Soft Robotics raises $26 million as staffing shortages continue across industries
I spent last week in Boston, meeting with several of the area’s top automation startups. Soft Robotics — based in nearby Bedford, Massachusetts — is one of those names that comes up a lo
Is cell-cultured meat ready for prime time?
Cell-cultured meat is a hot topic, yet the process for producing meat in this manner remains slow and costly.
Calibrate Ventures raises $97M for second fund targeting AI, automation
With capital flowing freely lately, managing partners Jason Schoettler and Kevin Dunlap shared some insights on what it takes to win deals these days.
What’s beyond Beyond Meat and Impossible Foods in the future of food?
The age of alternative meats is upon us. Beyond Meat is a $5 billion public company selling burgers in Canadian McDonald’s and American Carl’s Jr., breakfast sausages in Dunkin, and even
Lab-grown meat could be on store shelves by 2022, thanks to Future Meat Technologies
Are consumers ready for meat grown in a lab? Companies like Memphis Meats, Aleph Farms, Higher Steaks, Mosa Meat and Meatable are all trying to bring to supermarkets around the world meat made from cu
Tyson Ventures has invested in New Wave Foods, a startup making a plant-based shrimp substitute
Tyson Foods is getting into the seafood business. Through the company’s venture capital arm, Tyson is investing in New Wave Foods, a San Francisco-based startup that’s making a plant-based