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Soylent co-founder Rob Rhinehart steps down as CEO

After an eventful (and sometimes challenging) year for Soylent, co-founder Rob Rhinehart announced today that he will resign as the meal replacement shake company’s chief executive officer. That pos

Can protein startups and their investors take on Big Cow?

For many of us, our first experience with fake meat involves rubbery tofu that tastes more like sneaker sole than seared filet. As we forage on, next come the veggie burgers, the soy dogs, the meatles

Crunch Report | Go-Jek Raises $1.2 Billion

Go-Jek raises $1.2 billion, Soylent raises $50 million, wheelchairs get a makeover from Izzy Wheels and Uber attempts to make UberPOOL a little less like a game of Russian roulette. All this on Crunch

Despite setbacks, Soylent drinks up $50 million in fresh funding

Soylent, a four-year-old, L.A.-based company that’s centered around what it calls a meal replacement drink, has taken its licks in recent years.  But a group of investors is betting Soylent&#8

Dairy might have snuck into Soylent 1.8 powder, prompting recall

Soylent, the meal replacement drink/powder that frees people from the pesky task of eating so they can "use less, do more," has recalled its Soylent 1.8 powder over the potential presence of dairy. So

Juicero users find that man trumps machine

FADE IN: EXT. BOHEMIAN GROVE – NIGHT Two VCs are wearing feathered headdresses and leather breeches. One, Anton, is drinking Soylent 3.0 from a bag, the other, Brad, Chateau Margaux 2009 Balthaz

Crunch Report | Soylent Is Back

Super Mario Run is the most downloaded app in 24 hours on the App Store, Soylent is back with its reformulation and we now know why Facebook's drone crashed. All this on Crunch Report.

2016 isn’t done yet as Soylent powder goes back on sale

It's nearing the end of the year, but 2016 isn't finished with us yet: Soylent powder has gone back on sale.

Soylent pulls Powder as part of probe into customer sickness

Meal replacement powder maker Soylent has halted sales of its main product as part of an investigation into why some customers have been getting sick after eating its products.

Soylent Bars recalled after some customers get sick

The digestive tract of the 'future of food' does not always run smooth... The startup behind drink-your-dinner powder Soylent has issued a product recall. Not for its mainstay meal replacement powder

Soylent begins shipping its $2 nutritional bars

Interested in a lactose-free, animal-free, nut-free nutritional bar made with soy protein, algal flour, and some sort of sugar made from beets? If that sounds delicious to you (???), then you’ll

There’s caffeinated Soylent now

It’s called Coffiest. Because, well, it’s more coffee than coffee, I guess. It’s the latest offering from our meal replacing, shipper container living friends at Soylent. It’s got all of the s

Soylent founder’s abandoned “eco-living experiment” could land him in jail

Soylent’s Rob Rhinehart is facing criminal charges and fines up to $4,000 for allegedly refusing to remove a shipping container he placed on top of a hill behind his home in the Montecito Heig

This startup just got $4 million to get you to eat more bugs

Gross? Well, that gross idea just pulled in a $4 million Series A round from AccellFoods, existing investor Collaborative Fund and a bunch of angels including Nas and Tim Ferriss. The team behind the

Soylent, The Easiest Thing To Tear Open Since CDs

I'm a Soylent believer. If you know me personally, this may be hard for you to understand, given that my favorite foods are bread and cheese and that I feel Seamless should always win Best Overall Sta

Soylent Debuts Its Ready-To-Drink Meal Replacement Shake, Soylent 2.0

Venture-backed food replacement drink maker Soylent – yes, named after the movie where people unknowingly were sustained by eating other people – is out today with its newest product. T

10 Lab-Made Meats, Cheeses And Other Odd Startup Foods

It's still early days in the bacteria becomes our food production process. However, several Silicon Valley scientists are creating lab-grown edibles of the truly bizarre or mixing up animal substitute

Humans: The Next Platform

Biohacking and transhumanist advances (including nootropics, extended longevity, cybernetic implants, better behavioral and genetic self-understanding) will materially advance our quality of life and

Soylent Slurps $20M From A16Z, Lerer, Index To Drink Big Food’s Milkshake

Everyone's favorite food-disrupting nutritional slurry, Soylent, has just closed a $20 million funding round, led by existing investor Andreessen Horowitz. Another prior investor in its 2013 $1.5 mill

Soylent Closes $1.5M In Seed Funding From Lerer, Andreessen Horowitz

Soylent, the drink that’s designed to fulfill a person’s nutritional needs, just raised $1.5 million in seed funding from investors, including Andreessen Horowitz and Lerer Ventures. Yes,
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