May 5, 2020

Announcing Where We Grow From Here – Our New Podcast

Where We Grow from Here offers perspectives and stories focused on innovation by those who are advancing the overall quality and sustainability of the food system. Featured guests include entrepreneurs, business leaders, industry experts, and policymakers offering their unique perspectives on building a food system designed for the 21st century and beyond.
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 14, 2020

Everytable’s Fight for Food Justice

To bring true impact, we must build a stable, healthy and trustworthy food system for all people. This core belief is what makes us so passionate about our recent investment in Everytable - a food company with a powerful mission to make healthy food accessible to everyone. Learn more about how one LA based company is evolving at a critical moment and helping those in need.
April 6, 2020

Portfolio Company Response to COVID-19

Entrepreneurs are at the forefront of innovation, bringing new ideas and solutions to solve some of the biggest challenges we face as a society - reversing agriculture's contribution to climate change, meeting the growing demands for food in a world affected by climate change, and combating chronic disease and rising healthcare costs by bringing healthier food to more people. Now they are bringing out-of-the-box thinking to tackling hardships posed by coronavirus in the communities in which they serve.
April 3, 2020

Innovation in the Midst of COVID-19

While there are certainly many challenges ahead, we believe we have an important role to play in investing behind entrepreneurs that can solve today’s problems in a way that can have far-reaching positive impacts. Innovators in the food and agriculture industry have been working for decades on solutions that can lead not only to food security, but also to healthier people and a healthier planet.
March 9, 2020

Philosophy in the Startup

As a former CEO and founder, I am always trying to learn from our CEOs and other experienced executives how to be a better leader. I am infinitely curious about leadership, who does it well, what they do and how they engage with their people or customers or investors. It is beautiful when done right. What type of action-packed philosophies will you bring to your startup?
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 […]