Online grocery company Misfits Market to acquire Imperfect Foods
This is Misfits Market’s first acquisition and is particularly fitting, given the online grocery environment over the past few years.
QOA brings in seed round to do for chocolate what Oatly did for milk
Its proprietary fermentation process will enable QOA to scale production by 2035 and be able to price its "chocolate" products the same or below the cost of traditional chocolate.
Vendease gets $3.2M to help hotels and restaurants buy food supplies in Africa
Vendease, an online marketplace that allows restaurants and other food businesses to buy supplies straight from manufacturers and farms, has raised a seed round of $3.2 million, the company confirmed
Fintech is transforming the world’s oldest asset class: Farmland
While farmland is among the oldest investment classes around, the average investor hasn’t had access to farmland the way that billionaires and institutional investors have. That's changing.
Space tech startup ConstellR, which can monitor land surface temperatures, raises €1M pre-seed round
ConstellR, a space tech startup with a technology that can monitor land surface temperatures from space, has raised a €1 million pre-seed round led by FTTF, with the participation of strategic inves
Treasure8 adds Chris Cowart to its executive team as it renews pushing its tech to reduce food waste
Chris Cowart, the longtime IDEO product designer, Singularity University faculty member and consultant to a variety of venture firms and tech projects, is joining the food preservation technology deve
Matt Ocko saw COVID-19 coming: Here’s what his venture firm is doing about it
Matt Ocko, co-founder of venture firm Data Collective (DCVC), was among a small group of VCs viewed as alarmists when they began tweeting about the coronavirus’s imminent appearance in the U.S.
The odd reality of today’s stock market
As the COVID-19 death toll in the United States continues to climb, American stocks are, in a grim divergence, recovering lost ground. It isn’t clear precisely why locally-listed equities have r
Aluminum packaging is coming for your water as Coca-Cola’s Dasani brand takes the plunge
Coca-Cola’s Dasani brand is the latest company pitching bottled water to go the aluminum can route. It’s part of a broader rejiggering of the water brand’s plans to use mostly recycl
Scientists discover a new way to provide plants the nutrients they need to thrive
Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University have discovered a new method for delivering key nutrients to plant roots – without having to ensure they’re present in the soil where the plants are g
BrightFarms raises $30.1 million to set up futuristic greenhouses across the U.S.
Agriculture tech startup BrightFarms has raised $30.1 million in Series C funding to bring its high-tech greenhouses, and fresh produce, across the U.S. The company is on a mission to make all fresh f