S2G Ventures

S2G Ventures is a venture capital firm specializing in direct investment and fund of fund investment. Within direct investment, it seeks to invest in seed/startup, early venture, mid venture, late venture, emerging growth and growth capital. Within the fund of fund investment it invests in venture capital funds. The firm prefers to invest in the food, ingredients, infrastructure and logistics, big data and hardware, retail and restaurants, consumer brands, and agriculture sector. It usually invests in the United States. S2G Ventures was founded in 2015 and is based in Chicago, Illinois.

Sanjeev Krishnan

CIO and MD

RO

Rachel O'Connell

Associate

Cristina Rohr

Principal

Aaron Rudberg

MD and COO

Chuck Templeton

MD

Matthew Walker

MD

135 past transactions

IUNU, Inc.

Venture Round in 2021
iUNU is an industrial computer vision company that connects plants, facilities, and people through a single interface. Luna turns commercial greenhouses into precise, predictable, demand-based manufacturers. Luna is an AI born in the heart of Seattle; trained in Silicon Valley and the greenhouses of Skagit Valley; accessible from everywhere. Founded in 2013, iUNU is an industrial computer vision company headquartered in Seattle, with offices in San Francisco and San Diego.

3Bar Biologics

Seed Round in 2021
3Bar Biologics Inc., a bioscience company, provides a microbe inoculant system that helps farmers to increase crop yield. The company provides Bio-YIELD, a microbe inoculant system that uses naturally occurring microbes that are matched to specific crops and soil environments. It offers natural microorganisms that help to produce healthier crops with higher yields. The company was incorporated in 2013 and is based in Columbus, Ohio.

AgVoice

Convertible Note in 2022
AgVoice is a hands-free enabled, voice-interactive mobile technology for food and agriculture professionals to capture insights on the go. Users can improve productivity and workflow management, increase documentation accuracy, and gain valuable insights to optimize the use of resources in crop and animal production for a sustainability and environmental impact, by using proprietary analytics and processing of raw voice files including captured time stamps and location data. AgVoice is designed for use across the food and agriculture ecosystem, including livestock and crop production, agronomy, animal health and wellness, and machinery repair.

Ripple Foods

Series C in 2018
Ripple exists to make dairy-free as it should be: high in protein, low in sugar, loaded with nutrition and delicious. That’s where Ripple comes in. Ripple has 8x the protein of almond milk and half the sugar of dairy milk. It’s high in bioavailable calcium (50% more than milk), potassium and provides a good source of omega-3s. It’s lower in calories than milk and best of all, it has the creamy, delicious texture our dairy-free friends are missing. No more thin, chalky almond/ soy/ cashew milk.

Hi Fidelity Genetics

Series A in 2018
Hi Fidelity Genetics LLC develops hardware and software for plant-breeding applications. It offers tools to measure and predict plant traits. The tools help for maintaining a sufficient supply of food as the world's population grows and its climate changes. The company is headquartered in Durham, North Carolina.

Corvus Robotics

Convertible Note in 2022
Corvus Robotics make indoor drones for warehouses Inventorying. They provide an advanced inventory & inspection solution for warehouse and manufacturing facilities.

Crop Pro Insurance

Series A in 2017
Crop Pro Insurance Services, Inc. is a Managing General Agency ( MGA) specializing in federal and private crop insurance for GuideOne Mutual Insurance Company. They help independent agents differentiate from other agents in the market by bringing innovative private product solutions that solve real needs to increase yield and lower operating costs that work in good stewardship with the land.

Sentera, Inc.

Series D in 2022
Sentera is provides decision support and insights to growers, advisors, and enterprise customers. Our products use machine learning, modeling, and data sciences tools to gather data, organize it, and quickly turn it into insights that improve outcomes for growers, advisors, and retailers. We deliver the best insights from high-resolution drone imagery, satellites, field equipment, and other sensors, and combine it with advanced modeling and analytics tools at scale.

Back to the Roots

Series A in 2016
Back to the Roots offers gardening kits to grow organic and gourmet mushrooms at homes. Founded in 2009 by Alejandro Velez and Nikhil Arora as a 100% sustainable urban mushroom farm, BTTR has transformed into a company focused on bringing sustainable grow-at-home products into households. Their Grow-at-Home Mushroom Garden is completely indoors and can grow up to 1lb of oyster mushrooms in as little as 10 days. They provide a simple, eco-friendly, and quick way to have fresh oyster mushrooms right in the kitchen.

Shiru

Series A in 2022
Shiru, Inc., a food technology company, develops and produces proteins. The company focuses on producing edible proteins to replace dairy products and eggs in the food industry. Shiru, Inc. was incorporated in 2019 and is based in Oakland, California.

New Culture Inc.

Series A in 2021
New Culture Inc. produces cheese from protein. The company uses microflora to make dairy proteins and dairy products. New Culture Inc. was founded in 2019 and is based in San Leandro, California.

The UCAN Company

Series A in 2022
The UCAN Company is creating a new generation of scientifically proven, energy products for the new generation of health-conscious consumers. There DREAM is to REDEFINE the field of consumer and sports nutrition with products that are natural, safe and healthy; products that QUESTION the existing approach and INSPIRE a new generation to COMPETE to their fullest ability and TRIUMPH the healthy way. There discovery is SuperStarch, the only energy source of its kind that enhances performance, sustains energy and burns fat.

Once Upon a Farm

Series D in 2022
Once Upon a Farm Kiddo Meals are processed using High Pressure Processing, which uses pressure instead of heat to kill off any potential harmful ingredients. This process also allows for a more nutrient dense food. Further, the brands that are currently on the shelves usually contain a large percentage of water, fillers, sugars and preservatives, which take away from the natural state of the food. This in turn takes away from optimal nutrition for babies, since optimal absorption of nutrients occurs when food is in its most natural state.

Territory Foods

Series B in 2021
Territory Foods is a chef-prepared meal delivery service that creates nutritionist-approved menus tailored to support various dietary preferences and regional market tastes. Its fresh, healthy, ready-to-eat meals are designed by in-house culinary professionals and nutrition experts, prepared by a dedicated team of chefs, and powered by a proprietary algorithm that informs personalized menu variety at scale. Its boredom-proof rotating menus feature a wide variety of freshly-made artisan meals per week that are responsibly sourced, always free of refined sugars, and made without ingredients that contain gluten and dairy. Menus can be customized to meet dietary templates such as Vegan, Vegetarian, Whole30, and Keto, taking the guesswork out of navigating and committing to healthy eating. Territory Foods launched in 2011 and is headquartered in Arlington, VA.

Climax Foods

Seed Round in 2020
Climax Foods Inc. produces plant based food using its artificial intelligence (AI) tool. Its products match the taste and texture of animal based food using data science and machine learning. The company's technology consists of multiple synergistic, data science, simulation, machine learning, and predictive model frameworks to accelerate the food innovation processes. The company was incorporated in 2019 and is based in Berkeley, California.

tado° GmbH

Venture Round in 2023
Tado° is The Heating App for private homes and small businesses. It adjusts to the residents' behavior in real time and also takes current weather forecasts and building characteristics into account. tado° GmbH is a Munich based Tech Startup bringing Internet of Things into the Cleantech Market. It was founded by Christian Deilmann, Johannes Schwarz, Valentin Sawadski and Leopold von Bismarck in 2011. A team of qualified young professionals has been working on the development of tado° for approximately two years in Munich.
Future Meat Technologies is a Jerusalem-based biotechnology company aiming to transform global meat production through distributive manufacturing of fat and muscle cells, increasing food safety and reducing ecological impact worldwide. They aim to turn the timeless vision of animal-free meat production into a reality. Their cutting edge cellular agriculture technology was developed by award-winning biologists and bioengineers and brought into reality by world-renowned innovative chefs at Jerusalem’s singular culinary scene.

Shenandoah Growers

Venture Round in 2015
Shenandoah Growers is a grower, packer, and shipper of fresh organic culinary herbs. The company provides a 365-day supply of fresh, organic herbs to grocery stores, so millions of consumers can now eat locally all year. Their products are healthy, delicious, and aimed at making the world a lot more flavorful.

Good Eggs

Series D in 2021
Online market that delivers good groceries to customers' homes throughout the bay area, seven days a week

Moleaer Inc.

Series B in 2021
Moleaer™ (Latin for tiny air), a Los Angeles-based company, develops industrial scale nanobubble systems, resulting in a radical improvement to the economics of agriculture, separating metals, treating wastewaters and recovering oil. Nanobubbles are unique in that they do not float and have immense surface area. This combination allows nanobubbles to stay suspended in water for long periods of time, resulting in an unprecedented high rate of gas transfer. Moleaer's XTB™ Nanobubble Generators increase productivity, water quality, and eliminate maintenance expenses across a wide range of applications.

Sentera, Inc.

Series C in 2023
Sentera is provides decision support and insights to growers, advisors, and enterprise customers. Our products use machine learning, modeling, and data sciences tools to gather data, organize it, and quickly turn it into insights that improve outcomes for growers, advisors, and retailers. We deliver the best insights from high-resolution drone imagery, satellites, field equipment, and other sensors, and combine it with advanced modeling and analytics tools at scale.

Wild Type, Inc.

Series B in 2022
Wild Type, Inc. produces meat, poultry, and seafood by culturing cells, without raising or slaughtering animals. It offers a viable alternative to food ecosystem by providing sustainable meat using cellular agriculture technology. The company addresses challenges of generation, such as climate change, food security, and health. Wild Type, Inc. was founded in 2016 and is based in San Francisco, California.

Blue Prairie Brands LLC

Series A in 2016
Blue Prairie Brands is introducing innovative ingredients and related food products rich in prebiotics, which in conjunction with probiotics, help maintain a healthy digestive system. It's flagship product is rich in the prebiotic inulin, yet Blue Prairie Brands delivers it in a whole-food, gluten-free, non-GMO form. The Company's proprietary approach to production also provides farmers a profitable rotation crop that utilizes their existing equipment and experience.

Fishpeople Seafood

Series B in 2017
At Fishpeople, we are building the first iconic seafood brand committed to relentless transparency. We are socially and environmentally conscious, and as a certified B Corporation, we answer to demanding criteria on a daily basis: we source from MSC-certified fisheries, use selective catch methods, and trace our ingredients back to the source. Fishpeople is a dynamic organization experiencing rapid growth, and is disrupting the seafood industry status quo by introducing innovative and sustainable seafood products.

Solarea Bio, Inc.

Series B in 2023
Solarea Bio, Inc., a biotech company, develops solutions for health disorders using bacteria and fungi native to healthy foods to create synergistic, anti-inflammatory microbial assemblages. It offers a platform using microbial discovery and genomics to rapidly deliver novel products to prevent the onset or progression of health problems associated to chronic inflammation. The company was incorporated in 2017 and is based in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Tradelanes

Seed Round in 2020
TradeLanes is a technology company that automates supply chain for traders, shippers, and merchants. It developed a SaaS platform that brings global trade operations entirely online - from generating the contract to allocating inventory, to booking a shipment, to delivery. Its system allows all parties to collaborate digitally, from one set of data and documents. TradeLanes aims to power frictionless global trade for all. It was founded in 2015 and is based in Oakland, California.

LIVEKINDLY, Inc.

Venture Round in 2021
LIVEKINDLY, Inc., also known as LK, publishes news stories and press releases on sustainable living. The company offers news related to health, ethics, business, environment, celebrity, and beauty and fashion that highlights sustainable way of living. It also provides information, such as vegan recipes, vegan restaurants, and vegan family vacation location. The company also operates a club Kindmind where it provides plant based meal plans, shopping guides, and session with experts. Livekindly is based in Vancouver, Canada.

AppHarvest

Series C in 2020
At AppHarvest, their mission is to bring Appalachia into the next generation of agriculture and employ the hardworking men and women in the region. they will develop large-scale hi tech greenhouses growing fresh vegetables for local communities in the US. The average US meal travels 1,500 miles by the time it reaches your plate and in many cases is imported from other countries. AppHarvest will be able to to deliver their fresh produce to the Northeast, Southeast and Midwest of the US within a day's drive.

MycoTechnology

Series E in 2022
MycoTechnology utilizes fungi-based food-processing platforms to transform the flavor and value of agricultural products. The platform can be used to solve a variety of challenges faced by the food, beverage, and flavor industries. MycoTechnology has released ClearTaste, an all-natural, GMO-free, organic bitter blocker that is Kosher and Halal certified. ClearTaste improves the flavor of various agricultural products. MycoTechnology also engages in fermenting agricultural products with strains of gourmet fungi. The company offers myceliated chocolate as well as robusta and arabica coffee beans. It develops and licenses technology to the industry to naturally improve the flavor of robusta and arabica coffee. The company was incorporated in 2013 and is based in Aurora, Colorado.

IUNU, Inc.

Series B in 2022
iUNU is an industrial computer vision company that connects plants, facilities, and people through a single interface. Luna turns commercial greenhouses into precise, predictable, demand-based manufacturers. Luna is an AI born in the heart of Seattle; trained in Silicon Valley and the greenhouses of Skagit Valley; accessible from everywhere. Founded in 2013, iUNU is an industrial computer vision company headquartered in Seattle, with offices in San Francisco and San Diego.

Hazel Technologies

Series B in 2019
Hazel Technologies, Inc. designs and manufactures packaging inserts to reduce the spoilage of fruits and vegetables. It offers packaging inserts called sachets that are placed in boxes of the produce by growers at the time of harvest, extending the shelf-life of produce by slowing aging in produce and preventing fungus or decay. The company also provides agricultural and horticultural consulting services. Hazel Technologies, Inc. was founded in 2015 and is based in Chicago, Illinois with an additional location in Salinas, California.
Future Meat Technologies is a Jerusalem-based biotechnology company aiming to transform global meat production through distributive manufacturing of fat and muscle cells, increasing food safety and reducing ecological impact worldwide. They aim to turn the timeless vision of animal-free meat production into a reality. Their cutting edge cellular agriculture technology was developed by award-winning biologists and bioengineers and brought into reality by world-renowned innovative chefs at Jerusalem’s singular culinary scene.

GEM

Seed Round in 2021
GEM is one chewable bite of daily nutrition. Designed for humankind and backed by science, GEM deliciously features 13 whole plant ingredients that deliver more than 15 key vitamins, minerals and herbs. No fillers or preservatives, just complementary nutrients that are easier to absorb, and easier on the planet.
GreenLight Biosciences, Inc., a biotechnology company, develops RNA-based solutions for agriculture and pharmaceutical applications. The company provides technology for the biological conversion of renewable substrates to valuable products. It offers Unconstrained Metabolism, a technology platform that delivers solutions for the production of chemicals and fuels from renewable resources. It also engages in developing mRNA-based vaccine candidates to potentially prevent individuals from contracting SARS-CoV-2. The company also provides research and analysis services. GreenLight Biosciences, Inc. was incorporated in 2008 and is based in Medford, Massachusetts. It has an additional location in North Carolina.

Footprint

Series A in 2020
Footprint is a sustainable technology firm that is focused on reducing or eliminating plastics through the development and manufacturing of revolutionary technologies and products. It designs, develops, and implements the next generation of manufacturing technologies for fiber-based packaging solutions on a global scale. Footprint also develops and manufactures injection molded parts with advanced polymer blends and recycled materials that do better for the environment. Footprint was founded in 2013 and is headquartered in Gilbert, Arizona.

Atomo Coffee

Series A in 2022
Atomo Coffee is a developer of molecular coffee. Atomo has reversed engineered the coffee bean to create a smooth cup of coffee, made of naturally derived ingredients, and more sustainable than current commercial coffee.

Sound Agriculture Company

Series C in 2020
Sound Agriculture uses molecular discovery to create climate-resilient crops, enhancing harvest yields for growers. They also use an innovative life science approach to sustainably increase farming productivity. The company was founded in 2013 and headquartered in Emeryville, California.

Arable

Series A in 2017
Arable Labs, Inc. manufactures and develops a solar-powered IoT (Internet of Things) device with advanced sensors to handle in-field crop monitoring. Its device enables farmers to digitize and optimize their decisions by providing data on how weather and other factors affect yield, quality, and harvest timing. The company also develops software tools that enable growers to collect and synthesize site-specific agricultural data. It serves agriculturalists, farmers, mid-size consultancies, universities, governments/NGOs, global food brands, agrichemical giants, insurers, lenders, and international communications firms. It sells its products online. The company was incorporated in 2014 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California with an additional office in Princeton, New Jersey.

Footprint

Series A in 2020
Footprint is a sustainable technology firm that is focused on reducing or eliminating plastics through the development and manufacturing of revolutionary technologies and products. It designs, develops, and implements the next generation of manufacturing technologies for fiber-based packaging solutions on a global scale. Footprint also develops and manufactures injection molded parts with advanced polymer blends and recycled materials that do better for the environment. Footprint was founded in 2013 and is headquartered in Gilbert, Arizona.

NewLeaf Symbiotics

Series C in 2017
NewLeaf Symbiotics develops and commercializes the bacteria found in Pink Pigmented Facultative Methylotrophs. NewLeaf Symbiotics has also filed its own related patents and is actively developing new technologies related to PPFMs. The Company is engaged in laboratory, greenhouse, and field product trials and expects to commercialize and license products beginning in 2014.

Avant Meats

Venture Round in 2022
They focus on technology, commercial product innovation, and branding as well as intellectual property portfolio building in the area of ‘cell-based’ animal protein food products.

Shenandoah Valley Organic

Venture Round in 2017
Farmer Focus is an organic chicken production company specializing in meat and chicken processing. Their mission is to provide the highest quality of Organic chicken that is humanely raised. Free from all growth hormones, pesticides, antibiotics and animal byproducts healthy and delicious. Farmer Focus sources all of its chicken through local farms located in the Shenandoah Valley, and uses it's sister company Shenandoah Processing to process and package all product.

The UCAN Company

Series D in 2018
The UCAN Company is creating a new generation of scientifically proven, energy products for the new generation of health-conscious consumers. There DREAM is to REDEFINE the field of consumer and sports nutrition with products that are natural, safe and healthy; products that QUESTION the existing approach and INSPIRE a new generation to COMPETE to their fullest ability and TRIUMPH the healthy way. There discovery is SuperStarch, the only energy source of its kind that enhances performance, sustains energy and burns fat.

Back to the Roots

Series D in 2021
Back to the Roots offers gardening kits to grow organic and gourmet mushrooms at homes. Founded in 2009 by Alejandro Velez and Nikhil Arora as a 100% sustainable urban mushroom farm, BTTR has transformed into a company focused on bringing sustainable grow-at-home products into households. Their Grow-at-Home Mushroom Garden is completely indoors and can grow up to 1lb of oyster mushrooms in as little as 10 days. They provide a simple, eco-friendly, and quick way to have fresh oyster mushrooms right in the kitchen.

Flashfood Inc.

Series A in 2022
The Flashfood app allows grocery stores and restaurants to sell high-quality, surplus food at steep discounts to savvy shoppers. Shoppers see deals in their area and purchase items directly through Flashfood - saving money for shoppers, increasing revenue for vendors and lessening there collective environmental impact

Shenandoah Growers

Venture Round in 2021
Shenandoah Growers is a grower, packer, and shipper of fresh organic culinary herbs. The company provides a 365-day supply of fresh, organic herbs to grocery stores, so millions of consumers can now eat locally all year. Their products are healthy, delicious, and aimed at making the world a lot more flavorful.

Yali Biosciences

Seed Round in 2022
Yali Biosciences is a food tech company that uses synthetic biology and genomics tools to make climate-smart, sustainable foods.

IUNU, Inc.

Convertible Note in 2020
iUNU is an industrial computer vision company that connects plants, facilities, and people through a single interface. Luna turns commercial greenhouses into precise, predictable, demand-based manufacturers. Luna is an AI born in the heart of Seattle; trained in Silicon Valley and the greenhouses of Skagit Valley; accessible from everywhere. Founded in 2013, iUNU is an industrial computer vision company headquartered in Seattle, with offices in San Francisco and San Diego.

SAFETRACES, Inc.

Series A in 2018
SafeTraces provides on-food traceability solutions that trace the product, not the package. Edible, invisible, odorless, tasteless, FDA approved barcodes are applied to fresh or processed foods, pharmaceuticals, and many other commodities. The barcodes carry complete traceability information across the supply chain. SafeTraces also has wide applicability in environmental monitoring, healthcare, and other industries.

Apeel Sciences

Series B in 2016
Apeel Technology, Inc., doing business as Apeel Sciences, develops pre-and post-harvest products from natural plant extracts to protect food crops and keep produce fresher for farmers worldwide. Its portfolio of agricultural products includes Edipeel, a solution to protect food surfaces from the environment; and Invisipeel, a solution that protects against pre-harvest problems. Apeel Technology, Inc. was formerly known as aPEEL Technologies, Inc. The company was founded in 2012 and is based in Goleta, California.

Sentera, Inc.

Series C in 2021
Sentera is provides decision support and insights to growers, advisors, and enterprise customers. Our products use machine learning, modeling, and data sciences tools to gather data, organize it, and quickly turn it into insights that improve outcomes for growers, advisors, and retailers. We deliver the best insights from high-resolution drone imagery, satellites, field equipment, and other sensors, and combine it with advanced modeling and analytics tools at scale.

Trace Genomics

Venture Round in 2019
Trace Genomics has developed the first analytics engine that learns as it maps the living soil. Founded in 2015 to serve the farming community, Trace Genomics helps growers maximize the value of every acre. The company is building the largest, most actionable body of soil intelligence, making thousands of growers experts on what’s underground. Working collaboratively across the agriculture ecosystem, Trace Genomics helps growers optimize costs, manage risk and protect their soil as a capital asset. Headquartered in Silicon Valley—and led by two female founders—Trace Genomics has raised $22 million in financing.

Maple Hill Creamery, LLC

Series D in 2020
Maple Hill Creamery is a farm-family owned dairy manufacturer founded in 2009, and is widely recognized as the preeminent leader in the emerging 100% grass-fed dairy category. They are the first dairy brand to receive the Pennsylvania Certified Organic 100% Grassfed Certification. Since day one, Maple Hill has stood by their conviction that 100% grass-fed organic dairy farming is better for everyone from cows to consumers. 100% grass-fed dairy farming produces the highest quality milk, supports the healthiest lifestyle for cows, improves the fertility of grazing land, and allows farmers to prosper.

ReelData Inc.

Seed Round in 2021
ReelData Inc. develops artificial intelligence software for aquaculture feed cameras, which allows fish farms to measure biomass, sea lice, and health in real-time. Its software helps farms to reduce the amount of fish-feed needed and provides information to optimize the health of the fish. The company was incorporated in 2019 and is based in Halifax, Canada.

Shiru

Series A in 2021
Shiru, Inc., a food technology company, develops and produces proteins. The company focuses on producing edible proteins to replace dairy products and eggs in the food industry. Shiru, Inc. was incorporated in 2019 and is based in Oakland, California.

Greenlight Biosciences

Series D in 2020
GreenLight Biosciences, Inc., a biotechnology company, develops RNA-based solutions for agriculture and pharmaceutical applications. The company provides technology for the biological conversion of renewable substrates to valuable products. It offers Unconstrained Metabolism, a technology platform that delivers solutions for the production of chemicals and fuels from renewable resources. It also engages in developing mRNA-based vaccine candidates to potentially prevent individuals from contracting SARS-CoV-2. The company also provides research and analysis services. GreenLight Biosciences, Inc. was incorporated in 2008 and is based in Medford, Massachusetts. It has an additional location in North Carolina.
Intelligent Growth Solutions Ltd develops and provides plug-and-play vertical farming technology to indoor farms for food production in any location. The company's product includes an indoor vertical farming demonstration facility with IOT-enabled power & comms platform which comprises patented electrical, electronic and mechanical technologies. Intelligent Growth Solutions Ltd was founded in 2013 and is based in Dundee, United Kingdom.

Avant Meats

Series A in 2022
They focus on technology, commercial product innovation, and branding as well as intellectual property portfolio building in the area of ‘cell-based’ animal protein food products.

IUNU, Inc.

Series B in 2021
iUNU is an industrial computer vision company that connects plants, facilities, and people through a single interface. Luna turns commercial greenhouses into precise, predictable, demand-based manufacturers. Luna is an AI born in the heart of Seattle; trained in Silicon Valley and the greenhouses of Skagit Valley; accessible from everywhere. Founded in 2013, iUNU is an industrial computer vision company headquartered in Seattle, with offices in San Francisco and San Diego.

Ripple Foods

Series E in 2021
Ripple exists to make dairy-free as it should be: high in protein, low in sugar, loaded with nutrition and delicious. That’s where Ripple comes in. Ripple has 8x the protein of almond milk and half the sugar of dairy milk. It’s high in bioavailable calcium (50% more than milk), potassium and provides a good source of omega-3s. It’s lower in calories than milk and best of all, it has the creamy, delicious texture our dairy-free friends are missing. No more thin, chalky almond/ soy/ cashew milk.

Leaf Agriculture

Seed Round in 2022
Leaf is a data network that connects apps and services to farm data from equipment, sensor, and software platforms. Leaf’s API allows developers to easily validate grower consent, access high quality agriculture data, and scale their products. With Leaf, developers are building a food system that makes us healthier, increases farmers’ profits, benefits the environment, and is accessible to everyone. For more information, visit https://withleaf.io/.

Ripple Foods

Series B in 2016
Ripple exists to make dairy-free as it should be: high in protein, low in sugar, loaded with nutrition and delicious. That’s where Ripple comes in. Ripple has 8x the protein of almond milk and half the sugar of dairy milk. It’s high in bioavailable calcium (50% more than milk), potassium and provides a good source of omega-3s. It’s lower in calories than milk and best of all, it has the creamy, delicious texture our dairy-free friends are missing. No more thin, chalky almond/ soy/ cashew milk.

Everytable

Series A in 2020
Everytable, PBC, doing business as Everytable, owns and operates grab-and-go restaurants. It offers food and meals, including chicken caesar and cobb salads, Puebla chicken tinga, Jamaican jerk chicken, Cajun blackened fish food, pozole rojo, Yucatan chili, and more; and kids meals, such as spaghetti and meatballs, and picnic party boxes. Everytable, PBC was formerly known as Harvest Fresh Foods, PBC and changed its name to Everytable, PBC in November 2017. The company was founded in 2015 and is based in Los Angeles, California.

ViAqua Therapeutics

Venture Round in 2021
ViAqua Therapeutics Ltd develops drugs and therapeutics for aquaculture. The company was founded in 2014 and is based in Israel.ViAqua Therapeutics is developing the first orally administered treatment for aquaculture.The Company’s management bring a broad range of business development, technology development, management, and industrial biotech experience.

Sound Agriculture Company

Series C in 2021
Sound Agriculture uses molecular discovery to create climate-resilient crops, enhancing harvest yields for growers. They also use an innovative life science approach to sustainably increase farming productivity. The company was founded in 2013 and headquartered in Emeryville, California.

Once Upon a Farm

Series C in 2021
Once Upon a Farm Kiddo Meals are processed using High Pressure Processing, which uses pressure instead of heat to kill off any potential harmful ingredients. This process also allows for a more nutrient dense food. Further, the brands that are currently on the shelves usually contain a large percentage of water, fillers, sugars and preservatives, which take away from the natural state of the food. This in turn takes away from optimal nutrition for babies, since optimal absorption of nutrients occurs when food is in its most natural state.

Faeth Therapeutics

Seed Round in 2022
Faeth Therapeutics is a data-driven, evidence-based company that specializes in mechanistic understanding of the way that dietary nutrients influence tumor growth and cancer treatment. It fully focuses on matching specific diets with tumor genotypes and treatment regimens to improve the outcomes of cancer therapy. The company was founded to translate breakthrough discoveries, made by cancer research laboratories, into clinical practice. Its founding team includes some of the industry’s preeminent researchers and clinicians.

Arable

Series C in 2022
Arable Labs, Inc. manufactures and develops a solar-powered IoT (Internet of Things) device with advanced sensors to handle in-field crop monitoring. Its device enables farmers to digitize and optimize their decisions by providing data on how weather and other factors affect yield, quality, and harvest timing. The company also develops software tools that enable growers to collect and synthesize site-specific agricultural data. It serves agriculturalists, farmers, mid-size consultancies, universities, governments/NGOs, global food brands, agrichemical giants, insurers, lenders, and international communications firms. It sells its products online. The company was incorporated in 2014 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California with an additional office in Princeton, New Jersey.

Eat the Change

Venture Round in 2022
Eat the Change is a platform to inform and empower consumers to make dietary choices aligned with their concerns around climate and health. Eat the Change is a company created by activist entrepreneur Seth Goldman and celebrity chef Spike Mendelsohn. The company is on a mission to create chef-crafted and nutrient-dense snacks that are kind to the planet.

Brightseed

Series A in 2019
Brightseed, Inc. develops Forager, a plant discovery platform that engages in discovery of molecules in plants that are clinically beneficial for chronic disease management. The company's platform then incorporates them back into the food supply chain, by using machine learning algorithms to screen plant genes and finding the best sources for each indication. Brightseed, Inc. was formerly known as Minotaur Bio, Inc. The company was founded in 2017 and is based in San Francisco, California.

Brightseed

Series B in 2022
Brightseed, Inc. develops Forager, a plant discovery platform that engages in discovery of molecules in plants that are clinically beneficial for chronic disease management. The company's platform then incorporates them back into the food supply chain, by using machine learning algorithms to screen plant genes and finding the best sources for each indication. Brightseed, Inc. was formerly known as Minotaur Bio, Inc. The company was founded in 2017 and is based in San Francisco, California.

Swarm Engineering

Seed Round in 2021
SWARM enables devices to intelligently collaborate, optimizing processes automatically. It was founded in 2016 and is based in San Juan Capistrano, California.

SAFETRACES, Inc.

Series A in 2017
SafeTraces provides on-food traceability solutions that trace the product, not the package. Edible, invisible, odorless, tasteless, FDA approved barcodes are applied to fresh or processed foods, pharmaceuticals, and many other commodities. The barcodes carry complete traceability information across the supply chain. SafeTraces also has wide applicability in environmental monitoring, healthcare, and other industries.

Hazel Technologies

Series C in 2021
Hazel Technologies, Inc. designs and manufactures packaging inserts to reduce the spoilage of fruits and vegetables. It offers packaging inserts called sachets that are placed in boxes of the produce by growers at the time of harvest, extending the shelf-life of produce by slowing aging in produce and preventing fungus or decay. The company also provides agricultural and horticultural consulting services. Hazel Technologies, Inc. was founded in 2015 and is based in Chicago, Illinois with an additional location in Salinas, California.

Beyond Meat

Series E in 2015
Beyond Meat specializes in providing plant-based meat. The company aims to make a positively impact on four growing global issues such as human health, climate change, constraints on natural resources, and animal welfare. Its plant-based meats are made by combining expert innovation with simple, non-GMO ingredients. Beyond Meat's products offer greater or equal protein levels than their animal counterparts, no cholesterol, less saturated fat, and no antibiotics or hormones.

Terramera

Series B in 2019
Terramera is a leader in plant intelligence using green chemistry, machine learning and artificial intelligence technologies to develop and optimize safer, more effective plant-based replacements to synthetic chemical pesticides and fertilizers. Their mission is to use technology to unlock the power in nature, so they can live healthier, make clean food affordable and feed the world. Terramera is committed to cultivating safe, healthy homes and environments, and developing highly-effective natural products for consumers and farmers.

Terramera

Series B in 2020
Terramera is a leader in plant intelligence using green chemistry, machine learning and artificial intelligence technologies to develop and optimize safer, more effective plant-based replacements to synthetic chemical pesticides and fertilizers. Their mission is to use technology to unlock the power in nature, so they can live healthier, make clean food affordable and feed the world. Terramera is committed to cultivating safe, healthy homes and environments, and developing highly-effective natural products for consumers and farmers.

Growers Edge Financial

Series B in 2020
Growers Edge puts grower profits first by delivering grower income assurance through data-driven financial technology products, solutions, and tools for the agricultural sector. Empowering farmers to adopt new technologies to increase profitability, Growers Edge solves the financial gaps of farmers by changing how agricultural inputs and services are sold, allowing them to capture more value and improve profits. Led by a proven team of crop management leaders and backed by top agtech investors, the company is headquartered in Johnston, Iowa.

Kuli Kuli

Series B in 2019
Kuli Kuli produces nutritional moringa products in the United States. It offers moringa bars, moringa powders, green energy shots, herbal teas, and sampler packs. Kuli Kuli sells its products through retail stores, as well as online. Anne Tsuei, Jordan Moncharmont, Lisa Curtis, and Valerie Popelka founded Kuli Kuli on September 21, 2011, with its headquarters in Oakland in California.

NewLeaf Symbiotics

Series D in 2020
NewLeaf Symbiotics develops and commercializes the bacteria found in Pink Pigmented Facultative Methylotrophs. NewLeaf Symbiotics has also filed its own related patents and is actively developing new technologies related to PPFMs. The Company is engaged in laboratory, greenhouse, and field product trials and expects to commercialize and license products beginning in 2014.

Brightseed

Venture Round in 2020
Brightseed, Inc. develops Forager, a plant discovery platform that engages in discovery of molecules in plants that are clinically beneficial for chronic disease management. The company's platform then incorporates them back into the food supply chain, by using machine learning algorithms to screen plant genes and finding the best sources for each indication. Brightseed, Inc. was formerly known as Minotaur Bio, Inc. The company was founded in 2017 and is based in San Francisco, California.

Benson Hill

Series B in 2017
Benson Hill is a crop improvement company that unlocks the natural diversity of plants and empowers innovators with a revolutionary crop design platform to develop healthier and more sustainable food and ingredients. Benson Hill empowers innovators to develop more healthy, flavorful, and sustainable food by unlocking the natural genetic diversity of plants. Benson Hill’s CropOS™ platform combines machine learning and big data with breeding techniques and plant biology to drastically accelerate and simplify the product development process.

Ripple Foods

Series E in 2021
Ripple exists to make dairy-free as it should be: high in protein, low in sugar, loaded with nutrition and delicious. That’s where Ripple comes in. Ripple has 8x the protein of almond milk and half the sugar of dairy milk. It’s high in bioavailable calcium (50% more than milk), potassium and provides a good source of omega-3s. It’s lower in calories than milk and best of all, it has the creamy, delicious texture our dairy-free friends are missing. No more thin, chalky almond/ soy/ cashew milk.

Beyond Meat

Series D in 2014
Beyond Meat specializes in providing plant-based meat. The company aims to make a positively impact on four growing global issues such as human health, climate change, constraints on natural resources, and animal welfare. Its plant-based meats are made by combining expert innovation with simple, non-GMO ingredients. Beyond Meat's products offer greater or equal protein levels than their animal counterparts, no cholesterol, less saturated fat, and no antibiotics or hormones.

ShopWell

Series C in 2015
ShopWell Labs, Inc. develops a website and mobile application that provides personalized nutrition recommendations, allergy alerts, and ingredient analysis for various foods to consumers. The company was founded in 2008 and is based in San Carlos, California. ShopWell Labs, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Innit, Inc.

Apeel Sciences

Series B in 2016
Apeel Technology, Inc., doing business as Apeel Sciences, develops pre-and post-harvest products from natural plant extracts to protect food crops and keep produce fresher for farmers worldwide. Its portfolio of agricultural products includes Edipeel, a solution to protect food surfaces from the environment; and Invisipeel, a solution that protects against pre-harvest problems. Apeel Technology, Inc. was formerly known as aPEEL Technologies, Inc. The company was founded in 2012 and is based in Goleta, California.

Sentera, Inc.

Series A in 2018
Sentera is provides decision support and insights to growers, advisors, and enterprise customers. Our products use machine learning, modeling, and data sciences tools to gather data, organize it, and quickly turn it into insights that improve outcomes for growers, advisors, and retailers. We deliver the best insights from high-resolution drone imagery, satellites, field equipment, and other sensors, and combine it with advanced modeling and analytics tools at scale.

Once Upon a Farm

Convertible Note in 2020
Once Upon a Farm Kiddo Meals are processed using High Pressure Processing, which uses pressure instead of heat to kill off any potential harmful ingredients. This process also allows for a more nutrient dense food. Further, the brands that are currently on the shelves usually contain a large percentage of water, fillers, sugars and preservatives, which take away from the natural state of the food. This in turn takes away from optimal nutrition for babies, since optimal absorption of nutrients occurs when food is in its most natural state.

Maple Hill Creamery, LLC

Venture Round in 2015
Maple Hill Creamery is a farm-family owned dairy manufacturer founded in 2009, and is widely recognized as the preeminent leader in the emerging 100% grass-fed dairy category. They are the first dairy brand to receive the Pennsylvania Certified Organic 100% Grassfed Certification. Since day one, Maple Hill has stood by their conviction that 100% grass-fed organic dairy farming is better for everyone from cows to consumers. 100% grass-fed dairy farming produces the highest quality milk, supports the healthiest lifestyle for cows, improves the fertility of grazing land, and allows farmers to prosper.

Hi Fidelity Genetics

Convertible Note in 2020
Hi Fidelity Genetics LLC develops hardware and software for plant-breeding applications. It offers tools to measure and predict plant traits. The tools help for maintaining a sufficient supply of food as the world's population grows and its climate changes. The company is headquartered in Durham, North Carolina.

Project Well

Convertible Note in 2020
Project Well, Inc. delivers prepared meals, meal kits, produce boxes, and food gift cards online. It provides personalized food and nutrition solutions to Medicare advantage members with nutritionally chronic disease and at risk of food insecurity. The company was incorporated in 2019 and is based in Stamford, Connecticut.

Good Eggs

Series C in 2018
Online market that delivers good groceries to customers' homes throughout the bay area, seven days a week

Shenandoah Valley Organic

Venture Round in 2019
Farmer Focus is an organic chicken production company specializing in meat and chicken processing. Their mission is to provide the highest quality of Organic chicken that is humanely raised. Free from all growth hormones, pesticides, antibiotics and animal byproducts healthy and delicious. Farmer Focus sources all of its chicken through local farms located in the Shenandoah Valley, and uses it's sister company Shenandoah Processing to process and package all product.

Hazel Technologies

Series A in 2018
Hazel Technologies, Inc. designs and manufactures packaging inserts to reduce the spoilage of fruits and vegetables. It offers packaging inserts called sachets that are placed in boxes of the produce by growers at the time of harvest, extending the shelf-life of produce by slowing aging in produce and preventing fungus or decay. The company also provides agricultural and horticultural consulting services. Hazel Technologies, Inc. was founded in 2015 and is based in Chicago, Illinois with an additional location in Salinas, California.

Benson Hill

Series C in 2018
Benson Hill is a crop improvement company that unlocks the natural diversity of plants and empowers innovators with a revolutionary crop design platform to develop healthier and more sustainable food and ingredients. Benson Hill empowers innovators to develop more healthy, flavorful, and sustainable food by unlocking the natural genetic diversity of plants. Benson Hill’s CropOS™ platform combines machine learning and big data with breeding techniques and plant biology to drastically accelerate and simplify the product development process.

Apeel Sciences

Series C in 2018
Apeel Technology, Inc., doing business as Apeel Sciences, develops pre-and post-harvest products from natural plant extracts to protect food crops and keep produce fresher for farmers worldwide. Its portfolio of agricultural products includes Edipeel, a solution to protect food surfaces from the environment; and Invisipeel, a solution that protects against pre-harvest problems. Apeel Technology, Inc. was formerly known as aPEEL Technologies, Inc. The company was founded in 2012 and is based in Goleta, California.

Intelligent Growth Solutions

Convertible Note in 2020
Intelligent Growth Solutions Ltd develops and provides plug-and-play vertical farming technology to indoor farms for food production in any location. The company's product includes an indoor vertical farming demonstration facility with IOT-enabled power & comms platform which comprises patented electrical, electronic and mechanical technologies. Intelligent Growth Solutions Ltd was founded in 2013 and is based in Dundee, United Kingdom.

Greenlight Biosciences

Series D in 2017
GreenLight Biosciences, Inc., a biotechnology company, develops RNA-based solutions for agriculture and pharmaceutical applications. The company provides technology for the biological conversion of renewable substrates to valuable products. It offers Unconstrained Metabolism, a technology platform that delivers solutions for the production of chemicals and fuels from renewable resources. It also engages in developing mRNA-based vaccine candidates to potentially prevent individuals from contracting SARS-CoV-2. The company also provides research and analysis services. GreenLight Biosciences, Inc. was incorporated in 2008 and is based in Medford, Massachusetts. It has an additional location in North Carolina.

MycoTechnology

Series D in 2020
MycoTechnology utilizes fungi-based food-processing platforms to transform the flavor and value of agricultural products. The platform can be used to solve a variety of challenges faced by the food, beverage, and flavor industries. MycoTechnology has released ClearTaste, an all-natural, GMO-free, organic bitter blocker that is Kosher and Halal certified. ClearTaste improves the flavor of various agricultural products. MycoTechnology also engages in fermenting agricultural products with strains of gourmet fungi. The company offers myceliated chocolate as well as robusta and arabica coffee beans. It develops and licenses technology to the industry to naturally improve the flavor of robusta and arabica coffee. The company was incorporated in 2013 and is based in Aurora, Colorado.

MycoTechnology

Series B in 2017
MycoTechnology utilizes fungi-based food-processing platforms to transform the flavor and value of agricultural products. The platform can be used to solve a variety of challenges faced by the food, beverage, and flavor industries. MycoTechnology has released ClearTaste, an all-natural, GMO-free, organic bitter blocker that is Kosher and Halal certified. ClearTaste improves the flavor of various agricultural products. MycoTechnology also engages in fermenting agricultural products with strains of gourmet fungi. The company offers myceliated chocolate as well as robusta and arabica coffee beans. It develops and licenses technology to the industry to naturally improve the flavor of robusta and arabica coffee. The company was incorporated in 2013 and is based in Aurora, Colorado.

Arable

Series B in 2020
Arable Labs, Inc. manufactures and develops a solar-powered IoT (Internet of Things) device with advanced sensors to handle in-field crop monitoring. Its device enables farmers to digitize and optimize their decisions by providing data on how weather and other factors affect yield, quality, and harvest timing. The company also develops software tools that enable growers to collect and synthesize site-specific agricultural data. It serves agriculturalists, farmers, mid-size consultancies, universities, governments/NGOs, global food brands, agrichemical giants, insurers, lenders, and international communications firms. It sells its products online. The company was incorporated in 2014 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California with an additional office in Princeton, New Jersey.
Intelligent Growth Solutions Ltd develops and provides plug-and-play vertical farming technology to indoor farms for food production in any location. The company's product includes an indoor vertical farming demonstration facility with IOT-enabled power & comms platform which comprises patented electrical, electronic and mechanical technologies. Intelligent Growth Solutions Ltd was founded in 2013 and is based in Dundee, United Kingdom.

Midwestern Bioag

Venture Round in 2016
Midwestern Bioag is a biologically-based agricultural consulting company that provides a route to better farming through better soils. They show farmers how to create a tailored farm management plan that builds the capacity of the soil to provide a wide range of economic and environmental benefits for the farm. It was founded in 1982 and headquartered in Blue Mounds, Wisconsin.
Future Meat Technologies is a Jerusalem-based biotechnology company aiming to transform global meat production through distributive manufacturing of fat and muscle cells, increasing food safety and reducing ecological impact worldwide. They aim to turn the timeless vision of animal-free meat production into a reality. Their cutting edge cellular agriculture technology was developed by award-winning biologists and bioengineers and brought into reality by world-renowned innovative chefs at Jerusalem’s singular culinary scene.

Shiru

Seed Round in 2019
Shiru, Inc., a food technology company, develops and produces proteins. The company focuses on producing edible proteins to replace dairy products and eggs in the food industry. Shiru, Inc. was incorporated in 2019 and is based in Oakland, California.

Solarea Bio, Inc.

Series A in 2020
Solarea Bio, Inc., a biotech company, develops solutions for health disorders using bacteria and fungi native to healthy foods to create synergistic, anti-inflammatory microbial assemblages. It offers a platform using microbial discovery and genomics to rapidly deliver novel products to prevent the onset or progression of health problems associated to chronic inflammation. The company was incorporated in 2017 and is based in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

AgVoice

Convertible Note in 2019
AgVoice is a hands-free enabled, voice-interactive mobile technology for food and agriculture professionals to capture insights on the go. Users can improve productivity and workflow management, increase documentation accuracy, and gain valuable insights to optimize the use of resources in crop and animal production for a sustainability and environmental impact, by using proprietary analytics and processing of raw voice files including captured time stamps and location data. AgVoice is designed for use across the food and agriculture ecosystem, including livestock and crop production, agronomy, animal health and wellness, and machinery repair.

Terramera

Venture Round in 2016
Terramera is a leader in plant intelligence using green chemistry, machine learning and artificial intelligence technologies to develop and optimize safer, more effective plant-based replacements to synthetic chemical pesticides and fertilizers. Their mission is to use technology to unlock the power in nature, so they can live healthier, make clean food affordable and feed the world. Terramera is committed to cultivating safe, healthy homes and environments, and developing highly-effective natural products for consumers and farmers.

Future Meat Technologies Ltd.

Convertible Note in 2021
Future Meat Technologies is a Jerusalem-based biotechnology company aiming to transform global meat production through distributive manufacturing of fat and muscle cells, increasing food safety and reducing ecological impact worldwide. They aim to turn the timeless vision of animal-free meat production into a reality. Their cutting edge cellular agriculture technology was developed by award-winning biologists and bioengineers and brought into reality by world-renowned innovative chefs at Jerusalem’s singular culinary scene.

Kuli Kuli

Series A in 2017
Kuli Kuli produces nutritional moringa products in the United States. It offers moringa bars, moringa powders, green energy shots, herbal teas, and sampler packs. Kuli Kuli sells its products through retail stores, as well as online. Anne Tsuei, Jordan Moncharmont, Lisa Curtis, and Valerie Popelka founded Kuli Kuli on September 21, 2011, with its headquarters in Oakland in California.

Back to the Roots

Venture Round in 2020
Back to the Roots offers gardening kits to grow organic and gourmet mushrooms at homes. Founded in 2009 by Alejandro Velez and Nikhil Arora as a 100% sustainable urban mushroom farm, BTTR has transformed into a company focused on bringing sustainable grow-at-home products into households. Their Grow-at-Home Mushroom Garden is completely indoors and can grow up to 1lb of oyster mushrooms in as little as 10 days. They provide a simple, eco-friendly, and quick way to have fresh oyster mushrooms right in the kitchen.

MycoTechnology

Series A in 2015
MycoTechnology utilizes fungi-based food-processing platforms to transform the flavor and value of agricultural products. The platform can be used to solve a variety of challenges faced by the food, beverage, and flavor industries. MycoTechnology has released ClearTaste, an all-natural, GMO-free, organic bitter blocker that is Kosher and Halal certified. ClearTaste improves the flavor of various agricultural products. MycoTechnology also engages in fermenting agricultural products with strains of gourmet fungi. The company offers myceliated chocolate as well as robusta and arabica coffee beans. It develops and licenses technology to the industry to naturally improve the flavor of robusta and arabica coffee. The company was incorporated in 2013 and is based in Aurora, Colorado.

Atomo Coffee

Seed Round in 2020
Atomo Coffee is a developer of molecular coffee. Atomo has reversed engineered the coffee bean to create a smooth cup of coffee, made of naturally derived ingredients, and more sustainable than current commercial coffee.

Sentera, Inc.

Convertible Note in 2020
Sentera is provides decision support and insights to growers, advisors, and enterprise customers. Our products use machine learning, modeling, and data sciences tools to gather data, organize it, and quickly turn it into insights that improve outcomes for growers, advisors, and retailers. We deliver the best insights from high-resolution drone imagery, satellites, field equipment, and other sensors, and combine it with advanced modeling and analytics tools at scale.

Terramera

Venture Round in 2016
Terramera is a leader in plant intelligence using green chemistry, machine learning and artificial intelligence technologies to develop and optimize safer, more effective plant-based replacements to synthetic chemical pesticides and fertilizers. Their mission is to use technology to unlock the power in nature, so they can live healthier, make clean food affordable and feed the world. Terramera is committed to cultivating safe, healthy homes and environments, and developing highly-effective natural products for consumers and farmers.

Greenlight Biosciences

Venture Round in 2019
GreenLight Biosciences, Inc., a biotechnology company, develops RNA-based solutions for agriculture and pharmaceutical applications. The company provides technology for the biological conversion of renewable substrates to valuable products. It offers Unconstrained Metabolism, a technology platform that delivers solutions for the production of chemicals and fuels from renewable resources. It also engages in developing mRNA-based vaccine candidates to potentially prevent individuals from contracting SARS-CoV-2. The company also provides research and analysis services. GreenLight Biosciences, Inc. was incorporated in 2008 and is based in Medford, Massachusetts. It has an additional location in North Carolina.

MycoTechnology

Series C in 2019
MycoTechnology utilizes fungi-based food-processing platforms to transform the flavor and value of agricultural products. The platform can be used to solve a variety of challenges faced by the food, beverage, and flavor industries. MycoTechnology has released ClearTaste, an all-natural, GMO-free, organic bitter blocker that is Kosher and Halal certified. ClearTaste improves the flavor of various agricultural products. MycoTechnology also engages in fermenting agricultural products with strains of gourmet fungi. The company offers myceliated chocolate as well as robusta and arabica coffee beans. It develops and licenses technology to the industry to naturally improve the flavor of robusta and arabica coffee. The company was incorporated in 2013 and is based in Aurora, Colorado.

Good Eggs

Series B in 2016
Online market that delivers good groceries to customers' homes throughout the bay area, seven days a week

Benson Hill Biosystems

Series D in 2020
Benson Hill is a crop improvement company that unlocks the natural diversity of plants and empowers innovators with a revolutionary crop design platform to develop healthier and more sustainable food and ingredients. Benson Hill empowers innovators to develop more healthy, flavorful, and sustainable food by unlocking the natural genetic diversity of plants. Benson Hill’s CropOS™ platform combines machine learning and big data with breeding techniques and plant biology to drastically accelerate and simplify the product development process.

Once Upon a Farm

Series B in 2018
Once Upon a Farm Kiddo Meals are processed using High Pressure Processing, which uses pressure instead of heat to kill off any potential harmful ingredients. This process also allows for a more nutrient dense food. Further, the brands that are currently on the shelves usually contain a large percentage of water, fillers, sugars and preservatives, which take away from the natural state of the food. This in turn takes away from optimal nutrition for babies, since optimal absorption of nutrients occurs when food is in its most natural state.