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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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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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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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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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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 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 Secures $20 Million in Series A Financing

New investors to the round include KBW Ventures led by Prince Khaled bin Alwaleed BlueNalu, a leading innovative food company producing seafood directly from fish cells based in San Diego, California, today announced the successful completion of its $20 million Series A round of funding. This financing will enable BlueNalu to develop a good manufacturing …

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KBW Ventures participates in the 2019 Reducetarian Summit

KBW Ventures team members accompanied founder and Chief Executive Officer, Prince Khaled bin Alwaleed, to the 2019 Reducetarian Summit. The annual event, staged at The Crystal Gateway Marriott Hotel in Washington, DC, took place from September 27th – 29th, 2019, and featured celebrated American novelist Jonathan Safran Foer as the keynote speaker. The Summit, now in its …

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US-based CellAg industry leaders create new lobby group

Image credit: Alliance for Meat, Poultry and Seafood Innovation 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 …

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