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Stand-Up Burgers: Veggie Grill To Debut Second Plant-Based Dining Concept Due To Consumer Demand

4 Mins Read Leading plant-based fast-casual eatery Veggie Grill has announced that it will open its second food concept, Stand-Up Burgers, a plant-based burger restaurant owing to increasing consumer demand for animal-free foods. California-based Veggie Grill will open the doors of Stand-Up Burgers in Berkeley to consumers from March 10. Veggie Grill was launched back in 2006 and […]

Vevolution: Global Digital Hub To Connect Plant-Based Startups To Investors Now Launched

3 Mins Read Recently, the London-based movement promoting plant-based lifestyles, Vevolution announced the launch of its fintech platform that connects investors to entrepreneurs who are focused on creating plant-based and sustainable solutions. Founded by Damien Clarkson and Judy Nadel, along with support from Michiel van Deursen, a vegan investor and tech entrepreneur, the world’s first plant-based and cell-based […]

Pitch & Plant 2020: Vevolution Launches Global Plant-Based Funding Competition

3 Mins Read Vevolution, the London-based hub dedicated to accelerating the plant-based movement, has just launched its first global edition of its plant-based investment competition. Called Pitch & Plant 2020, the virtual competition targets plant-based and animal-free startups with a minimum total of £100,000 (US$128,440) in investment on offer to finalists.  Announced on Monday (September 28), Vevolution has […]

Plant-Based Pioneer Green Monday Raises US$70M In Record Breaking Round

7 Mins Read Green Monday, the Hong Kong-headquartered plant-based group, has just announced it has raised US$70 million in financing, marking the largest of its kind to date in Asia. It has also recently been named on Fortune Magazine’s annual Change the World list this year, which comprises companies that are tackling society’s unmet needs. Since its inception […]

Plant-Based Review App abillionveg Announces US$3 Million Pre-Series A Round & Partnership With Impossible Foods

2 Mins Read Singapore based plant-based review and discovery app abillionveg has closed a pre-Series A funding round totalling US$3 million with injections by Hong Kong’s Nan Fung Group, CloudKitchens and York Capital. In addition, Twitter’s head of Asia-Pacific, Maya Hari, has joined as an investor and advisor to the company. The startup also announced new partnerships with […]

Vevolution To Develop New Digital Hub For Plant-Based Startups & Investors

2 Mins Read London-based movement promoting plant-based lifestyles, Vevolution, recently announced that it will now be setting up a new digital platform for entrepreneurs and investors. In a statement, the founders said that in order to expand their positive impact, the new platform aims to help vegan startups get funding quicker and accelerate their business.  Announced at the […]

Plant-Based Review App abillionveg Announces US$2 Million Seed Funding Round

2 Mins Read Singapore-based review app abillionveg announced a seed funding round of US$2 million in funding, which is globally, the largest seed fund round for a plant-based startup in 2019. This follows other record-breaking funding news in the plant-based world earlier this year, including Beyond Meat’s IPO and Impossible Foods’ US$300 million Series E round.  Securing the […]

He’s Back: HOME Eat To Live Founder Announces New Concept TREEHOUSE

2 Mins Read Many of us in Hong Kong lamented the departure of HOME Eat To Live back in 2017. But now, founder Christian Mongendre is back with a new plant-based concept dubbed TREEHOUSE, to open in early September this year.  The flagship restaurant will embody Mongendre’s passion for spreading healthy, ethical, mindful eating with the world. Located […]