BlueNalu Welcomes Prince Khaled bin Alwaleed to Its Corporate Advisory Board

BlueNalu, a global leader in the development of cell-cultured seafood announced today the addition of His Royal Highness Prince Khaled bin Alwaleed bin Talal Al Saud to its esteemed corporate advisory board during the 28th meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP 28) in Dubai, UAE. His commitment to sustainable development, food security and […]

Oxagon Accelerator, in partnership with the Saudi Ministry of Industry and Mineral Resources, concludes its speaker series with Prince Khaled bin Alwaleed

The Accelerator’s first startup cohort took part in several seminars hosted by investors, industry experts from NEOM and Oxagon, together with a roster of successful entrepreneurs Bolstering the innovation landscape across Saudi, the first edition of the Oxagon Accelerator, held in partnership with the Saudi Ministry of Industry and Mineral Resources, came to a close […]

Black Sheep Foods Has Raised $18.05MM to Bring Flavor Freedom to the Meat Aisle

Black Sheep Foods secures funding from Unovis, Bessemer Venture Partners, AgFunder, and Prince Khaled bin Alwaleed as it leaps past chicken, beef, and pork to create even tastier meats, made from plants Variety reigns in food. With an ever expanding assortment of sparkling water flavors, chip flavors, and even flavor infused salts, the flavor renaissance […]

Eclipse Foods Raises Over $40 Million in Series B to Transform the Dairy Industry

Led by Sozo Ventures, the funding round will support Eclipse’s explosive growth, efforts to scale their plant-based dairy platform, and more. Eclipse Foods, the leader in sustainable, plant-based dairy products that are indistinguishable from conventional dairy, announces a Series B funding round of over $40 million led by Sozo Ventures with participation from leading funds, […]

Prince Khaled bin Alwaleed joins XPRIZE food tech challenge Advisory Board

Nine Influential Leaders in Food Innovation Will Help Guide the Competition To Develop Globally Accessible, Nutritious and Sustainable Chicken and Fish Alternatives Today, XPRIZE is announcing the $15 Million XPRIZE Feed the Next Billion advisory board, a collection of nine of the most influential voices participating in the conversation around the future of food. Launched in December […]

Bond Pet Foods debuts its first animal-free pet treat

This milestone release marks Bond’s first product to market Bond Pet Foods, Inc., the US-based company working with biotechnology to make animal-free and protein-rich pet food, announced today its first consumer product, the Protein-Packed Dog Treat Bar, a snappable, portable and sustainable snack that provides high quality, supplemental nutrition to a dog’s existing diet. The […]

Venture capitalists join online Homathon

SAFCSP and Startup Grind team up to host venture capitalists for online discussion The Saudi Federation for Cyber Security and Programming (SAFCSP) and Startup Grind hosted an online “Homathon” with venture capitalists from several different firms, supported by the local Startup Grind Amman team. Nabil A. Borhanu, founder and Managing Partner of Graphene Ventures, moderated […]

BlueNalu Secures $20 Million in Series A Financing

New investors to the round include KBW Ventures led by Prince Khaled bin Alwaleed BlueNalu, a leading innovative food company producing seafood directly from fish cells based in San Diego, California, today announced the successful completion of its $20 million Series A round of funding. This financing will enable BlueNalu to develop a good manufacturing […]

Biotech startup TurtleTree Labs announces pre-seed round with leading VCs

The pre-seed round was led by Lever VC with K2 Global and KBW Ventures joining the round and backing TurtleTree Labs’ first raise TurtleTree is the world’s first company using technology to create real milk from animal cells, with no animal required The raise will be used to onboard more scientists to the TurtleTree team […]