Mermade Seafoods swims in cell agriculture waters to make cultivated scallops
Mermade Seafoods' circular approach uses biowaste to feed algae, which is then used as the growth media to feed the cells. The company calls this interpretation of aquaponics “cytoponics."
Your future shrimp meal could come from Atarraya’s farming technology
The company's three-pronged technology includes creating ideal environment for the shrimp, remote operations management and AI-powered automation to monitor and feed them.
Kenya-based aquaculture tech Victory Farms nets $5M funding to expand into new markets
Victory Farms, an aquaculture startup and farm for tilapia fish comprising hatcheries, nursery ponds and deep-water cages, has raised $5 million in new funding. The investment was led by Ed Brakeman,
Indonesia’s eFishery raises $90M from Temasek, SoftBank Vision Fund 2 and Sequoia Capital India
Indonesia-based eFishery announced today that it has raised what it claims is the largest round of funding by an aquaculture tech startup in the world. The company, which provides feeding devices, sof
Vertical Oceans aims to grow sustainable shrimp in huge ‘aqua towers’ inside cities
John Diener, the CEO of an aquaculture nutrition and genetics company, would visit hundreds of shrimp farms as part of his job. But gradually he became frustrated by some of the environmentally unsust
Bluu Biosciences raises cash to become Europe’s first purveyor of lab-grown salmon, trout and carp
A startup from Europe is joining the race to become the first big provider of lab-grown fish. Bluu Biosciences has raised €7 million in a round of financing from investors including Manta Ray Ventur
There’s an ocean of opportunity for startups targeting the seafood industry
Seafood has blown past its iceberg lettuce stage and entered trendy greens territory, with eaters loading up on oceanic superfoods and falling in love with previously unknown species as fast as daters
Fish replacement may be the next big wave in alternative protein development
Fish make up 16% of animal protein consumed globally, and demand is set to rise. But overfishing is hugely problematic -- and it’s not sustainable to continue with the way things are.
Tech investors see bugs as a big business as Ÿnsect raises $125 million
A company using advanced technologies to grow and harvest mealworms (larval beetles) at scale is on track to become one of the venture capital industry’s oddest billion-dollar investments. Ÿnse
Entocycle uses larvae to fuel a more sustainable food chain
No matter how many tears are shed watching “Okja,” people are still going to eat meat—and the raising of meat is hard on the planet. Even feeding livestock and fish has an ecological cost. Soybe
SeaDrone simplifies underwater exploration and inspection
It's the year, or perhaps the decade, of the drone, and the popular craft are only getting cheaper, better and easier to control — but why should drones be limited to the air? The SeaDrone, demonstr