October 12, 2018

Why Big Food is startup shopping in Chicago

Chicago is quickly becoming a hotbed of investment for startups in the food industry, befitting in the city’s history of being the world’s hog butcher and […]
October 10, 2018

St. Louis company Benson Hill Biosystems raises $60 million in venture funding

…Sanjeev Krishnan, Managing Director at S2G Ventures said in a press release, “Consumer demand for healthier and more sustainable food choices creates opportunity across many crops […]
September 20, 2018

S2G Ventures Continues Growth and Team Expansion

CHICAGO, September 20, 2018 — S2G Ventures (Seed to Growth) a leading multi-stage investment firm focused on the food and agriculture industry, is pleased to announce […]
August 29, 2018

CALLING ALL ENTREPRENEURS – AgSharks Competition Offers $250,000 Minimum Investment for AgTech Startups

Western Growers (WG) has partnered with S2G Ventures (Seed 2 Growth) to host the 2018 AgSharks™ Competition, a challenge where start-up companies can compete for a […]
August 7, 2018

Top Food Execs are Turning to Mushroom Fermentation for Solutions

“Mushroom fermentation is quickly becoming a popular buzzword in the food industry. In the past five years, mushroom fermentation has exploded onto the scene, helping to […]
August 6, 2018

Lessons from Investing with S2G

S2G Blog – August 6, 2018 As I depart S2G to head back to business school, I reflected on a few key lessons learned from working […]
July 12, 2018

S2G Ventures Announces Partnership with Former Whole Foods co-CEO Walter Robb to Move Food System Toward Sustainability and Health

CHICAGO – S2G Ventures (Seed 2 Growth), a Chicago-based venture capital fund, today announced that former Whole Foods co-CEO Walter Robb will serve as Executive-in-Residence, helping […]
June 22, 2018

Life after Annie’s: Once Upon a Farm CEO sees great potential for chilled baby food and beyond

It’s easy to look at the Annie’s brand now – which achieved double-digit household penetration during former president and CEO John Foraker’s tenure – and think […]
June 13, 2018

How This Entrepreneur Behind a Multimillion-Dollar Company Is Disrupting the Seafood Industry

Duncan Berry spent his teenage years in the 1960s fishing salmon out of the Pacific Ocean on his family’s commercial vessel. Some 50 years later, he’s […]