Powerplant Ventures closes $42 million fund to back “plant-centric” food and tech startups

Lora Kolodny posted: "In recent years, venture capital has poured into food companies, from meal kit and grocery delivery services to the makers of environmentally sustainable, or health-promoting food products.

Now, investors and entrepreneurs from tech, food and the restaur"

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Powerplant Ventures closes $42 million fund to back “plant-centric” food and tech startups

by Lora Kolodny

In recent years, venture capital has poured into food companies, from meal kit and grocery delivery services to the makers of environmentally sustainable, or health-promoting food products. Now, investors and entrepreneurs from tech, food and the restaurant industry have launched a firm, and closed a $42 million debut fund called Powerplant Ventures, to invest specifically […]

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Lora Kolodny | August 3, 2016 at 8:39 am | Tags: Powerplant Ventures, Powerplant VC, Mark Rampolla, ZICO, Veggie Grill, Kevin Boylan, TK Pillan, Dan Beldy, venture capital, venture firm, food tech investor, CPG investor, vegetarian, vegan, food startups | Categories: Food, Fundings & Exits, GreenTech, Startups, TC, Venture Capital | URL: http://wp.me/p1FaB8-5IEu

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