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KBW Ventures invests in mission-led French startup Furahaa Group

The mission-driven startup is an inclusive workplace addressing the French market’s need for plant-based options and alternative proteins at price parity   KBW Ventures, founded by Chief Executive Officer Prince Khaled bin Alwaleed, today announced its investment in a mission-led French startup, Furahaa Group. Based in Paris, France, the Group was founded in 2015 by entrepreneur …

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Food Innovation Leader Memphis Meats is Now UPSIDE Foods and Officially Announces Chicken as its First Consumer Product

Chicken production likely to begin by end of 2021, pending regulatory review Today, Memphis Meats, the leading company in cell-cultured meat, poultry and seafood (also known as cultured meat) becomes UPSIDE Foods. This signifies that the company is now ready for business with its first consumer product: chicken. “Our team introduced the world to cultured …

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Prince Khaled bin Alwaleed joins XPRIZE food tech challenge Advisory Board

Nine Influential Leaders in Food Innovation Will Help Guide the Competition To Develop Globally Accessible, Nutritious and Sustainable Chicken and Fish Alternatives Today, XPRIZE is announcing the $15 Million XPRIZE Feed the Next Billion advisory board, a collection of nine of the most influential voices participating in the conversation around the future of food. Launched in December …

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Rebellyous Foods Announces Launch of New Retail Products

Rebellyous Foods, the Seattle-based company creating groundbreaking manufacturing technology for plant-based meats, announced the rollout of three new products: a new formulation of its nuggets, and the addition of patties and tenders to its product portfolio. The products are launching in select grocers in Seattle, Portland, and Northern California this week. Rebellyous Nuggets, Patties, and …

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BlueNalu secures $60 Million in convertible note financing

Financing will enable completion of world’s first commercial pilot facility for producing cell-based seafood, and support plans for market launch in late 2021 BlueNalu, a leading innovative food company producing a variety of seafood products directly from fish cells, today announced the closing of $60 million in debt financing from new and existing investors. This …

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Prince Khaled bin Alwaleed joins global experts to discuss advancements in the future of food at Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week

The virtual edition of the international summit places food security and solution-based technologies on the agenda Prince Khaled bin Alwaleed, founder and CEO of KBW Ventures, will join global experts to discuss the future of food at Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week 2021 (ADSW) hosted by Masdar.   The conversation, “The Future of Food – New …

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TurtleTree Labs, the global leader in cell-based milk, launches TurtleTree Scientific

TurtleTree Labs, the global leader in cell-based milk, today announced the launch of TurtleTree Scientific, dedicated to the growth of food grade growth factors. Despite the costs of producing cell-based meat declining over the years, the cell culture media and growth factors remain one of the biggest cost contributors, hindering the path to market. Like …

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360VUZ video app attracts international investors for latest raise

360VUZ partnered with over 25 new telcos in Q3 2020 360VUZ, the immersive video mobile app, confirms that it secured an additional round of investment to gear up for a strong Series B round from top international investors. This investment brings the startup’s total amount raised to $8.4 million. The round had new investors participation from …

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TurtleTree Labs raises US$6.2 million in Pre-A funding round

Investment from Green Monday Ventures, Eat Beyond Global, KBW Ventures, and Verso Capital will allow TurtleTree Labs to expand its focus into functional components in milk TurtleTree Labs, the biotech company pioneering the method to produce milk using cell-based technology, has just announced the close of an oversubscribed $6.2 million Pre-A funding round from new …

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Plant-based snack Moku launches flagship product range

Moku, a plant-based snack designed to delight both vegans and carnivores, launched their flagship product range: mushroom-based jerky that promises the taste and texture of meat, with a clean label and allergen-free ingredient list. Moku aims to offer consumers a savory, meat-like alternative to traditional jerky products that harnesses the power of plants, while remaining …

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