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Perfeggt brings in first capital to shell out plant-based egg alternative

Worldwide, over 1.3 trillion eggs are produced annually, and Perfeggt co-founders believe this market is largely untapped and has room to grow with plant-based alternatives.

Afterpay unveils BNPL subscription offering for US customers

The service will launch in both the U.S. and Australia beginning early in 2022 and will be free for customers who pay on time.

Longevica takes in $2.5M as it launches open research resources to examine life extension

Longevica's goal is to validate the pipeline of turning scientific research into consumer-ready products.

Tiamat Sciences cooking up plant-based proteins for cheaper production of cellular meat

Adil estimates that today’s growth factor costs $2 million per gram to make, but she believes that with efforts from Tiamat Sciences and others, that cost could come down 10 times.

Bitrise grabs $60M to keep companies updated with constantly changing mobile requirements

Bitrise is meant to support developers who are busy running processes rather than creating new value for customers.

Klarna offers ‘Pay Now’ option in US, Klarna Card coming soon

Klarna has doubled its customer base in the United States to over 21 million customers. 

New capital gives Mosaic Foods additional runway for plant-based frozen meals

Mosaic Foods is removing the "taste" excuse from trying plant-based foods by providing delicious frozen meals that come ready to eat.

Seaya Ventures, Cathay Innovation launch $125M fund for LatAm startups

The Seaya Cathay Latam Fund will invest in between 12 to 15 companies and will write check sizes of between $5 and $10 million.

Kaszek leads Z1’s latest round as it develops its bank app aimed at LatAm teens

The new capital will provide support as the company aims to grow 10 times over the next 12 months and add new features to enhance the financial inclusion and literacy of customers. 

Slope takes in first capital with visions of being ‘Stripe for global B2B payments’

The company is growing at an incredible pace — 15 times in gross merchandise volume in just the last 30 days.

Make no bones about it, Fuzzy expands reach into pet care market with capital infusion

Pet item sales topped $100 billion in 2020, driven by the 48 million dogs and cats that were adopted over the past three years.

Cubbo aims to be Latin America’s next e-commerce fulfillment leader

Cubbo touts itself as the only company that can take an order up to 5 p.m and get it out in Mexico City the same day.

Deliverr bags another giant round as it works to move inventory closer to customers

E-commerce fulfillment is certainly having a moment.

Food tech company Amara gobbles up $12M for its nutrient-dense infant products

This year, Amara produced its Yogurt Smoothie Melts, which CEO Jessica Sturzenegger touts as “the only melt-in-mouth snacks for babies and toddlers without any added sugar.”

Zuma takes in fresh capital to convert your next apartment tenant lead into a contract

Given its product market fit in real estate, Zuma now aims to implement its business model into other industries with sales teams, like healthcare, automotive, insurance, education and fashion.

Helaina’s latest round brings it closer to market with human milk-equivalent baby formula

Helaina is tapping into a precision fermentation process that programs yeast cells and teaches them to become manufacturing hubs to develop almost identical proteins found in human milk.

For those who want to turn travel into dollars, Fora can help start your next career

Fora is one of the latest startups seeing venture capital attraction to push more of the travel industry into the digital age and tapping into the creator economy.

Gravitiq throws its hat into crowded e-commerce aggregator ring

The company was co-founded by a group that includes doctors and a lawyer, all who know what it takes to build a healthcare brand because they did it with their own brand in 2016.

Chiper aims to ease inventory burdens for Latin American corner stores

Mom-and-pop corner store owners in Latin America manage relationships with over 100 different suppliers, often traveling long distances to pick up inventory and aren’t able to regularly restock.

Cross-selling startup Carro secures $20M to connect brands with each other, influencers

Carro enables brand partnerships to sell each other’s products without having to purchase inventory or manage logistics and returns.
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