sustainability

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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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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Bond Pet Foods debuts its first animal-free pet treat

This milestone release marks Bond’s first product to market Bond Pet Foods, Inc., the US-based company working with biotechnology to make animal-free and protein-rich pet food, announced today its first consumer product, the Protein-Packed Dog Treat Bar, a snappable, portable and sustainable snack that provides high quality, supplemental nutrition to a dog’s existing diet. The …

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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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The National: Saudi’s Prince Khaled bin Alwaleed on his Dubai venture and the future of food in the Middle East

Article images: courtesy The National In this exclusive interview, Prince Khaled bin Alwaleed bin Talal Al Saud talks about his latest Dubai venture, the rise in popularity of plant-based protein and the food industry of the future When Prince Khaled bin Alwaleed bin Talal Al Saud first decided to go vegan, a domino effect was …

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