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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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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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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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Misk Global Forum hosts inaugural Entrepreneurship World Cup in Riyadh

Prince Khaled bin Alwaleed and Kevin O’Leary judge five finalist startups live The Misk Global Forum hosted the inaugural Entrepreneurship World Cup (EWC) in Riyadh, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on November 13-14. Staged at the Four Seasons Hotel Riyadh At Kingdom Center, the event welcomed 100 startups from all over the world, selected from an …

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Taibah Valley brings together Madinah’s startups and entrepreneurial ecosystem figures to kick off accelerator program

Fireside chat between Dr. Abdulrahman Al Olayan and Prince Khaled bin Alwaleed touches on funding, startups, and managing expectations Taibah Valley’s senior leadership team, headed by Chief Executive Officer Dr. Abdulrahman Al Olayan, staged an evening event dedicated to the Madinah entrepreneurial ecosystem on December 2, 2019. Staged in the presence of Chairman of the …

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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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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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Fintech innovator Square debuts new debit card aimed at small businesses

Square Inc. (Square) announced a new form of debit card adding an additional revenue stream to its existing business model. The new debit Mastercard, dubbed Square Card, is free for existing and new Square sellers, and can be used at ATMs to withdraw funds. The card, as part of its community program, also encourages intra-commerce transactions …

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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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