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Biomilq Raises $3.5 Million in Seed Round to Make Cultured Breast Milk

Jun 17, 2020
Biomilq announced today that the startup raised $3.5 million in their seed funding round. Based in Durham, North Carolina, Biomilq’s funding round was led by Breakthrough Energy Ventures, an investment fund established by Bill Gates to support innovation fighting climate change. Other investors in the round include Blue Horizon Ventures, Purple Orange Ventures, and Shazi Visram, the founder of Happy Family Brands and HealthyNest.
 
Founded by Leila Strickland and Michelle Egger,...
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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.

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October 2018: The Month in Review

Nov 05, 2018

October was a strong start to the fourth quarter for cellular agriculture. Cellular agriculture (‘cell ag’) is the field of growing animal products (like meat and leather) from cell cultures instead of animals, and it offers an alternative and sustainable way to produce animal products. Without requiring animals. From new investments to the first joint-regulatory meeting in the US, this article will take a look at some of the key events during the month of...

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Cellular Aquaculture Company BlueNalu To Change Seafood

Jun 20, 2018

This article was originally published in June 2018. Last updated in September 2018.

This week, BlueNalu announced that they raised $4.5 million to complete their seed round of funding. Based in San Diego, California, BlueNalu is a new startup that uses cellular agriculture to grow cultured meat. Cellular agriculture is the process of growing animal products, like meat, from cells instead of raising animals for the same products. Compared to the present...

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