Venture capital

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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Rebellyous Foods Announces Launch of New Retail Products

Rebellyous Foods, the Seattle-based company creating groundbreaking manufacturing technology for plant-based meats, announced the rollout of three new products: a new formulation of its nuggets, and the addition of patties and tenders to its product portfolio. The products are launching in select grocers in Seattle, Portland, and Northern California this week. Rebellyous Nuggets, Patties, and …

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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 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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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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Food technology startup Rebellyous Foods raises $6M to revolutionize how plant-based meat is made

KBW Ventures, as investors that advocate for future food and plant-based business models, participated in the Rebellyous Foods seed round Rebellyous Foods, the only startup developing innovative production technology specific to the plant-based meat industry, announced today that it has raised $6M in Series A funding co-led by Clear Current Capital, Fifty Years, CPT Capital, …

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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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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 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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