Khaled bin Alwaleed

Prince Khaled bin Alwaleed joins sector experts as judge for UAE FoodTech Challenge

The 2022 edition of the startup competition will award a total prize pool of $2 million Prince Khaled bin Alwaleed, founder and CEO of KBW Ventures, joins a diverse panel of food sector experts and technologists as a judge of the 2022 UAE Food Tech Challenge, headed by Minister of Climate Change and Environment HE …

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Eclipse Foods Raises Over $40 Million in Series B to Transform the Dairy Industry

Led by Sozo Ventures, the funding round will support Eclipse’s explosive growth, efforts to scale their plant-based dairy platform, and more. Eclipse Foods, the leader in sustainable, plant-based dairy products that are indistinguishable from conventional dairy, announces a Series B funding round of over $40 million led by Sozo Ventures with participation from leading funds, …

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Four Seasons Doha Launches a New Way to Satisfy Your Taste Buds with “Folia” at the Après Spa Café

Folia is a creation of celebrated chef Matthew Kenney and Prince Khaled bin Alwaleed’s KBW Ventures This summer, Four Seasons Hotel Doha tempts food enthusiasts with a newly-added, mouth-watering plant-based menu that highlights an international health-conscious culinary concept with a local touch, to enjoy after a spa treatment or a workout, or simply to grab …

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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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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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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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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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