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Insights

Our team at S2G is constantly learning, researching and bringing together diverse perspectives across our network to share ideas on the future of food. 

REPORTS

12/2/20

Growing Beyond the Hype: Controlled Environment Agriculture

Controlled farming has the potential to offer consumers and supply chain stakeholders resilient, sustainable, local, high-quality products. Utilizing different methods and formats, indoor and greenhouse producers can alleviate systemic nutrition and food access challenges, while mitigating climate and outdoor production risk. In our latest report, we explore Controlled Environment Agriculture in the context of today’s market and perspectives on the future potential.

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6/4/21

Welcome ReelData: Accelerating Sustainable Seafood Through Artificial Intelligence

We are excited to announce our investment in ReelData, an intelligence platform bringing precision farming to land-based aquaculture.

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5/21/21

Welcome GEM: Reimagining the Supplement Industry, One Bite at a Time

We are excited to announce our investment in GEM, a consumer nutrition company that shares our belief that food is medicine.

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5/18/21

Benson Hill Going Public in SPAC Merger

Benson Hill will become publicly listed through a business combination with special purpose acquisition company Star Peak.

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5/13/21

How to Build Your Brand for Exit

Romitha Mally has over 25 years of Wall Street experience and has led high-profile transactions in the food, beverage, and natural products industry. In this episode, we discuss Romitha’s background and notable lessons in working with founder-led companies to help articulate their vision and stories into strategic sales or IPOs. We touch on notable industry trends and discuss predictions for the year ahead, the evolution of public markets and SPACs, and tips for entrepreneurs and companies considering an IPO.

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4/22/21

Abundant Oceans: The Economic and Environmental Opportunity for Ocean Restoration with Oceans 2050

We are delighted to welcome Oceans 2050 leaders Alexandra Cousteau and Megan Reilly Cayten to this episode. Guests discuss the transition from an abundant ocean to the state of the oceans today. We dive into the private sector opportunity ahead and discuss the interconnection of the climate crisis and the oceans. Beyond the issues and opportunities ahead for markets and investors, we discuss actions we can all take today.

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4/15/21

How Shiru is Leveraging AI to Feed the World More Sustainably

We are excited to welcome scientist, engineer and entrepreneur Jasmin Hume to the podcast. We discuss Jasmin’s founder story and experience starting a company right before the pandemic hit, including how they continued to grow despite the unexpected challenges. The episode also highlights how Shiru helps food companies innovate away from animal-based solutions towards novel new plant proteins.

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LATEST NEWS

6/14/21

Moleaer Raises $9 Million For Its Sustainable Nanobubble Systems

The startup hopes to expand its sales team and continue researching new potential uses for the budding scientific field.

6/10/21

ViAqua gets $4.3 million investment from S2G Ventures and Thai Union for shrimp health platform

S2G Ventures, Thai Union and Agriline have invested $4.3 million in ViAqua Therapeutics to help develop its RNA-based shrimp health platform and bring other health and nutrition projects closer to commercialisation.

6/9/21

Sentera closes $25m Series C round to scale its digital platform for agronomists

Sentera today announced a $25 million Series C financing co-led by Canadian pension fund manager Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec and US agrifoodtech VC S2G Ventures.

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