New in Funding: Getir hits $1B in funding, Lever VC closes $80M, Formo’s $50M for alt-cheese

New in Funding: Getir hits $1B in funding, Lever VC closes $80M, Formo’s $50M for alt-cheese

By
Nicola Spalding
September 17, 2021

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🚛 Dutch online supermarket Picnic raised $600M from investors including the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to fund its European expansion. The startup was founded in 2015 and currently delivers groceries in 125 countries in the Netherlands and Germany.

🍆  Misfits Market secured $225M Series C-1 funding to expand its online grocery platform focused on sustainability, affordability and accessibility, delivering food products which would have been wasted at up to 40% off retail price.

💰 Turkish on-demand delivery service Getir pulled in another $150M, bringing its total funding for the year to over $1.1B. The startup plans to use the fresh funds to further expand within Turkey and abroad.

🚚 GrubMarket secured $120M Series E funding at a $1B+ pre-money valuation for its tech which consolidates grocery delivery supply chains and manages relationships between food suppliers and their customers.

🥕 North Carolina-based biotech AgBiome closed $116M in an oversubscribed Series D round to revolutionise crop agriculture with its naturally-derived microbe-powered crop protection products which reduce the need for pesticides and boost productivity.

Source: Maki.vc

💸 Helsinki-based Maki.vc closed its second fund at €100M, and will be investing in “brand-driven and deep tech founders” in seed stage startups across Europe, including food tech firm Volare.

📋 Lever VC raised $80M in its final close of Lever VC Fund I, which will support its growing portfolio of early-stage plant-based and cultivated meat and dairy startups.

🌱 Sonae Food4Future has acquired Claybell, owner of vegan and free-from food brand Gosh! Food, for $64M, in line with its innovation growth strategies.

Source: Formo

🧀 Berlin-based food tech Formo raised a record-breaking $50M Series A round to build a pilot plant and fasttrack commercial production of its animal-free cheese, made via precision fermentation.

💸 CookUnity closed $47M Series B funding for its chef-to-consumer meal subscription platform, launched in 2018, and plans to triple its roster of chefs by mid-2022 in line with its expansion plans.

🤖 Coco secured $36M Series A funding to expand into new markets with its food delivery robots, controlled by remote drivers, which shave off up to 30% of delivery time and 50% of delivery cost for its restaurant partners.

🐕 Plant-based pet food pioneer brand Wild Earth, headed up by alt protein entrepreneur and investor Ryan Bethencourt, raised $23M to extend its product line into cell-based pet food products.

🇸🇬 Singapore-based Growthwell closed $22m Series A funding from Temasek and French private equity firm Creadev, to support its alternative protein development

👩‍💻 Restaurant management software firm MarginEdge raised $18M Series B funding for its tech platform which gives restaurants real-time insights into their costs.

Source: Growthwell

🧪 Ag biotech startup Andes raised $15M Series A funding for its seed treatment technology which eliminates the need for chemical-based fertilisers, using microbes to enhance plants’ natural nitrogen-fixing capabilities.

🍫 Honey Mama’s secured $10.3M Series A funding for its refrigerated cocoa truffle bars, which come in grown up flavours such as lavender or ginger cardamom, and are free from refined sugar, soy, eggs, dairy, gluten and grains.

Source: Chaldal

🚛 Bangladesh’s largest grocery delivery platform Chaldal closed $10M Series C funding to expand into 15 new cities with its own ‘dark store’ network of warehouses.

🛵 Dublin-based VROMO secured €6.8M to expand operations of its restaurant delivery SaaS business, which automates the entire delivery process.

🐟 Plant-based clean label seafood firm Sophie’s Kitchen Inc. raised $5.6M to support its brand growth and new product development.

🚜 Nigerian agritech startup Releaf raised $4.2M in seed funding and grants to scale up its food processing solutions which make farmers and food factories more efficient and profitable.

🍜 High protein plant-based ramen brand Immi raised $3.8M seed funding and will be relaunching its product with a new formulation, which the firm claims makes it indistinguishable from conventional ramen.

🍔 Argentinian plant-based startup Tomorrow Foods closed $3M new funding to double down on R&D and expand further across Latin America, as it aims to become a leader in the region.

🤠 Belfast-based CattleEye secured $2.5M seed funding to bring its product, the world’s first hardware-independent autonomous livestock monitoring platform, to market.

🛍 Portuguese grocery delivery startup Bairroraised €1.2M just five months after launching in the market, to expand its operations throughout Portugal.

🍗 Oslo-based NoMy closed a seed funding round to further develop its mycelium-based sustainable solutions, which range from alternative meat to bioplastics.

Source: NoMY


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🚛 Dutch online supermarket Picnic raised $600M from investors including the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to fund its European expansion. The startup was founded in 2015 and currently delivers groceries in 125 countries in the Netherlands and Germany.

🍆  Misfits Market secured $225M Series C-1 funding to expand its online grocery platform focused on sustainability, affordability and accessibility, delivering food products which would have been wasted at up to 40% off retail price.

💰 Turkish on-demand delivery service Getir pulled in another $150M, bringing its total funding for the year to over $1.1B. The startup plans to use the fresh funds to further expand within Turkey and abroad.

🚚 GrubMarket secured $120M Series E funding at a $1B+ pre-money valuation for its tech which consolidates grocery delivery supply chains and manages relationships between food suppliers and their customers.

🥕 North Carolina-based biotech AgBiome closed $116M in an oversubscribed Series D round to revolutionise crop agriculture with its naturally-derived microbe-powered crop protection products which reduce the need for pesticides and boost productivity.

Source: Maki.vc

💸 Helsinki-based Maki.vc closed its second fund at €100M, and will be investing in “brand-driven and deep tech founders” in seed stage startups across Europe, including food tech firm Volare.

📋 Lever VC raised $80M in its final close of Lever VC Fund I, which will support its growing portfolio of early-stage plant-based and cultivated meat and dairy startups.

🌱 Sonae Food4Future has acquired Claybell, owner of vegan and free-from food brand Gosh! Food, for $64M, in line with its innovation growth strategies.

Source: Formo

🧀 Berlin-based food tech Formo raised a record-breaking $50M Series A round to build a pilot plant and fasttrack commercial production of its animal-free cheese, made via precision fermentation.

💸 CookUnity closed $47M Series B funding for its chef-to-consumer meal subscription platform, launched in 2018, and plans to triple its roster of chefs by mid-2022 in line with its expansion plans.

🤖 Coco secured $36M Series A funding to expand into new markets with its food delivery robots, controlled by remote drivers, which shave off up to 30% of delivery time and 50% of delivery cost for its restaurant partners.

🐕 Plant-based pet food pioneer brand Wild Earth, headed up by alt protein entrepreneur and investor Ryan Bethencourt, raised $23M to extend its product line into cell-based pet food products.

🇸🇬 Singapore-based Growthwell closed $22m Series A funding from Temasek and French private equity firm Creadev, to support its alternative protein development

👩‍💻 Restaurant management software firm MarginEdge raised $18M Series B funding for its tech platform which gives restaurants real-time insights into their costs.

Source: Growthwell

🧪 Ag biotech startup Andes raised $15M Series A funding for its seed treatment technology which eliminates the need for chemical-based fertilisers, using microbes to enhance plants’ natural nitrogen-fixing capabilities.

🍫 Honey Mama’s secured $10.3M Series A funding for its refrigerated cocoa truffle bars, which come in grown up flavours such as lavender or ginger cardamom, and are free from refined sugar, soy, eggs, dairy, gluten and grains.

Source: Chaldal

🚛 Bangladesh’s largest grocery delivery platform Chaldal closed $10M Series C funding to expand into 15 new cities with its own ‘dark store’ network of warehouses.

🛵 Dublin-based VROMO secured €6.8M to expand operations of its restaurant delivery SaaS business, which automates the entire delivery process.

🐟 Plant-based clean label seafood firm Sophie’s Kitchen Inc. raised $5.6M to support its brand growth and new product development.

🚜 Nigerian agritech startup Releaf raised $4.2M in seed funding and grants to scale up its food processing solutions which make farmers and food factories more efficient and profitable.

🍜 High protein plant-based ramen brand Immi raised $3.8M seed funding and will be relaunching its product with a new formulation, which the firm claims makes it indistinguishable from conventional ramen.

🍔 Argentinian plant-based startup Tomorrow Foods closed $3M new funding to double down on R&D and expand further across Latin America, as it aims to become a leader in the region.

🤠 Belfast-based CattleEye secured $2.5M seed funding to bring its product, the world’s first hardware-independent autonomous livestock monitoring platform, to market.

🛍 Portuguese grocery delivery startup Bairroraised €1.2M just five months after launching in the market, to expand its operations throughout Portugal.

🍗 Oslo-based NoMy closed a seed funding round to further develop its mycelium-based sustainable solutions, which range from alternative meat to bioplastics.

Source: NoMY


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🚛 Dutch online supermarket Picnic raised $600M from investors including the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to fund its European expansion. The startup was founded in 2015 and currently delivers groceries in 125 countries in the Netherlands and Germany.

🍆  Misfits Market secured $225M Series C-1 funding to expand its online grocery platform focused on sustainability, affordability and accessibility, delivering food products which would have been wasted at up to 40% off retail price.

💰 Turkish on-demand delivery service Getir pulled in another $150M, bringing its total funding for the year to over $1.1B. The startup plans to use the fresh funds to further expand within Turkey and abroad.

🚚 GrubMarket secured $120M Series E funding at a $1B+ pre-money valuation for its tech which consolidates grocery delivery supply chains and manages relationships between food suppliers and their customers.

🥕 North Carolina-based biotech AgBiome closed $116M in an oversubscribed Series D round to revolutionise crop agriculture with its naturally-derived microbe-powered crop protection products which reduce the need for pesticides and boost productivity.

Source: Maki.vc

💸 Helsinki-based Maki.vc closed its second fund at €100M, and will be investing in “brand-driven and deep tech founders” in seed stage startups across Europe, including food tech firm Volare.

📋 Lever VC raised $80M in its final close of Lever VC Fund I, which will support its growing portfolio of early-stage plant-based and cultivated meat and dairy startups.

🌱 Sonae Food4Future has acquired Claybell, owner of vegan and free-from food brand Gosh! Food, for $64M, in line with its innovation growth strategies.

Source: Formo

🧀 Berlin-based food tech Formo raised a record-breaking $50M Series A round to build a pilot plant and fasttrack commercial production of its animal-free cheese, made via precision fermentation.

💸 CookUnity closed $47M Series B funding for its chef-to-consumer meal subscription platform, launched in 2018, and plans to triple its roster of chefs by mid-2022 in line with its expansion plans.

🤖 Coco secured $36M Series A funding to expand into new markets with its food delivery robots, controlled by remote drivers, which shave off up to 30% of delivery time and 50% of delivery cost for its restaurant partners.

🐕 Plant-based pet food pioneer brand Wild Earth, headed up by alt protein entrepreneur and investor Ryan Bethencourt, raised $23M to extend its product line into cell-based pet food products.

🇸🇬 Singapore-based Growthwell closed $22m Series A funding from Temasek and French private equity firm Creadev, to support its alternative protein development

👩‍💻 Restaurant management software firm MarginEdge raised $18M Series B funding for its tech platform which gives restaurants real-time insights into their costs.

Source: Growthwell

🧪 Ag biotech startup Andes raised $15M Series A funding for its seed treatment technology which eliminates the need for chemical-based fertilisers, using microbes to enhance plants’ natural nitrogen-fixing capabilities.

🍫 Honey Mama’s secured $10.3M Series A funding for its refrigerated cocoa truffle bars, which come in grown up flavours such as lavender or ginger cardamom, and are free from refined sugar, soy, eggs, dairy, gluten and grains.

Source: Chaldal

🚛 Bangladesh’s largest grocery delivery platform Chaldal closed $10M Series C funding to expand into 15 new cities with its own ‘dark store’ network of warehouses.

🛵 Dublin-based VROMO secured €6.8M to expand operations of its restaurant delivery SaaS business, which automates the entire delivery process.

🐟 Plant-based clean label seafood firm Sophie’s Kitchen Inc. raised $5.6M to support its brand growth and new product development.

🚜 Nigerian agritech startup Releaf raised $4.2M in seed funding and grants to scale up its food processing solutions which make farmers and food factories more efficient and profitable.

🍜 High protein plant-based ramen brand Immi raised $3.8M seed funding and will be relaunching its product with a new formulation, which the firm claims makes it indistinguishable from conventional ramen.

🍔 Argentinian plant-based startup Tomorrow Foods closed $3M new funding to double down on R&D and expand further across Latin America, as it aims to become a leader in the region.

🤠 Belfast-based CattleEye secured $2.5M seed funding to bring its product, the world’s first hardware-independent autonomous livestock monitoring platform, to market.

🛍 Portuguese grocery delivery startup Bairroraised €1.2M just five months after launching in the market, to expand its operations throughout Portugal.

🍗 Oslo-based NoMy closed a seed funding round to further develop its mycelium-based sustainable solutions, which range from alternative meat to bioplastics.

Source: NoMY


This is a web version of FoodHack's 'This Week In Food' newsletter. Sign up here to receive the next edition to your inbox.

🚛 Dutch online supermarket Picnic raised $600M from investors including the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to fund its European expansion. The startup was founded in 2015 and currently delivers groceries in 125 countries in the Netherlands and Germany.

🍆  Misfits Market secured $225M Series C-1 funding to expand its online grocery platform focused on sustainability, affordability and accessibility, delivering food products which would have been wasted at up to 40% off retail price.

💰 Turkish on-demand delivery service Getir pulled in another $150M, bringing its total funding for the year to over $1.1B. The startup plans to use the fresh funds to further expand within Turkey and abroad.

🚚 GrubMarket secured $120M Series E funding at a $1B+ pre-money valuation for its tech which consolidates grocery delivery supply chains and manages relationships between food suppliers and their customers.

🥕 North Carolina-based biotech AgBiome closed $116M in an oversubscribed Series D round to revolutionise crop agriculture with its naturally-derived microbe-powered crop protection products which reduce the need for pesticides and boost productivity.

Source: Maki.vc

💸 Helsinki-based Maki.vc closed its second fund at €100M, and will be investing in “brand-driven and deep tech founders” in seed stage startups across Europe, including food tech firm Volare.

📋 Lever VC raised $80M in its final close of Lever VC Fund I, which will support its growing portfolio of early-stage plant-based and cultivated meat and dairy startups.

🌱 Sonae Food4Future has acquired Claybell, owner of vegan and free-from food brand Gosh! Food, for $64M, in line with its innovation growth strategies.

Source: Formo

🧀 Berlin-based food tech Formo raised a record-breaking $50M Series A round to build a pilot plant and fasttrack commercial production of its animal-free cheese, made via precision fermentation.

💸 CookUnity closed $47M Series B funding for its chef-to-consumer meal subscription platform, launched in 2018, and plans to triple its roster of chefs by mid-2022 in line with its expansion plans.

🤖 Coco secured $36M Series A funding to expand into new markets with its food delivery robots, controlled by remote drivers, which shave off up to 30% of delivery time and 50% of delivery cost for its restaurant partners.

🐕 Plant-based pet food pioneer brand Wild Earth, headed up by alt protein entrepreneur and investor Ryan Bethencourt, raised $23M to extend its product line into cell-based pet food products.

🇸🇬 Singapore-based Growthwell closed $22m Series A funding from Temasek and French private equity firm Creadev, to support its alternative protein development

👩‍💻 Restaurant management software firm MarginEdge raised $18M Series B funding for its tech platform which gives restaurants real-time insights into their costs.

Source: Growthwell

🧪 Ag biotech startup Andes raised $15M Series A funding for its seed treatment technology which eliminates the need for chemical-based fertilisers, using microbes to enhance plants’ natural nitrogen-fixing capabilities.

🍫 Honey Mama’s secured $10.3M Series A funding for its refrigerated cocoa truffle bars, which come in grown up flavours such as lavender or ginger cardamom, and are free from refined sugar, soy, eggs, dairy, gluten and grains.

Source: Chaldal

🚛 Bangladesh’s largest grocery delivery platform Chaldal closed $10M Series C funding to expand into 15 new cities with its own ‘dark store’ network of warehouses.

🛵 Dublin-based VROMO secured €6.8M to expand operations of its restaurant delivery SaaS business, which automates the entire delivery process.

🐟 Plant-based clean label seafood firm Sophie’s Kitchen Inc. raised $5.6M to support its brand growth and new product development.

🚜 Nigerian agritech startup Releaf raised $4.2M in seed funding and grants to scale up its food processing solutions which make farmers and food factories more efficient and profitable.

🍜 High protein plant-based ramen brand Immi raised $3.8M seed funding and will be relaunching its product with a new formulation, which the firm claims makes it indistinguishable from conventional ramen.

🍔 Argentinian plant-based startup Tomorrow Foods closed $3M new funding to double down on R&D and expand further across Latin America, as it aims to become a leader in the region.

🤠 Belfast-based CattleEye secured $2.5M seed funding to bring its product, the world’s first hardware-independent autonomous livestock monitoring platform, to market.

🛍 Portuguese grocery delivery startup Bairroraised €1.2M just five months after launching in the market, to expand its operations throughout Portugal.

🍗 Oslo-based NoMy closed a seed funding round to further develop its mycelium-based sustainable solutions, which range from alternative meat to bioplastics.

Source: NoMY


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