New in Funding: Bolt Raises €628M, Foxtrot’s $100M Series C, $19M To Scale Vertical Farming

New in Funding: Bolt Raises €628M, Foxtrot’s $100M Series C, $19M To Scale Vertical Farming

By
Nicola Spalding
January 14, 2022

🚲 Estonian mobility company Bolt raised €628M at a valuation of €7.4 billion to expand to new geographies and build more ‘dark stores’ to support its 15-minute grocery delivery service, Bolt Market.

🍄 Californian biomaterial startup MycoWorks secured $125M Series C funding to scale production of its environmentally-friendly leather, made from fungi

🛒 Chicago-based Foxtrot closed $100M Series C funding and is “reimagining the corner convenience store” to include five-minute pickup, speedy and on-demand delivery and its Foxtrot Anywhere nationwide shipping tool.

Foxtrot

🇨🇳 Chinese plant-based startup Starfield Food Science & Technology secured $100M Series B funding, marking China’s largest funding round for an alternative startup to date. It will use the funds to boost its production capacity and R&D capabilities.

🐟 Indonesia’s eFishery raised $90M Series C funding, which it claims is the largest-ever round for an aquaculture startup. It provides feeding devices, software and financing for fish and shrimp farmers and will use the funds to scale up its platform.

🥓 US-based meat snack maker Stryve Foods, Inc. closed $35M private offering to support its near-term growth plans and expand its manufacturing capacity.

Stryve Foods

🚜 Environmental Defense Fund and online agriculture marketplace Farmers Business Network have joined forces to launch a $25M pilot fund to support regenerative agriculture and reward growers who use sustainable farming practices.

🥬 Swedish vertical farming startup Ljusgårda raised $19M to scale its operations and support its mission to become the biggest indoor farming company in Europe. It currently grows lettuce vertically in a 7,000 square metre facility, but capacity is set to almost quadruple.

💸 Anna and Erik at Trellis Road raised an $18M micro fund from fellow startup founders and operators to continue investing across the future of food. They’ve already supported game-changing startups such as QOA and Hier Foods

Trellis Road

🧫 South Korea’s E Green Global raised $15M Series B funding and is the first company to use cellular agriculture to enable “lab-to-farm” commercial seed potato production.

🍴 Barcelona-based Last.app secured €2.2M for its software which simplifies hospitality operations, making restaurants and dark kitchens easier to manage.

☕️ Dutch startup PectCof closed €2M to scale up its food waste-fighting novel food ingredient, Dutch Gum, which is made from coffee pulp and can be used as an emulsifier, stabilizer and texturizer

🥛 Beijing-based alternative dairy company Marvelous Foods raised $1.2M in a round led by Lever VC and New Climate Ventures. It plans to expand its portfolio and sales channels with the new funds.

🥘 British tempeh producer Tiba Tempeh secured £500,000 seed funding in a round led by Lever VC to expand its operations and “make tempeh mainstream in the UK”.


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🚲 Estonian mobility company Bolt raised €628M at a valuation of €7.4 billion to expand to new geographies and build more ‘dark stores’ to support its 15-minute grocery delivery service, Bolt Market.

🍄 Californian biomaterial startup MycoWorks secured $125M Series C funding to scale production of its environmentally-friendly leather, made from fungi

🛒 Chicago-based Foxtrot closed $100M Series C funding and is “reimagining the corner convenience store” to include five-minute pickup, speedy and on-demand delivery and its Foxtrot Anywhere nationwide shipping tool.

Foxtrot

🇨🇳 Chinese plant-based startup Starfield Food Science & Technology secured $100M Series B funding, marking China’s largest funding round for an alternative startup to date. It will use the funds to boost its production capacity and R&D capabilities.

🐟 Indonesia’s eFishery raised $90M Series C funding, which it claims is the largest-ever round for an aquaculture startup. It provides feeding devices, software and financing for fish and shrimp farmers and will use the funds to scale up its platform.

🥓 US-based meat snack maker Stryve Foods, Inc. closed $35M private offering to support its near-term growth plans and expand its manufacturing capacity.

Stryve Foods

🚜 Environmental Defense Fund and online agriculture marketplace Farmers Business Network have joined forces to launch a $25M pilot fund to support regenerative agriculture and reward growers who use sustainable farming practices.

🥬 Swedish vertical farming startup Ljusgårda raised $19M to scale its operations and support its mission to become the biggest indoor farming company in Europe. It currently grows lettuce vertically in a 7,000 square metre facility, but capacity is set to almost quadruple.

💸 Anna and Erik at Trellis Road raised an $18M micro fund from fellow startup founders and operators to continue investing across the future of food. They’ve already supported game-changing startups such as QOA and Hier Foods

Trellis Road

🧫 South Korea’s E Green Global raised $15M Series B funding and is the first company to use cellular agriculture to enable “lab-to-farm” commercial seed potato production.

🍴 Barcelona-based Last.app secured €2.2M for its software which simplifies hospitality operations, making restaurants and dark kitchens easier to manage.

☕️ Dutch startup PectCof closed €2M to scale up its food waste-fighting novel food ingredient, Dutch Gum, which is made from coffee pulp and can be used as an emulsifier, stabilizer and texturizer

🥛 Beijing-based alternative dairy company Marvelous Foods raised $1.2M in a round led by Lever VC and New Climate Ventures. It plans to expand its portfolio and sales channels with the new funds.

🥘 British tempeh producer Tiba Tempeh secured £500,000 seed funding in a round led by Lever VC to expand its operations and “make tempeh mainstream in the UK”.


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🚲 Estonian mobility company Bolt raised €628M at a valuation of €7.4 billion to expand to new geographies and build more ‘dark stores’ to support its 15-minute grocery delivery service, Bolt Market.

🍄 Californian biomaterial startup MycoWorks secured $125M Series C funding to scale production of its environmentally-friendly leather, made from fungi

🛒 Chicago-based Foxtrot closed $100M Series C funding and is “reimagining the corner convenience store” to include five-minute pickup, speedy and on-demand delivery and its Foxtrot Anywhere nationwide shipping tool.

Foxtrot

🇨🇳 Chinese plant-based startup Starfield Food Science & Technology secured $100M Series B funding, marking China’s largest funding round for an alternative startup to date. It will use the funds to boost its production capacity and R&D capabilities.

🐟 Indonesia’s eFishery raised $90M Series C funding, which it claims is the largest-ever round for an aquaculture startup. It provides feeding devices, software and financing for fish and shrimp farmers and will use the funds to scale up its platform.

🥓 US-based meat snack maker Stryve Foods, Inc. closed $35M private offering to support its near-term growth plans and expand its manufacturing capacity.

Stryve Foods

🚜 Environmental Defense Fund and online agriculture marketplace Farmers Business Network have joined forces to launch a $25M pilot fund to support regenerative agriculture and reward growers who use sustainable farming practices.

🥬 Swedish vertical farming startup Ljusgårda raised $19M to scale its operations and support its mission to become the biggest indoor farming company in Europe. It currently grows lettuce vertically in a 7,000 square metre facility, but capacity is set to almost quadruple.

💸 Anna and Erik at Trellis Road raised an $18M micro fund from fellow startup founders and operators to continue investing across the future of food. They’ve already supported game-changing startups such as QOA and Hier Foods

Trellis Road

🧫 South Korea’s E Green Global raised $15M Series B funding and is the first company to use cellular agriculture to enable “lab-to-farm” commercial seed potato production.

🍴 Barcelona-based Last.app secured €2.2M for its software which simplifies hospitality operations, making restaurants and dark kitchens easier to manage.

☕️ Dutch startup PectCof closed €2M to scale up its food waste-fighting novel food ingredient, Dutch Gum, which is made from coffee pulp and can be used as an emulsifier, stabilizer and texturizer

🥛 Beijing-based alternative dairy company Marvelous Foods raised $1.2M in a round led by Lever VC and New Climate Ventures. It plans to expand its portfolio and sales channels with the new funds.

🥘 British tempeh producer Tiba Tempeh secured £500,000 seed funding in a round led by Lever VC to expand its operations and “make tempeh mainstream in the UK”.


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🚲 Estonian mobility company Bolt raised €628M at a valuation of €7.4 billion to expand to new geographies and build more ‘dark stores’ to support its 15-minute grocery delivery service, Bolt Market.

🍄 Californian biomaterial startup MycoWorks secured $125M Series C funding to scale production of its environmentally-friendly leather, made from fungi

🛒 Chicago-based Foxtrot closed $100M Series C funding and is “reimagining the corner convenience store” to include five-minute pickup, speedy and on-demand delivery and its Foxtrot Anywhere nationwide shipping tool.

Foxtrot

🇨🇳 Chinese plant-based startup Starfield Food Science & Technology secured $100M Series B funding, marking China’s largest funding round for an alternative startup to date. It will use the funds to boost its production capacity and R&D capabilities.

🐟 Indonesia’s eFishery raised $90M Series C funding, which it claims is the largest-ever round for an aquaculture startup. It provides feeding devices, software and financing for fish and shrimp farmers and will use the funds to scale up its platform.

🥓 US-based meat snack maker Stryve Foods, Inc. closed $35M private offering to support its near-term growth plans and expand its manufacturing capacity.

Stryve Foods

🚜 Environmental Defense Fund and online agriculture marketplace Farmers Business Network have joined forces to launch a $25M pilot fund to support regenerative agriculture and reward growers who use sustainable farming practices.

🥬 Swedish vertical farming startup Ljusgårda raised $19M to scale its operations and support its mission to become the biggest indoor farming company in Europe. It currently grows lettuce vertically in a 7,000 square metre facility, but capacity is set to almost quadruple.

💸 Anna and Erik at Trellis Road raised an $18M micro fund from fellow startup founders and operators to continue investing across the future of food. They’ve already supported game-changing startups such as QOA and Hier Foods

Trellis Road

🧫 South Korea’s E Green Global raised $15M Series B funding and is the first company to use cellular agriculture to enable “lab-to-farm” commercial seed potato production.

🍴 Barcelona-based Last.app secured €2.2M for its software which simplifies hospitality operations, making restaurants and dark kitchens easier to manage.

☕️ Dutch startup PectCof closed €2M to scale up its food waste-fighting novel food ingredient, Dutch Gum, which is made from coffee pulp and can be used as an emulsifier, stabilizer and texturizer

🥛 Beijing-based alternative dairy company Marvelous Foods raised $1.2M in a round led by Lever VC and New Climate Ventures. It plans to expand its portfolio and sales channels with the new funds.

🥘 British tempeh producer Tiba Tempeh secured £500,000 seed funding in a round led by Lever VC to expand its operations and “make tempeh mainstream in the UK”.


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