Our team at S2G is constantly learning, researching and bringing together diverse perspectives across our network to share ideas on the future of food.
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.
Burro is Building Robots to Transform Agriculture
Burro’s robots are helping farmworkers transport crops today while building the base for comprehensive automation in outdoor industries.
Supporting Diversity and Inclusion in Agriculture, VC and Beyond
Ebony Webber, COO of MANRRS, shares what she’s learned over 18 years of working to grow diversity and inclusion in the agriculture industry.
Battleships vs Skateboards: Toyota Ventures' Systems Investing Approach
Jim Adler, Founding Managing Director at Toyota Ventures discusses systems investing, farm robots and the future of autonomy.
A Better Story Starts Here
Katie Marston, CMO at Once Upon A Farm joins this episode to discuss the power of brands as an extension of one's own identity and values, the financial case for building a meaningful brand rooted in purpose, and the evolution of brand identity including talking more about Once Upon a Farm’s recent brand refresh.
Walmart heir Lukas Walton is launching a platform to reshape the food system
Walton has been quietly and anonymously funding the future of food and agriculture companies for years, now he’s putting a face to the dollars.
Burro raises $10.9M for autonomous produce field transport
S2G Ventures and Toyota Ventures led the round, which also featured participation from F-Prime and ADM Capital, who joined existing investors Radicle Growth and ffVC.
Ripple raises $60 million to scale plant-based dairy alternatives
Ripple Foods raised $60 million in a Series E funding round led by Rage Capital, Ajax Strategies, and S2G Ventures, with participation from OurCrowd, GV, Prelude Ventures, Euclidean, Fall Line Capital and Tao Capital Partners.