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Our team at S2G is constantly learning, researching and bringing together diverse perspectives across our network to share ideas on the future of food.
The Future of Food: Through the Lens of Retail
The pandemic of 2020 is shining the brightest of lights on our present day food system and exposing both its resiliency and its vulnerabilities. In our second installment of research focusing on the Future of Food in the Age of Covid, we share our research and perspectives on food, retailing and areas of focus critical for retailers to drive future growth.
What's Next for Sustainable Finance and Impact Investing
In this episode of Where We Grow From Here, we are joined by John Goldstein, Head of the Sustainable Finance Group at Goldman Sachs and Sanjeev Krishnan, Chief Investment Officer and Managing Director at S2G. Today we dive into the state of the market, and future of ESG and Sustainable finance, why resilience matters, the role of innovation, corporate social responsibility, and moving markets and capital at scale.
Brightseed raises $27 million for phytonutrient identification tech used in food and nutraceuticals
Brightseed, the company launched by former Hampton Creek head of research and development, Jim Flatt, to identify the presence of specific nutrients in plants that are believed to boost human health, has raised $27 million in its latest round of funding, the company said.
Lavva launches plant-based milks, creamers made from pili nuts and coconut water
Lavva – best-known for its pili nut and plaintain-fueled plant-based yogurts – has moved into the plant-based milk category with a higher-fat product made with three ingredients: organic coconut water, filtered water, and pili nuts; with no added sugar, sweeteners, gums, stabilizers or emulsifiers.
A software startup that focuses on helping commodities exporters digitize and automate their logistics and global trade processes has snagged a $4 million seed round of venture capital funding from a host of investors, the company said Tuesday.
The funding round was led by S2G Ventures, a multi-stage venture fund that invests in food and agriculture companies focused on creating sustainable food systems.