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BlueNalu Secures $20 Million in Series A Financing

New investors to the round include KBW Ventures led by Prince Khaled bin Alwaleed   Leading company in cell-based seafood receives funding from five strategic investors, including Griffith Foods, Nutreco, Pulmuone, Rich Product Ventures, and Sumitomo Corporation of Americas BlueNalu, a leading innovative food company producing seafood directly from fish cells based in San Diego, …

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Prince Khaled bin Alwaleed discusses food tech and sustainability at the Milken Institute MEA Summit

Ahead of his participation in the panel discussion, Prince Khaled interviewed with global TV network CNBC Prince Khaled bin Alwaleed, founder and CEO of KBW Ventures, took part in a panel discussion entitled ‘Feeding Change: Building a Healthier, More Sustainable Food System’ at the Milken Institute’s 2020 Middle East and Africa Summit. Ahead of his participation …

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With Breakthrough $161 Million Series B Funding Round, Leading Cell-Based Meat Company Memphis Meats Aims To Bring Products To Consumers For the First Time

KBW Ventures invests in Memphis Meats for the second time Total funding exceeds $180 million, including the most recent Series B round of $161 million. This is the largest funding round in the cell-based meat industry Memphis Meats intends to use the funds to build a pilot production facility, grow its world-class team and bring …

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Biotech startup TurtleTree Labs announces pre-seed round with leading VCs

The pre-seed round was led by Lever VC with K2 Global and KBW Ventures joining the round and backing TurtleTree Labs’ first raise TurtleTree is the world’s first company using technology to create real milk from animal cells, with no animal required The raise will be used to onboard more scientists to the TurtleTree team …

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Misk Global Forum hosts inaugural Entrepreneurship World Cup in Riyadh

Prince Khaled bin Alwaleed and Kevin O’Leary judge five finalist startups live The Misk Global Forum hosted the inaugural Entrepreneurship World Cup (EWC) in Riyadh, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on November 13-14. Staged at the Four Seasons Hotel Riyadh At Kingdom Center, the event welcomed 100 startups from all over the world, selected from an …

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Four Seasons Resort Dubai at Jumeirah Beach launches Folia, a plant-based menu

Developed by Chef Matthew Kenney and KBW Ventures, Folia is premiering in the UAE at Four Seasons Resort Dubai at Jumeirah Beach in a purpose-built dedicated outdoor venue Folia’s Dubai launch follows its successful presentation at the Four Seasons Bahrain Bay and the Four Seasons Los Angeles at Beverly Hills This December, Four Seasons Resort …

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Taibah Valley brings together Madinah’s startups and entrepreneurial ecosystem figures to kick off accelerator program

Fireside chat between Dr. Abdulrahman Al Olayan and Prince Khaled bin Alwaleed touches on funding, startups, and managing expectations Taibah Valley’s senior leadership team, headed by Chief Executive Officer Dr. Abdulrahman Al Olayan, staged an evening event dedicated to the Madinah entrepreneurial ecosystem on December 2, 2019. Staged in the presence of Chairman of the …

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Prince Khaled bin Alwaleed takes part in Sharjah Entrepreneurship Festival 2019

HRH Prince Khaled bin Alwaleed bin Talal Al Saud, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of KBW Ventures, recently spoke one of the Middle East’s most prominent events for startups, the 2019 Sharjah Entrepreneurship Festival (SEF). Staged at the Expo Center Sharjah, the annual event involves two full days of talks, workshops, pitches and exhibits, and …

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