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US-based CellAg industry leaders create new lobby group

Image credit: Alliance for Meat, Poultry and Seafood Five leading cellular agriculture companies working across meats and fish development have joined forces to create a new lobby group that will represent their interests in Washington, DC. Announced on August 29, 2019, The Alliance for Meat, Poultry, and Seafood Innovation, will also spearhead public awareness and …

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Prince Khaled bin Alwaleed and Hasan Haider do joint meet and greet with Draper U students in Silicon Valley

Prince Khaled bin Alwaleed bin Talal Al Saud, founder and Chief Executive Officer of KBW Ventures, and Hasan Haider, partner at 500 Startups, participated in a meet and greet with Gulf students at Draper University in Silicon Valley. The students asked the duo questions about how to attract venture capital, the best ways to build …

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Video: Prince Khaled bin Alwaleed interviews live at Bloomberg’s venture capital event in San Francisco

Image and video source: Bloomberg Founder and Chief Executive Officer of KBW Ventures, HRH Prince Khaled bin Alwaleed bin Talal Al Saud, interviewed live with Bloomberg’s John Gittlesohn at Bloomberg’s Venture Forward on August 1, 2019. Sponsored by Mubadala, Venture Forward was staged at the Bently Reserve in downtown San Francisco, and had a program …

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Geltor’s latest biodesigned ingredient used as key ingredient in top-rated cosmetics product

Award-winning biodesign startup Geltor continues to gain traction with its biodesigned ingredients. Through the ingredient’s sale to large-scale South Korean cosmetics manufacturer Kolmar, Geltor’s HumaColl21™ has now been incorporated into one of Asia’s most widely touted products. AHC’s Ageless Real Eye Cream for Face, endorsed and lauded by numerous online B2B and consumer sources as …

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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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