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Wild Earth Closes Seed Funding Round with $450K Investment from Founders Fund and Peter Thiel

BERKELEY, Calif., July 30, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Wild Earth, Inc., a biotech startup developing clean protein pet foods, today announced it has successfully completed its seed round with an investment from Pathfinder, the early stage investment vehicle of Founders Fund, [...]

Mosa Meat Raises €7.5M to Commercialise Cultured Meat

Series A fundraising sees first investment in the field by the corporate venture capital of a leading science and technology company, and funding from Switzerland’s largest meat producer. Maastricht, The Netherlands – Mosa Meat, a spin off company from Maastricht [...]

Food 2.0: Three companies that are changing the way we eat

We’ve used domesticated microbes— “good” bacteria and fungi—to produce food and drink for millennia. Today, innovators around the world are using modern biological tools to expand microbial repertoires, creating foods in surprising new ways. These efforts are not only potentially [...]

Evolva announces Oliver Walker to succeed Simon Waddington as CEO

10 July 2018 – Evolva (SIX: EVE) announces today that as part of entering the next phase of its evolution, the current Evolva CEO Simon Waddington steps down as CEO with immediate effect. Until he will leave the company towards [...]

From cell culture to table culture: Food tech comes alive

This story is brought to you by Twist Bioscience, which is providing innovators like the ones in this story with the custom DNA to create new sustainable food alternatives. To learn more about Twist Bioscience’s gene products, visit their webpage. [...]

Biosyntia raises €4 million in Series A financing to advance its microbe engineering technology and bio-based product pipeline

Biosyntia has today announced a Series A investment in the company of 4 million euros from Sofinnova Partners, a new investor, and Novo Seeds, an existing investor. The investment will allow the company continued developments of its lead products and [...]