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Plant-Based Meats Brand Hungry Planet Secures US$25M To Build Capacity For Its Products & Accelerate Growth

3 Mins Read Hungry Planet recently announced that it closed its Series A financing round and secured US$25 million with the funds to help the company build capacity for its plant-based meats and accelerate its growth domestically and internationally. Headquartered in St.Louis, U.S., Hungry Planet’s recent funding round was led by Post Holdings, the same CPG company and the […]

Chinese Agri-Food Tech Companies Raised US$6 Billion In 2020, New Data Shows

4 Mins Read Chinese agri-food tech companies collectively bagged US$6 billion in 2020, representing a 66% increase from the year before, new statistics show. It comes as total private equity and wider venture capital funding across all industries in China dropped by more than half, signalling the bullish investment sentiment for the agri-food sector amid the growing pandemic-driven […]

TheVeganKind: U.K.’s Largest Vegan Online Retailer & Subscription Platform Raises US$4.8M Seed

3 Mins Read TheVeganKind raised £3.5M (approx. US$4.8M) in its latest Series A funding round that will help the company further upscale its retail business as well as facilitate better plant-based shopping experiences for their consumers. Literacy Capital, a closed-end investment firm looking to support small businesses, funded the U.K.-based TheVeganKind(TVK) in its latest series A round. TheVeganKind […]

Big Idea Ventures Launch Fund To Support Rural U.S. Economies Through Alt Protein Innovation

4 Mins Read New York and Singapore-based venture capital firm, Big Idea Ventures recently launched a fund to strengthen rural economies across the U.S. through alternative protein innovation and other agricultural technologies. Founded in 2018, Big Idea Ventures (BIV), a venture capital company that invests in early-stage alternative protein innovation has launched the Generation Food Rural Partners (GFRP) […]

California’s New Age Meats Announces US$2M Seed Extension For Hybrid Cultivated & Plant-Based Meat

3 Mins Read California-based New Age Meats (NAM) recently raised US$2 million in a seed extension round to scale the production of the brand’s hybrid cultivated and plant-based meat. Located in Berkley, California, the cell-based startup, New Age Meats (NAM) secured US$2 million in a round that saw participation from Litani Ventures’ Peter Rahal, ff VC, SOSV, and […]

Top 13 Alt Protein Trends: Our 2021 Industry Predictions

11 Mins Read 2020 was a challenging and unexpected year, and most of the world was brought to its knees by the Covid-19 pandemic. It’s been almost 12 months of bad, sad news and traumatic moments. But for the alt protein industry, 2020 has been an incredible year! While the pandemic made life far more difficult for billions, […]

6 Alt Protein Female VCs Who Are Changing The Future Of Food

6 Mins Read Faced with the challenge of feeding a planet of 10 billion people in the midst of a climate crisis, it’s never been more crucial for the world to shift towards a more sustainable food system. Making it their mission to support entrepreneurs and startups who are innovating solutions for a sustainable, healthy and nutritious food […]