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BlueNalu Raises $20M in Funding to Make Cell-Based Fish

Mar 01, 2020

Last week, BlueNalu announced that they raised a massive $20 million in their Series A funding round. Based in San Diego, California, BlueNalu uses cellular agriculture to grow cell-based seafood. Cellular agriculture is the field of producing animal products, like fish meat, directly from cells and eliminates the need to use any marine life to produce our seafood. The field offers a sustainable way to support the global demand for seafood...

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January 2020: The Month in Review

Feb 17, 2020

After a remarkable end to the year 2019, this January showed that 2020 will continue cellular agriculture’s momentum into the new year. Cellular agriculture is the field of producing animal products, like meat and milk, directly from cell cultures instead of raising animals for the same products. Compared to conventional livestock agriculture, cellular agriculture provides a more sustainable way to produce animal products to meet the growing demand for animal...

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Memphis Meats Raises $161 Million to Make Cell-Based Meat

Jan 30, 2020

Memphis Meats' cell-based meatball

Last week, Memphis Meats announced that they raised an enormous $161 million in their Series B funding round. Founded in 2015, Memphis Meats is one of the first startups to use cellular agriculture to produce cell-based meat. Cellular agriculture is the field of producing animal products, like meat, directly from cell cultures instead of raising animals for the same products. By growing animal cells that directly...

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December 2019: The Month in Review

Jan 13, 2020

December marks the end of a remarkable year for the entire cellular agriculture industry. Cellular agriculture (cell ag) is the field of producing animal products, like meat or dairy products, from cell cultures directly instead of raising animals for the same products. Compared to conventional livestock agriculture, cell ag provides a more sustainable way to produce animal products to meet the growing demand for animal products. Without requiring animals.

In a year full...

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November 2019: The Month in Review

Dec 21, 2019

 

Following an incredible October, November continued a strong end to 2019 for cellular agriculture. Cellular agriculture (cell ag) is the field of producing animal products, like meat or dairy, directly from cell cultures instead of raising animals for the same products. Compared to conventional livestock agriculture, cell ag provides a more sustainable and environmentally-friendly way to produce animal products to meet the growing demand for animal products....

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Perfect Day Raises $140M to make Animal-Free Milk Proteins

Dec 15, 2019

Perfect Day announced that they raised an enormous $140 million in their Series C funding round. Based in Berkeley, Perfect Day is a startup that uses cellular agriculture to produce animal-free dairy proteins. By designing flora to produce the same dairy proteins found in milk from a cow, Perfect Day can make the same milk. Without the cow.

Perfect Day’s Series C round was led by the Temasek. The round also included substantial investment from...

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Bond Pet Completes Seed Funding to Change Pet Food

Dec 07, 2019

Last week, Bond Pets announced that they raised $1.2 million in their seed round of funding. Based in Boulder, Colorado, Bond Pets’ round of funding was led by Lever VC, a venture capital firm focused on the future of sustainable protein. Other investors in the round include Agronomics, KBW Ventures, Plug and Play Ventures, and Andante Asset Management.

Founded by Rich Kelleman and Pernilla Audibert, Bond Pets is a pet food startup that uses cellular...

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October 2019: The Month in Review

Nov 19, 2019

Following a third quarter that featured the first animal-free dairy ice cream and the establishment of the first cell-based meat coalition, October marked a strong start to the fourth quarter for cellular agriculture. Cellular agriculture (cell ag) is the field of producing animal products, like meat or dairy products, from cell cultures directly instead of raising animals for the same products. Compared to conventional livestock agriculture, cell ag provides a...

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September 2019: The Month in Review

Oct 30, 2019

Following all the developments in this July and August, September marked a strong end to the third quarter for cellular agriculture. Cellular agriculture (cell ag) is the field of producing animal products, like meat or dairy products, from cell cultures directly instead of raising animals for the same products. Compared to conventional livestock agriculture, cell ag provides a more sustainable and environmentally-friendly way to produce animal products...

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Geltor Partners to Bring Animal-Free Collagen to Food

Oct 20, 2019

Last week, Geltor announced a partnership with collagen company GELITA. Based in San Leandro, California, Geltor uses cellular agriculture to grow animal-free collagen protein. Traditionally, collagen is sourced from bones and skin of livestock animals or fish, and Geltor’s collagen via cellular agriculture offers an alternative and sustainable way to get the same product. Without requiring animals.

GELITA is a leading global collagen protein company. On...

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