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Imagindairy Closes its Seed Round, Reaching a Total of USD28M in Investment

FoodTech startup Imagindairy, Ltd., developer of animal-free milk proteins, secured an additional USD15M in its extended seed-round. The initial round in November 2021 brought in USD13M. This brings the total investment capital to USD28M, making it one of the highest-earning…

Miruku, A New Zealand Animal-Free Dairy Start-Up Emerges from Stealth on Foodtech VC Investment

Miruku, a New Zealand based future food company developing advanced dairy proteins in plants has emerged from stealth to announce an oversubscribed $2.4m USD seed investment round. New Zealand is the world’s biggest exporter of dairy and has a strong…

Next Meats and Yakuodo Form A Capital and Business Alliance Agreement

Next Meats Co., Ltd, a subsidiary of Next Meats Holdings, Inc. has agreed to conclude a business alliance agreement with Yakuodo Co., a subsidiary of Yakuodo Holdings, Inc. and as a part of this alliance, Yakuodo has agreed to purchase…

CULT Food Science Completes Investment in Cell-Based Milk Company Opalia

CULT Food Science Corp. , an innovative investment platform with an exclusive focus on cellular agriculture that is advancing the development of novel technologies to provide a sustainable, environmental, and ethical solution to the global factory farming and aquaculture crises,…

University of Malaya and Kebun Kita Enters Into a R&D Collaboration Worth RM4 Million for Livestock Industry

University Malaya’s Faculty of Science has formed a Research and Development collaboration with Patriots Food Network (Kebun Kita) on producing sustainable higher quality fodder for livestock industry worth RM4 million. The agreement is signed by the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Research…

Better Bite Ventures Launches First Alternative Protein Fund Dedicated to Asia Pacific Startups

New venture capital firm Better Bite Ventures launches today with a US $15 million fund, including an initial portfolio of 10 Asia Pacific startups, harnessing plant-based and cellular agriculture technologies to create climate-friendly meat, dairy, egg and seafood alternatives that…

Yali Bio Raises $3.9M Seed Round To Advance Plant Based Cultured Fat Production

Yali Bio, a CA-based food tech company focused on designer fats for plant-based meat and dairy products announced today it has raised a $3.9M seed round, bringing their total funding to $5M. The round was led by Essential Capital with…

Next Gen Foods Debuts TiNDLE in the United States and Announces a Record-Breaking $100 Million Series A Funding Round

Next Gen Foods announces today that its first product, TiNDLE is now available in a range of iconic restaurants across the East and West Coasts in some of the country’s leading “foodie” cities and a $100 million Series A funding…

Change Foods Closes Record-Breaking Seed Round; Signs Two Industry Collaboration Agreements to Fuel Innovation

Change Foods announced a $12M Seed Extension round, bringing the total Seed investment to over $15.3M, a new record among precision fermentation companies. The over-subscribed round was led by Route 66 Ventures and included Upfield, Orkla, Green Generation Fund, Blue…

AgriTech Startup Greenlabs Bags $140M Series C to Accelerate Global Expansion

Greenlabs, a startup member of Born2Global Centre, has announced that it has raised $140M in a Series C funding round to accelerate its global expansion. Three institutional investors participated in the latest round: BRV Capital Management; Skylake Incuvest & Co.;…