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Ripple Foods Grows With $60 Million Round

BERKELEY — Ripple Foods, a maker of plant-based dairy products made from peas, announced a $60 million Series E funding round led by Rage Capital, Ajax Strategies, and S2G Ventures,  as well as additional key investors including OurCrowd, GV, Prelude Ventures, Euclidean, Fall Line Capital, and Tao Capital Partners. It’s no secret that the plant-based food category […]

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Iron Ox Closes $53 Million Series C

SAN CARLOS — Iron Ox announced that it has closed a $53 million “Series C” funding round, led by new investor Breakthrough Energy Ventures. Iron Ox, which launched autonomous farming in 2018, grows produce in proprietary greenhouses designed from the ground up to mitigate the environmental impacts of agriculture — a data-driven approach backed by plant […]

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Plug and Play Selects 153 Startups for Winter Batch

SUNNYVALE — Plug and Play has chosen 153 startups to join their Winter 2021 Batches. These companies will participate in one of the following programs that will run through November: Energy, Enterprise Tech, Fintech, Health, Insurtech, Internet of Things, Mobility, Real Estate & Construction, and Travel & Hospitality. The participating startups will be fully immersed in Plug and Play’s global network of over 30,000 startups, 500 industry-leading […]

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World’s Top 51-100 Restaurants

The World’s 50 Best Restaurants has revealed its list of top restaurants that didn’t make the top 50. These restaurants ranked from 51st to 100th ahead of the annual awards ceremony, taking place on Tuesday 5th October 2021 in Antwerp, Belgium. The annual list is created by a voting panel comprising over 1,000 independent authorities in the world of gastronomy, […]

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Roku Launches New 4K Streaming Sticks

SAN JOSE — Roku has introduced the all-new Roku Streaming Stick 4K (priced at $49.99), offering 4K streaming in a portable stick and the Roku Streaming Stick 4K+ (priced at $69.99), which features the Roku Voice Remote Pro for users looking to upgrade their streaming experience with a rechargeable, hands-free voice remote. The company also […]

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PayPal Rolls Out New App

SAN JOSE — PayPal is rolling out a new app to customers on Android and iOS. The all-in-one, personalized app will introduce new features including PayPal Savings, a new high yield savings account provided by Synchrony Bank, alongside new in-app shopping tools that will enable customers to earn rewards redeemable for cash back or PayPal […]

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Fauna Bio Raises $9 Million Seed Round

EMERYVILLE — Fauna Bio, a biotechnology company leveraging animal genomics to improve human health, has raised $9 million in Seed funding led by LifeForce Capital, with participation from True Ventures, Boom Capital, Pacific 8 Ventures, BioMed Ventures, Vibe Capital and Arcadia Science. Fauna Bio said it will use the new funds to expand its drug discovery platform Convergence […]

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Alpha Medical Lands $24 Million Series B

PALO ALTO — Alpha Medical has completed a $24 million oversubscribed series B round to help seal its leadership position in women’s virtual primary care. Alpha allows women to take control of their healthcare by providing the highest quality medical care in a convenient and affordable online process. Investors in this round include SpringRock Ventures, Margo Georgiadis, […]