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How Plated Used Data to Raise Its $5M Series A
Plated co-founder and co-CEO Nick Taranto talks to us about the meal box startup’s recent fundraising strategy and plans for growth [Video].
Online Takeout Giant Delivery Hero Snaps Up $88M Series E, Insight Venture Partners Joins As Lead Investor – TechCrunch
The Series E funding, led by new investor Insight Venture Partners, will take the total funding for Delivery Hero close to $200 million raised since first opening for business in 2010.
Tech Companies try to Build a Smarter Farming Industry on Mainland China – South China Morning Post
Growing public despair over a never-ending parade of food scandals – plus an eye for a commercial opportunity – has prompted successful businesses to get into agriculture.
101 Organizations to Watch in 2014 – Food Tank
Food Tank has compiled a list of 101 organizations creating a better food system. We are honored to have made the list.
Exclusive: Inside McDonald’s Quest For Sustainable Beef –Greenbiz
Greenbiz’s Joel Makower does a 3-part series on McDonald’s announcement that it will begin purchasing verified sustainable beef in 2016.
Clean-Tech Investors Venture Into Sustainability – Guardian
NGEN Partners and other venture-capital firms are switching from clean energy technology to health and sustainability.