New in Funding: from 15min grocery delivery to plant-based whole egg replacement

New in Funding: from 15min grocery delivery to plant-based whole egg replacement

By
Nicola Spalding
March 19, 2021

📦US-based ethnic e-grocer Weee! secured $315M series D funding to accelerate its geographic expansion. Its offering includes fresh produce, meat and seafood alongside a range of ethnic ingredients used in Asian and Hispanic cuisines. 

🗑Shelf Engine raised $41M series B financing for its intelligent forecasting and order automation technology designed to reduce grocery industry food waste.

🧫Israeli startup MeaTech 3D Ltd has become the first cell-based meat firm listed on Wall Street, raising $22M through its IPO on Nasdaq to fund commercialisation of its lab-grown meat.

Source: MeaTech


🥕 Stor.ai raised $21M in an extended Series A round of funding for its software which allows grocers of any size to provide their own online shopping services, at a time when funding is pouring into digital grocery-related startups all over the world.

🚜 Monarch Tractor closed $20M series A funding for its autonomous tractors which provide real-time alerts of what is happening in fields, saving farmers both time and resources.

🛍 New York-based 15 minute grocery delivery service Fridge No More secured $15.4M to expand its operations and potentially transform the way consumers buy their groceries, in what is predicted to become a fiercely competitive space.

🥬 Vertical farming firm Eden Green Technology raised $12M and has broken ground on its latest greenhouse, located next to its R&D center, which will produce around 500 tons of leafy greens every year.

📱 Swiss agtech startup farmer connect closed €9M series A funding following significant growth of its software, which helps smallholder farmers connect digitally to the agriculture supply chain using AI and blockchain technology, through 2020.

🐄 British carbon dioxide recycling company Deep Branch raised €8M series A financing for its CO2-to-protein technology, which creates protein from waste carbon dioxide to revolutionise the carbon impact and sustainability of animal farming.

🚲 URB-E secured $5M series A funding for its compact container delivery network, designed to replace cars with bikes to reduce city pollution levels, as each of its trailers can replace one typical, petrol-powered delivery van.

🍄 Israeli startup Ilsar Truffles raised $5M to commercialise its cultivated rare and expensive black winter truffles, capitalising on the dearth of supply brought around by a multitude of environmental factors.

🖥 Dubai-based tech startup Grubtech secured $3.4M pre-series A funding for its cloud-based software platform which simplifies operations for ghost kitchens and delivery-only restaurant concepts.

🥦 US-based Babylon Micro-Farms closed $3M seed financing to fund nationwide expansion of its cloud-based, plug & play hydroponics system for indoor farms.

🚴‍♀️New super speedy grocery delivery startup Jiffy raised £2.6M seed funding for its hyperlocal stores which offer 15-minute delivery with no minimum order value, perfectly suited to big cities.

🐖British startup Breedr raised £2.2M for its technology, which is the world’s first digital exchange for livestock, designed to tackle agricultural farming efficiency issues so consumers can enjoy more environmentally friendly, better quality meat.

🧪 Swiss cultivated meat startup Mirai Foods closed an additional €1.8M seed funding, bringing its total to €3.7M, to grow its headcount, bolster its lab and build a pilot production lab for its cell-based meat products.

Source: Unsplash


🍛 Meallogix raised $1.7M pre-Series A funding for its software platform which manages the admin associated with running a meal kit or meal prep company, bolstered by the growth in these sectors through the pandemic.

🌱 Copenhagen-based agtech startup Nordetect secured €1.2M to further develop its technology which helps growers optimise their soil and nutrient chemistry for sustainable production.

🍳 Singaporean plant-based startup Float Foods has received an undisclosed grant from the Temasek Foundation to commercialise OnlyEg, its plant-based whole egg replacement.

Mergers & Acquisitions:

  • 🛒 London-based rapid grocery delivery startup Dija has acquired Cambridge delivery service Genie as part of its plans to expand its 10-minute delivery operations around the UK. 
  • 🏃‍♂️RoadRunner Holdings has acquired energy bar maker JoJé Bar to expand its portfolio of athlete-focused nutrition brands.


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📦US-based ethnic e-grocer Weee! secured $315M series D funding to accelerate its geographic expansion. Its offering includes fresh produce, meat and seafood alongside a range of ethnic ingredients used in Asian and Hispanic cuisines. 

🗑Shelf Engine raised $41M series B financing for its intelligent forecasting and order automation technology designed to reduce grocery industry food waste.

🧫Israeli startup MeaTech 3D Ltd has become the first cell-based meat firm listed on Wall Street, raising $22M through its IPO on Nasdaq to fund commercialisation of its lab-grown meat.

Source: MeaTech


🥕 Stor.ai raised $21M in an extended Series A round of funding for its software which allows grocers of any size to provide their own online shopping services, at a time when funding is pouring into digital grocery-related startups all over the world.

🚜 Monarch Tractor closed $20M series A funding for its autonomous tractors which provide real-time alerts of what is happening in fields, saving farmers both time and resources.

🛍 New York-based 15 minute grocery delivery service Fridge No More secured $15.4M to expand its operations and potentially transform the way consumers buy their groceries, in what is predicted to become a fiercely competitive space.

🥬 Vertical farming firm Eden Green Technology raised $12M and has broken ground on its latest greenhouse, located next to its R&D center, which will produce around 500 tons of leafy greens every year.

📱 Swiss agtech startup farmer connect closed €9M series A funding following significant growth of its software, which helps smallholder farmers connect digitally to the agriculture supply chain using AI and blockchain technology, through 2020.

🐄 British carbon dioxide recycling company Deep Branch raised €8M series A financing for its CO2-to-protein technology, which creates protein from waste carbon dioxide to revolutionise the carbon impact and sustainability of animal farming.

🚲 URB-E secured $5M series A funding for its compact container delivery network, designed to replace cars with bikes to reduce city pollution levels, as each of its trailers can replace one typical, petrol-powered delivery van.

🍄 Israeli startup Ilsar Truffles raised $5M to commercialise its cultivated rare and expensive black winter truffles, capitalising on the dearth of supply brought around by a multitude of environmental factors.

🖥 Dubai-based tech startup Grubtech secured $3.4M pre-series A funding for its cloud-based software platform which simplifies operations for ghost kitchens and delivery-only restaurant concepts.

🥦 US-based Babylon Micro-Farms closed $3M seed financing to fund nationwide expansion of its cloud-based, plug & play hydroponics system for indoor farms.

🚴‍♀️New super speedy grocery delivery startup Jiffy raised £2.6M seed funding for its hyperlocal stores which offer 15-minute delivery with no minimum order value, perfectly suited to big cities.

🐖British startup Breedr raised £2.2M for its technology, which is the world’s first digital exchange for livestock, designed to tackle agricultural farming efficiency issues so consumers can enjoy more environmentally friendly, better quality meat.

🧪 Swiss cultivated meat startup Mirai Foods closed an additional €1.8M seed funding, bringing its total to €3.7M, to grow its headcount, bolster its lab and build a pilot production lab for its cell-based meat products.

Source: Unsplash


🍛 Meallogix raised $1.7M pre-Series A funding for its software platform which manages the admin associated with running a meal kit or meal prep company, bolstered by the growth in these sectors through the pandemic.

🌱 Copenhagen-based agtech startup Nordetect secured €1.2M to further develop its technology which helps growers optimise their soil and nutrient chemistry for sustainable production.

🍳 Singaporean plant-based startup Float Foods has received an undisclosed grant from the Temasek Foundation to commercialise OnlyEg, its plant-based whole egg replacement.

Mergers & Acquisitions:

  • 🛒 London-based rapid grocery delivery startup Dija has acquired Cambridge delivery service Genie as part of its plans to expand its 10-minute delivery operations around the UK. 
  • 🏃‍♂️RoadRunner Holdings has acquired energy bar maker JoJé Bar to expand its portfolio of athlete-focused nutrition brands.


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📦US-based ethnic e-grocer Weee! secured $315M series D funding to accelerate its geographic expansion. Its offering includes fresh produce, meat and seafood alongside a range of ethnic ingredients used in Asian and Hispanic cuisines. 

🗑Shelf Engine raised $41M series B financing for its intelligent forecasting and order automation technology designed to reduce grocery industry food waste.

🧫Israeli startup MeaTech 3D Ltd has become the first cell-based meat firm listed on Wall Street, raising $22M through its IPO on Nasdaq to fund commercialisation of its lab-grown meat.

Source: MeaTech


🥕 Stor.ai raised $21M in an extended Series A round of funding for its software which allows grocers of any size to provide their own online shopping services, at a time when funding is pouring into digital grocery-related startups all over the world.

🚜 Monarch Tractor closed $20M series A funding for its autonomous tractors which provide real-time alerts of what is happening in fields, saving farmers both time and resources.

🛍 New York-based 15 minute grocery delivery service Fridge No More secured $15.4M to expand its operations and potentially transform the way consumers buy their groceries, in what is predicted to become a fiercely competitive space.

🥬 Vertical farming firm Eden Green Technology raised $12M and has broken ground on its latest greenhouse, located next to its R&D center, which will produce around 500 tons of leafy greens every year.

📱 Swiss agtech startup farmer connect closed €9M series A funding following significant growth of its software, which helps smallholder farmers connect digitally to the agriculture supply chain using AI and blockchain technology, through 2020.

🐄 British carbon dioxide recycling company Deep Branch raised €8M series A financing for its CO2-to-protein technology, which creates protein from waste carbon dioxide to revolutionise the carbon impact and sustainability of animal farming.

🚲 URB-E secured $5M series A funding for its compact container delivery network, designed to replace cars with bikes to reduce city pollution levels, as each of its trailers can replace one typical, petrol-powered delivery van.

🍄 Israeli startup Ilsar Truffles raised $5M to commercialise its cultivated rare and expensive black winter truffles, capitalising on the dearth of supply brought around by a multitude of environmental factors.

🖥 Dubai-based tech startup Grubtech secured $3.4M pre-series A funding for its cloud-based software platform which simplifies operations for ghost kitchens and delivery-only restaurant concepts.

🥦 US-based Babylon Micro-Farms closed $3M seed financing to fund nationwide expansion of its cloud-based, plug & play hydroponics system for indoor farms.

🚴‍♀️New super speedy grocery delivery startup Jiffy raised £2.6M seed funding for its hyperlocal stores which offer 15-minute delivery with no minimum order value, perfectly suited to big cities.

🐖British startup Breedr raised £2.2M for its technology, which is the world’s first digital exchange for livestock, designed to tackle agricultural farming efficiency issues so consumers can enjoy more environmentally friendly, better quality meat.

🧪 Swiss cultivated meat startup Mirai Foods closed an additional €1.8M seed funding, bringing its total to €3.7M, to grow its headcount, bolster its lab and build a pilot production lab for its cell-based meat products.

Source: Unsplash


🍛 Meallogix raised $1.7M pre-Series A funding for its software platform which manages the admin associated with running a meal kit or meal prep company, bolstered by the growth in these sectors through the pandemic.

🌱 Copenhagen-based agtech startup Nordetect secured €1.2M to further develop its technology which helps growers optimise their soil and nutrient chemistry for sustainable production.

🍳 Singaporean plant-based startup Float Foods has received an undisclosed grant from the Temasek Foundation to commercialise OnlyEg, its plant-based whole egg replacement.

Mergers & Acquisitions:

  • 🛒 London-based rapid grocery delivery startup Dija has acquired Cambridge delivery service Genie as part of its plans to expand its 10-minute delivery operations around the UK. 
  • 🏃‍♂️RoadRunner Holdings has acquired energy bar maker JoJé Bar to expand its portfolio of athlete-focused nutrition brands.


📦US-based ethnic e-grocer Weee! secured $315M series D funding to accelerate its geographic expansion. Its offering includes fresh produce, meat and seafood alongside a range of ethnic ingredients used in Asian and Hispanic cuisines. 

🗑Shelf Engine raised $41M series B financing for its intelligent forecasting and order automation technology designed to reduce grocery industry food waste.

🧫Israeli startup MeaTech 3D Ltd has become the first cell-based meat firm listed on Wall Street, raising $22M through its IPO on Nasdaq to fund commercialisation of its lab-grown meat.

Source: MeaTech


🥕 Stor.ai raised $21M in an extended Series A round of funding for its software which allows grocers of any size to provide their own online shopping services, at a time when funding is pouring into digital grocery-related startups all over the world.

🚜 Monarch Tractor closed $20M series A funding for its autonomous tractors which provide real-time alerts of what is happening in fields, saving farmers both time and resources.

🛍 New York-based 15 minute grocery delivery service Fridge No More secured $15.4M to expand its operations and potentially transform the way consumers buy their groceries, in what is predicted to become a fiercely competitive space.

🥬 Vertical farming firm Eden Green Technology raised $12M and has broken ground on its latest greenhouse, located next to its R&D center, which will produce around 500 tons of leafy greens every year.

📱 Swiss agtech startup farmer connect closed €9M series A funding following significant growth of its software, which helps smallholder farmers connect digitally to the agriculture supply chain using AI and blockchain technology, through 2020.

🐄 British carbon dioxide recycling company Deep Branch raised €8M series A financing for its CO2-to-protein technology, which creates protein from waste carbon dioxide to revolutionise the carbon impact and sustainability of animal farming.

🚲 URB-E secured $5M series A funding for its compact container delivery network, designed to replace cars with bikes to reduce city pollution levels, as each of its trailers can replace one typical, petrol-powered delivery van.

🍄 Israeli startup Ilsar Truffles raised $5M to commercialise its cultivated rare and expensive black winter truffles, capitalising on the dearth of supply brought around by a multitude of environmental factors.

🖥 Dubai-based tech startup Grubtech secured $3.4M pre-series A funding for its cloud-based software platform which simplifies operations for ghost kitchens and delivery-only restaurant concepts.

🥦 US-based Babylon Micro-Farms closed $3M seed financing to fund nationwide expansion of its cloud-based, plug & play hydroponics system for indoor farms.

🚴‍♀️New super speedy grocery delivery startup Jiffy raised £2.6M seed funding for its hyperlocal stores which offer 15-minute delivery with no minimum order value, perfectly suited to big cities.

🐖British startup Breedr raised £2.2M for its technology, which is the world’s first digital exchange for livestock, designed to tackle agricultural farming efficiency issues so consumers can enjoy more environmentally friendly, better quality meat.

🧪 Swiss cultivated meat startup Mirai Foods closed an additional €1.8M seed funding, bringing its total to €3.7M, to grow its headcount, bolster its lab and build a pilot production lab for its cell-based meat products.

Source: Unsplash


🍛 Meallogix raised $1.7M pre-Series A funding for its software platform which manages the admin associated with running a meal kit or meal prep company, bolstered by the growth in these sectors through the pandemic.

🌱 Copenhagen-based agtech startup Nordetect secured €1.2M to further develop its technology which helps growers optimise their soil and nutrient chemistry for sustainable production.

🍳 Singaporean plant-based startup Float Foods has received an undisclosed grant from the Temasek Foundation to commercialise OnlyEg, its plant-based whole egg replacement.

Mergers & Acquisitions:

  • 🛒 London-based rapid grocery delivery startup Dija has acquired Cambridge delivery service Genie as part of its plans to expand its 10-minute delivery operations around the UK. 
  • 🏃‍♂️RoadRunner Holdings has acquired energy bar maker JoJé Bar to expand its portfolio of athlete-focused nutrition brands.


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