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This Hedge Fund Billionaire Is Leading a Climate Revolution

This Hedge Fund Billionaire Is Leading a Climate Revolution

Christopher Hohn, a billionaire hedge fund manager, has warned against companies that are not doing their part to address climate change. Hohn is the founder of TCI Fund Management. The Fund manages more than $28...
Climate Change Is Why Jeff Bezos Spends All His Money on Space

Climate Change Is Why Jeff Bezos Spends All His Money on Space

Tech entrepreneur and founder of Amazon.com Jeff Bezos is investing billions in the development of aerospace technologies through his private company Blue Origin. Bezos believes space travel is a potential solution to climate change, human...
There’s a Giant New VC Fund Investing in Vegan Companies

There’s a Giant New VC Fund Investing in Vegan Companies

Giant new venture capital firm Big Idea Ventures (BIV) is investing in vegan companies. Backed by meat giant Tyson and the Singapore government's VC arm Temasek, the hybrid venture firm has both a VC arm...
Billionaire Jay-Z Just Invested in Another Vegan Brand

Billionaire Jay-Z Just Invested in Another Vegan Brand

Among his investments in art, tech companies, and real estate, Jay-Z is an investor of vegan food. The American rapper, who was recently named hip-hop's first billionaire, has just invested in another vegan brand. Vegan...
Beyond Meat’s IPO Makes Jessica Chastain Feel ‘Hopeful’ About the Future

Beyond Meat’s IPO Makes Jessica Chastain Feel ‘Hopeful’ About the Future

Investing in Beyond Meat makes vegan actor Jessica Chastain hopeful for the future. The American actor and producer -- who stars in the upcoming Marvel film "Dark Phoenix" and "It: Chapter 2" -- recently invested in...
Vegan Food Companies Raised $16 Billion In 10 Years

Vegan Food Companies Raised $16 Billion In 10 Years

Vegan food is more popular than ever and investors are paying attention. Since 2009, more than $16 billion has been invested into plant-based meat, egg, and dairy companies in the U.S. alone. Following the news...
Vegan Pet Food Wins $550,000 on ‘Shark Tank’

Vegan Pet Food Wins $550,000 on ‘Shark Tank’

Vegan pet food brand Wild Earth secured a $550,000 investment from Mark Cuban on tonight's "Shark Tank" appearance. The Dallas Mavericks owner who stars in the ABC hit show where companies pitch a team of...
Leonardo DiCaprio’s Vegan Hippeas Snack Brand Raises $8 Million to Make More Snacks From Chickpeas

Leonardo DiCaprio’s Vegan Chickpea Snack Brand Raises $8 Million

Certified organic vegan puffed chickpea brand Hippeas has closed an $8 million fundraising round. The brand - which shot to fame after Academy Award-winning actor and environmentalist Leonardo DiCaprio gave it his backing with an investment...
New $100 Million Protein Investment Fund to Focus on Vegan and Clean Meat

New $100 Million Protein Investment Fund to Focus on Vegan and Clean Meat

A new $100 million investment fund will focus on vegan and clean meat to better cater for the rising number of people on a plant-based diet and to disrupt the meat and dairy industries. Called...
Tech Company Raises $4.2M to Make Vegan Pudding Out of Chickpeas

Tech Company Raises $4.2M to Make Vegan Pudding Out of Chickpeas

Israeli food tech company InnovoPro has become the first in the world to create 70 percent chickpea protein concentrate. The business raised $4.25 million to make vegan pudding and other products out of chickpeas. Bolstered by...
Canada’s Prairie Provinces Want ‘Total World Domination’ on Vegan Pea Protein Producers

Canadian Prairies Want ‘World Domination’ Over Vegan Protein Market

Updated July 1, 2019. Canada's federal government and entrepreneurs want to see the three prairie provinces - Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Manitoba - achieve "world domination" over the vegan protein market through the Protein Industries...
Canadian Government Invests $150 Million in development for Vegan 'Protein Industries Supercluster'

Canadian Government Invests $150 Million in Vegan Protein Development

The Canadian government is showing its support for vegan protein once again by signing on to a nearly $153 million investment in the Prairie-based Protein Industries Canada Supercluster. Protein Industries Canada is a nonprofit value...

New Zealand Meat Companies Praised for Entering Vegan Market

New Zealand meat companies are being praised for entering the vegan market and investing in plant-based options, Newstalk ZB reports. The praise follows the announcement that Dunedin's Craft Meat Company launched no-meat mince, targeted at omnivores...

New Zealand Investors Launch Vegan-Friendly Fund Due to Animal Welfare Concerns

In a world where conscious consumers trying to better align their actions and their values, an investment company has updated its terms to help customers invest ethically, with a new vegan-friendly policy. Pathfinder Asset Management is the leading...
VBites Founder Heather Mills Invests in Vegan Meat Startup LoveSeitan

VBites Founder Heather Mills Invests in Vegan Meat Startup LoveSeitan

VBites Ventures, the investment branch of Heather Mills’ UK-based food company VBites, just announced its third investment partner. The venture company is now invested in a vegan meat brand it calls “the king of...
UK's Vegan One Planet Pizza to Expand Throughout Europe

UK’s Vegan One Planet Pizza to Expand Throughout Europe

One Planet Pizza, the UK's first and fastest growing frozen vegan pizza brand, plans to expand across Europe after securing a £25,000 investment. The Norfolk-based pizza company, founded by father and son duo Mike and Joe Hill...

Vegan Meal Kit Company Purple Carrot Receives $4 Million Investment

Plant-based meal kit delivery service, Purple Carrot, has received a $4 million equity investment from global fruit and vegetable producer Fresh Del Monte Produce Inc. According to the press release, the investment will allow the vegan company...
Vegan ‘Butchers’ to Feature in Upcoming 'Dragons’ Den' Series

Vegan ‘Butchers’ to Feature in Upcoming ‘Dragons’ Den’ Series

Vegan butcher shop, The Very Good Butchers, is set to appear on CBC’s "Dragons’ Den", news publication CHEK News reported. According to the publication, The Very Good Butchers has recently returned from Toronto where...
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Plant-Based Impossible Foods Raises $114 Million to Expand Vegan Food to International Markets

Impossible Foods, creators of the vegan Impossible Burger, just announced a $114 million convertible note investment in preparation for a global expansion. The plant-based burger is currently only available in select US restaurants and...

UK Restaurant Supplier to Double Vegan Options Following £2.7 Million Funding

UK based company, Little & Cull, who supply to many restaurants and hotels across the country, is doubling its vegan range. The company received a £2.7 million funding package from one of the UK's biggest...

Goldman Sachs Invest in Vegan Pea Milk Brand, Ripple

Ripple Foods is an expert in the world of peas, yellow peas to be exact, and the production of pea milk specifically is their speciality. Their aim is to aid the vegan movement and...