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We have a lot to say about food and agriculture.  And we are continuing to invest in companies working to build a more stable, resilient, sustainable and healthy system.  See our latest news and points of view from the media outlets kind enough to share them.

FEATURED

6/23/21

Food Navigator

GUEST POST: The Alternative Future of Meat

A market with a variety of alternative meat sources provides ultimate flexibility for the consumer, and several emerging technologies have a role to play in the meat supply chain of the future.

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LATEST NEWS

7/27/21

Blending proteins to formulate the best alternatives

Partners are plenty for pea protein. S2G's Managing Director Matthew Walker provides perspective on the role of cell-based meat.

Food Business News

6/23/21

Meat Grown in Israeli Bioreactors Is Coming to American Diners

An Israeli startup wants to replace chicken coops, barns and slaughterhouses with bioreactors to churn out cell-based meat for American diners. Future Meat Technologies Ltd. is in talks with U.S. regulators to start offering its products in restaurants by the end of next year.

Bloomberg

6/21/21

S2G Ventures’ Oceans & Seafood Fund unveils 5 inaugural investments

US agrifoodtech investor S2G Ventures has unveiled the first deals made out if its new $100 million fund dedicated to supporting the burgeoning ‘blue economy,’ which aims to improve the health and viability of marine ecosystems.

AgFunder 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.

Forbes

6/14/21

Moleaer raises $9M for nanobubbles that enable sustainable food production and better water treatment

Moleaer raised $9 million for nanobubbles that enable sustainable food production, better water treatment, and richer natural resources.

Venture Beat

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.

The Fish Site

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.

AgFunder News

5/17/21

Will the future food supply chain reflect pandemic-era changes?

Innovative food companies and delivery platforms took lead roles in the pandemic.

SmartBrief

5/11/21

$10.5m fundraise helps GEM take on ‘reductionist’ supplement industry with whole food bites featuring ‘untapped’ ingredients

An infusion of $10.5m in seed funding will accelerate the consumer life sciences company GEM’s mission to overhaul the $140.3b supplement market by replacing “reductionist” pills, tablets and candies with whole food bites designed to improve the health of people and the planet.

Food Navigator

5/6/21

Capital-Intensive Agriculture Sector Plants Seeds For More SPACs In 2021

Recent mergers in the vertical indoor farm space are among a growing number of agricultural and food-related technology startups that are choosing SPACs, also known as blank-check companies, as their path to the public markets.

Crunchbase

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