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From Dinner Lab’s innovative fundraising plans to Amazon launching restaurant food delivery, these are last week’s top food tech news and innovation stories. Like what you read? Feast your eyes on the full roundup here. Or better yet, sign up for Food+Tech Bytes and get the latest and greatest in food tech delivered to your inbox every week.
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Food Tech deal activity was robust in October with 8 acquisitions and 12 financings, as the sector reported an influx of $32.3 million.
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The grocery delivery service is raising a massive Series C and sources indicate that Kleiner Perkins is leading the round. The latest valuation is quadruple the $400M valuation of its Series B financing from June.
Amazon has launched it’s new Takeout & Delivery service in Seattle.
The startup is allowing its members to invest in Dinner Lab through a Private Placement offering.
Indoor farming might help feed millions, or at least make millions.
Niche, a platform that helps brands find social media influencers, highlights five top food-based marketing Instagrammers.