October 10, 2016

Tyson Foods Invests in Startup Beyond Meat

Tyson Foods Inc., the largest U.S. meat company by sales, on Monday said it took a 5% stake in Beyond Meat, a purveyor of plant-based burger […]
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.