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Bond Pet Foods awarded funding grant as part of Advanced Industries Accelerator program

Bond Pet Foods, the US-based company working with biotechnology to make animal-free and protein-rich pet food, has been awarded US $250,000 in funding as part of the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT)’s Advanced Industries Accelerator Grant Program. A total of 37 Colorado startups were given grants of various amounts, for the …

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Leader in organic gardening Back To The Roots raises new round of funding to fuel rapid expansion into the seed packet category

Current investors S2G Ventures, Acre Venture Partners, John Foraker, and Fund Good Jobs led the round,  alongside new investor Prince Khaled bin Alwaleed, a prominent sustainable food and ag investor Back to the Roots, the nation’s fastest growing organic gardening company based in Oakland, California, has closed a new round of financing to fuel the …

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Cellular agriculture industry event brings together leading venture capitalists for panel discussion

Prince Khaled joins spirited discussion addressing CellAg market size and potential   Prince Khaled bin Alwaleed, founder and CEO of KBW Ventures, joined leading venture capitalists for a spirited panel discussion at the 2020 Cultured Meat Symposium (CMS20 Online). Moderated by Nik Talreja, co-founder of 18.ventures, the panelists included Lisa Feria, CEO, Stray Dog Capital, …

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Bond Pet Foods develops the world’s first animal-free chicken protein for dog and cat nutrition

Bond has also closed a bridge round of funding to accelerate its work, with follow-on from seed investors Lever VC and KBW Ventures, and new funds Stage 1 and Trellis Road participating Bond Pet Foods, Inc. (Bond), the US-based company working with biotechnology to make animal-free and protein-rich pet food, today announced the creation of …

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TurtleTree Labs wins prestigious Temasek Liveability Challenge

Singapore-based CellAg startup awarded $1 million in funding with additional perks TurtleTree Labs, the world’s first-cell based biotechnology company creating real milk from mammalian cells without the need for animals, was awarded the first prize in the prestigious Temasek Liveability Challenge. As one of seven finalists in the event, Singapore’s TurtleTree Labs pitched virtually during …

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TurtleTree Labs raises $3.2 million seed round as it accelerates cell-based milk development

Singapore-based biotech company TurtleTree Labs today announced the completion of a fresh round of funding from global investors TurtleTree Labs is the world’s first-cell based biotechnology company creating real milk from mammalian cells without the need for animals. As a platform, the company’s focus is on high value human breast milk followed by cow milk. …

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BlueNalu Announces Plans for Expansion, Including New Pilot Plant Operation

CFO and additional key hires prepare company for initial market test BlueNalu, a leading food technology company developing cell-based seafood products, announced today several key strategic developments including a substantial expansion of the company’s operations, the hiring of a Chief Financial Officer, and the enhancement of its R&D, project management, and engineering teams.  BlueNalu has …

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Two KBW Ventures portfolio companies listed in CNBC’s Disruptor 50

Ripple and Zipline named in the annual ranking of the world’s most innovative startups Two KBW Ventures portfolio companies are listed in the prestigious CNBC annual 2020 “Disruptor 50” list. Zipline and Ripple were chosen for the competitive ranking from a substantial 1,355 nominees. This year’s assessment process also included an extra step in the …

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Rebellyous Foods Launches in Retail

Seattle plant-based meat startup Rebellyous Foods announced today that its protein-packed plant-based nuggets are launching in select Seattle grocers next week. With busy parents looking for quick, easy, and delicious meals to serve their families, now marks the perfect time to offer the nuggets for in-home preparation. Rebellyous Nuggets are vegan with no cholesterol, antibiotics, …

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Bond Pet Foods debuts its first animal-free pet treat

This milestone release marks Bond’s first product to market Bond Pet Foods, Inc., the US-based company working with biotechnology to make animal-free and protein-rich pet food, announced today its first consumer product, the Protein-Packed Dog Treat Bar, a snappable, portable and sustainable snack that provides high quality, supplemental nutrition to a dog’s existing diet. The …

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