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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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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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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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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 teams up with Carl’s Jr. to launch the Beyond Famous Star burger

Beyond Meat announced the launch of the Beyond Famous Star burger at Carl’s Jr., the company’s biggest US-based restaurant partnership to date. Announced on January 2, 2019, the Beyond Famous Star is a plant-based take on the fast food chain’s most touted product, the Famous Star, its signature burger. According to a news post by …

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Prince Khaled bin Alwaleed participates in Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week 2019

Prince Khaled bin Alwaleed, founder of the KBW Group of Companies, participated in a panel discussion at the 2019 edition of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week (ADSW). The panel took place during the Future Sustainability Summit as part of ADSW’s larger agenda for the five-day event. Moderated by US-UAE Business Council President, Danny Sebright, panel members …

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