Tag: foodtech

Delivery Hero Seals $110M Deal and Hints at Potential Post-2015 IPO

Berlin-based Delivery Hero announced recently that it has secured an additional $110 million in funding from two unidentified U.S.-based “leading public market investors.” This recent funding round brings Delivery Hero’s total investment deals to over $1 billion, with almost $600 million of those funds secured in 2015 alone.

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Stevia First Secures $1.5 Million Private Placement Deal


Stevia First announced that it has entered into a private placement securities purchase agreement with institutional investors in the aggregate amount of $1.5 million, with Stevia First’s common stock selling at $0.30 per share.

Grannus Closes $2 million Series A

Tuscon, Arizona based Grannus closed a $2 million Series A round from an undisclosed investor, the company announced on April 15th. The company produces nitrogen fertilizer.


Grannus was formed in 2012 to commercialize their process of developing nitrogen fertilzer.

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Gingko Bioworks Secures $9M in Series A financing

Imagine a bunch of skinny jean-wearing hipsters sitting in a well lit studio above a Cambridge coffee shop adorned with minimalist artwork, drafting the next greatest amalgamation of styles of sofa bed, ready to wow the pants off the world of industrial design.

Native Traits Receives $250k From Northern Michigan Angels

Native Traits, a Michigan based bio tech company, has received a $250,000 commitment from Northern Michigan Angels investment group. Founded in 2013, Native Traits set up shop in Kalamazoo and specializes in the utilization of proprietary NT Recovery technology to isolate the traits that make heirloom corn more capable of enduring drought and more tolerant of hot and cold temperatures.

Foodtech startup Soylent now valued at $100 million

Venture Beat is reporting that Soylent, a meal-replacement startup, is raising $10 million lead by investor Andreessen Horowitz. According to Re/Code, Soylent has previously raised $1.5 million in funding from Lerer Hippeau Ventures and Andreessen Horowitz.

Hampton Creek turns veggie mayo into gold with $90M raise

Hampton Creek has just announced a huge $90 million Series C financing led by Li Ka-Shing’s Horizons Ventures and Khosla Ventures. This comes just ten months after a $23 million Series B was announced in February, bringing their total funding to $120 million.