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Plant-based investing takes center stage at sf citi’s Future of Food

Images: sf citi, Daniel Bahmani and Hannah Kaminsky Prince Khaled bin Alwaleed discusses food tech and venture capital at the San Francisco event Celebrating the recent surge of innovation in plant-based food technology, sf.citi partnered with Facebook and WeWork to host The Future of Food 2.0: Plant-Based Investing. The event included a Meatless Marketplace, showcasing plant-based …

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Prince Khaled bin Alwaleed to participate in Bloomberg Live’s Venture Forward

Founder and Chief Executive Officer of KBW Ventures, Prince Khaled bin Alwaleed bin Talal Al Saud, will participate in Bloomberg Live’s upcoming event dedicated to venture capital on August 1, 2019, in San Francisco, California. Staged under the theme of “The Shift in Global Capital Flows & High Tech”, the event’s subject matter promises a …

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The Future of Food 2.0: sf.citi announces event targeting plant-based investments

Building on the immensely successful pilot of its talking series addressing the future of food, sf.citi will be staging a follow up event on July 10, 2019. Partners of the 2018 event, staged under the Global Climate Action Summit banner, included WeWork, Facebook, and some of the Silicon Valley’s biggest food tech companies. The Future of …

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Zipline named to influential CNBC annual Disruptor 50 list of companies poised to change the world

Zipline, operators of the world’s only drone delivery system at national scale to send urgent medicines and biological materials needed for medical facilities including blood and vaccines, was featured in the prestigious CNBC annual 2019 “Disruptor 50″ list. In addition, the company just announced US$190 Million in funding “to wildly accelerate our progress toward providing …

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Beyond Meat becomes first ever plant-based food company to list on Nasdaq

Lead image source: Official Twitter account of Nasdaq Beyond Meat (BYND:NYSE), the maker of the Beyond Burger, became the first ever plant-based food company to go public on the Nasdaq, pricing its IPO at US$25 per share. On May 2, CNBC reported that Beyond Meat surged 163 percent calling it “the best IPO so far …

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Prince Khaled attends seminar with Draper University’s Saudi Arabian students of entrepreneurship

Prince Khaled bin Alwaleed bin Talal Al Saud recently visited Draper University in Silicon Valley, US, for a seminar with the institution’s Saudi Arabian students. The students were all enrolled in the Spring Hero training program, which is a result of a collaborative effort between the MiSK Foundation and the Saudi General Authority for Small …

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Big exits seem to distract us from the gaps in MENA’s venture capital and entrepreneurial ecosystem

By Khaled bin Alwaleed  There is absolutely every reason to take pride in Careem’s recent acquisition by Uber. It is truly a big moment for the region’s entrepreneurs and investors when every major business publication in the world is talking about a startup that was built and bred here in the GCC. While we all …

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Sports For All: Prince Khaled bin Alwaleed bin Talal Al Saud Announced as Chairman of the Saudi Mass Participation Federation

HRH Prince Abdulaziz bin Turki Al Faisal, Chairman of the Saudi Arabian Olympic Committee (SAOC), has appointed HRH Prince Khaled bin Alwaleed bin Talal Al Saud as the Chairman of the Saudi Mass Participation Federation (MPF). Source: Saudi Arabian Olympic Committee  Under the mandate of “Sports For All”, the MPF is responsible for promoting and …

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Four Seasons Hotel Bahrain Bay invites diners to enjoy a taste of healthy living with Folia, a new plant-based menu at Bay View Lounge

Luxury hotel in the heart of Manama proves healthy eating can be delicious with the launch of ‘Folia’, a new plant-based menu developed by celebrated Chef Matthew Kenney and KBW Ventures Created in partnership with KBW Ventures, founded by HRH Prince Khaled bin Alwaleed bin Talal Al Saud, Folia’s culinary selection includes 10 wholesome, plant-based …

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Fintech innovator Square debuts new debit card aimed at small businesses

Square Inc. (Square) announced a new form of debit card adding an additional revenue stream to its existing business model. The new debit Mastercard, dubbed Square Card, is free for existing and new Square sellers, and can be used at ATMs to withdraw funds. The card, as part of its community program, also encourages intra-commerce transactions …

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