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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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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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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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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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Leading immersive video app 360VUZ secures $5.8M in Series A funding from VCs and strategic investors

Series A round is led by Shorooq Partners, and joined by a number of well-known venture capital firms including KBW Ventures, 500 Startups, Media Visions, Visions Ventures and Hala Ventures 360VUZ, the immersive virtual mobile app secured a US$5.8 million in a Series A investment round from leading VCs such as Shorooq Partners (lead investor), …

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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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Prince Khaled bin Alwaleed takes part in Sharjah Entrepreneurship Festival 2019

HRH Prince Khaled bin Alwaleed bin Talal Al Saud, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of KBW Ventures, recently spoke one of the Middle East’s most prominent events for startups, the 2019 Sharjah Entrepreneurship Festival (SEF). Staged at the Expo Center Sharjah, the annual event involves two full days of talks, workshops, pitches and exhibits, and …

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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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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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