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From the New York Times’ dive into the proliferation of delivery startups to big funding announcements in the agtech and restaurant food ordering spaces, these are last week’s top food tech news stories. Like what you read? Feast your eyes on the full roundup here. Or better yet, sign up for our newsletter and get the latest and greatest in food tech delivered to your inbox every week.
We’re excited to announce our partnership with AgFunder to launch a monthly AgTech Funding Roundup. July saw $2.4b in ag and agtech funding, 4 new funds launched worth a total of $198m, and several grants were announced worth $10.2b combined.
We’ve curated a list of all the food, health and ag panel proposals for SXSWi 2015. From insect eating to designing for food deserts, check all 49 of them out and vote for your favorites by Sept. 5th.
Check out our Google+ Hangout with the team behind the ordering app and rewards program that empowers consumers to “right size” their portions.
Investors wonder if this is 2000 all over again, or if the new breed of delivery startups can succeed where the last crop so famously failed.
Hampton Creek is supplying its line of egg-free cookies to Compass Group business lines including Bon Appetit Management Co., Wolfgang Puck, Morrison and more.
The round was sed by Steve Cases’s Revolution Ventures and Tim O’Shaughnessy, the co-founder of LivingSocial. The startup will use the funds to expand significantly.
The round was led by OpenAir Equity Partners.
The connected device tracks the nutrients you drink, and this round allows its maker to continue building its team.