectiveness of natural and organic crop protection has […]