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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 […]

Dao Foods & New Crop Capital Partner Announce New China Plant-Based Incubator

3 Mins Read Dao Foods, a cross-border impact investment venture helping bring sustainable protein to China has recently partnered with early stage venture capital fund New Crop Capital to launch a new incubator project for plant-based startups. The incubator is now calling for entrepreneurs to apply for the program, which will offer financial support, mentorship opportunities and development […]

Chinese Food Tech Starfield Attracts Funding From New Crop Capital & Dao Foods

3 Mins Read Starfield Food and Science Technology Limited, a Chinese startup developing alternative proteins has recently announced completion of an angel funding round from early stage food tech investment firm New Crop Capital and China-focused impact investor Dao Foods International. Starfield is considered the only “2.0” alternative meat venture that operates its own R&D and manufacturing facility, […]