October 30, 2015

LA Times tackles vegetarian food options

When the LA Times covers the growing options of food choices for vegans and vegetarians, they turn to Beyond Meat’s founder Ethan Brown read full article
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 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, […]