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 […]

Taibah Valley brings together Madinah’s startups and entrepreneurial ecosystem figures to kick off accelerator program

Fireside chat between Dr. Abdulrahman Al Olayan and Prince Khaled bin Alwaleed touches on funding, startups, and managing expectations Taibah Valley’s senior leadership team, headed by Chief Executive Officer Dr. Abdulrahman Al Olayan, staged an evening event dedicated to the Madinah entrepreneurial ecosystem on December 2, 2019. Staged in the presence of Chairman of the […]

Bond Pet Foods completes seed funding round

KBW Ventures joins the $1.2 million raise led by Lever VC Bond Pet Foods Inc. (Bond), the Boulder, Colorado-based company working with biotechnology to make nutritious, animal-free and protein-rich pet food, announced today that it has completed its Seed funding, totaling $1.2 million. Bond was co-founded by Rich Kelleman, CEO and Pernilla Audibert, CTO in […]

Geltor’s latest biodesigned ingredient used as key ingredient in top-rated cosmetics product

Award-winning biodesign startup Geltor continues to gain traction with its biodesigned ingredients. Through the ingredient’s sale to large-scale South Korean cosmetics manufacturer Kolmar, Geltor’s HumaColl21™ has now been incorporated into one of Asia’s most widely touted products. AHC’s Ageless Real Eye Cream for Face, endorsed and lauded by numerous online B2B and consumer sources as […]

Zipline lauded for brevity and accuracy in The Economist

Zipline, operators of the world’s only drone delivery system at national scale to send urgent medicines and biological materials needed for medical facilities including blood and vaccines, was featured in a special report covering unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) in The Economist. The article, published on October 23rd, discusses the realities of drone logistics and the […]