Four Strategies Businesses Can Deploy to Slash Food Waste
Since food waste involves a complex set of inefficiencies, we need a comprehensive suite of innovations to address it.
Hydrogen Startup Raises $198 Million for Plants to Produce Green Fuel
Electric Hydrogen, which is designing plants to produce clean fuel from water with renewable energy, raises series B round.
Corvus is using drones to track warehouse inventory
Corvus is positioning its product as the “first unmanned warehouse inventory drones to enable fully automated inventory management.”
Common Energy Announces $16.5M Capital Raise From S2G Ventures to Expand Access to Community Solar
Common Energy, one of the country’s leading community solar providers, today announced a $16.5 million investment by S2G Ventures, the direct investment team of Builders Vision, an impact platform dedicated to building a humane and healthy planet.
With A $120 Million War Chest, Brightseed Is Unlocking The Fat-Fighting Power Of Hemp
The AI-powered company is unlocking the hidden healing potential of plants by finding active compounds that could target specific conditions. Next up: diabetes and sleep disorders.
These scientists bonded over toilet tech. Now they’re working on carbon-free cement
Breakthrough Energy Ventures, Bill Gates’ climate finance firm, and DCVC, a Silicon Valley venture capital firm, announced they led a $55 million funding round in Brimstone Energy, a start-up aiming to commercialize carbon-negative cement.
Food Waste Innovation: Good for Business, Essential for the Earth
It’s difficult to wrap one’s head around 1.3 billion metric tons. It is the weight of 22.5 Great Walls of China, 197 hoover dams, and 130,000 Eiffel towers. It is also the weight of food waste generated worldwide every year.
How I Raised $650 Million for My Food-Saving Start-Up
James Rogers, founder of Apeel Sciences, learned a main cause of global hunger isn’t that we're incapable of growing enough food, it’s that so much of it goes bad before it can be consumed.
Chicago Company’s Answer to Food Waste Is All in the Box
Extending the shelf life of perishables is the business of an emerging Chicago company that has made growers and environmentalists take notice.
Podcast: Talking Food as Medicine With NourishedRX’s Lauren Driscoll
NourishedRX CEO Lauren Driscoll discusses how her company got its start and what she sees as the current state of the current food-as-medicine market.
Podcast: Future Meat’s Koby Nahmias on Lab-Grown Beef, Chicken and More
The company’s founder discusses the potential for low-cholesterol, perfectly marbled or novel meats grown in the lab, as well as the energy and environmental issues involved in achieving large-scale alternative meat production.