New In Funding: GoPuff raises $1bn, Bolt closes €600M & Planted’s $21M Series A

New In Funding: GoPuff raises $1bn, Bolt closes €600M & Planted’s $21M Series A

By
Nicola Spalding
August 6, 2021

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🦄 US speedy delivery service Gopuff raised $1 billion in its latest funding round, bringing its total valuation to $15 billion, to accelerate its expansion across North America, the UK and Europe.

🍔 Australian plant-based protein startup v2food raised A$72M Series B funding, bringing its total raised to A$185M and its valuation to over A$500M in just 2.5 years. The company will use the fresh funds to accelerate its expansion into China and Europe.

Source: Bolt

📦 Estonian startup Bolt, which started out as a ride-sharing taxi app, closed a €600M funding round, increasing its valuation to more than €4 billion, to boost its new grocery delivery service, Bolt Market.

🧀 Miyoko’s Creamery secured $52M Series C funding to extend distribution and fuel R&D of its plant-based dairy products, including a brand new vegan liquid pizza mozzarella, due to launch later this year.

🇨🇭Swiss alternative protein startup Planted raised $21M pre-B funding to accelerate its growth and extend its product range, which includes a new veggie schnitzel.

Source: Protera

🔮 Bioscience startup Protera secured $10M Series A funding for its proprietary AI algorithm, madi™, which screens various combinations of amino acids and predicts their properties to rapidly create next-generation functional proteins.

🧬 Dutch agriculture biotech startup Hudson River Biotechnology raised $5.9M Series A funding to focus on CRISPR-based genome editing in plants.

Source: Manitoba Harvest

🌿 Manitoba Harvest announced a $5.1M research partnership with an industry leader consortium through Protein Industries Canada, to develop new hemp and pea varieties with increased protein content, differential starch content, and improved texture. 

👨💻 Australian produce wholesale marketplace for the hospitality sector, Foodbomb, raised A$4.5M Series A funding to extend the operations of its platform, designed to allow food service outlets to quickly order produce at bulk buying rates.

🥣 Plant-based cereal startup OffLimits raised $2.3M for its healthy but fun products, including Dash, which turns your milk into cold-brew coffee, pandan-flavoured Zombie, and cinnamon-flavoured Flex.

Source: Acutal veggies

🍔 Actual Veggies secured $2.3M for its vibrant range of plant-based burgers made from whole beans, vegetables and spices, which contradict the concept that vegan foods are highly processed and unnatural.

🚜 South African agricultural software platform Khula raised $1.3M seed funding to scale its operations, which support farmers across the continent with software and a marketplace to grow their business.

🇮🇪 Ireland-based ghost kitchen network Hosted Kitchens closed €1.25M seed funding to continue rolling out to new locations and expand into the UK.




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


🦄 US speedy delivery service Gopuff raised $1 billion in its latest funding round, bringing its total valuation to $15 billion, to accelerate its expansion across North America, the UK and Europe.

🍔 Australian plant-based protein startup v2food raised A$72M Series B funding, bringing its total raised to A$185M and its valuation to over A$500M in just 2.5 years. The company will use the fresh funds to accelerate its expansion into China and Europe.

Source: Bolt

📦 Estonian startup Bolt, which started out as a ride-sharing taxi app, closed a €600M funding round, increasing its valuation to more than €4 billion, to boost its new grocery delivery service, Bolt Market.

🧀 Miyoko’s Creamery secured $52M Series C funding to extend distribution and fuel R&D of its plant-based dairy products, including a brand new vegan liquid pizza mozzarella, due to launch later this year.

🇨🇭Swiss alternative protein startup Planted raised $21M pre-B funding to accelerate its growth and extend its product range, which includes a new veggie schnitzel.

Source: Protera

🔮 Bioscience startup Protera secured $10M Series A funding for its proprietary AI algorithm, madi™, which screens various combinations of amino acids and predicts their properties to rapidly create next-generation functional proteins.

🧬 Dutch agriculture biotech startup Hudson River Biotechnology raised $5.9M Series A funding to focus on CRISPR-based genome editing in plants.

Source: Manitoba Harvest

🌿 Manitoba Harvest announced a $5.1M research partnership with an industry leader consortium through Protein Industries Canada, to develop new hemp and pea varieties with increased protein content, differential starch content, and improved texture. 

👨💻 Australian produce wholesale marketplace for the hospitality sector, Foodbomb, raised A$4.5M Series A funding to extend the operations of its platform, designed to allow food service outlets to quickly order produce at bulk buying rates.

🥣 Plant-based cereal startup OffLimits raised $2.3M for its healthy but fun products, including Dash, which turns your milk into cold-brew coffee, pandan-flavoured Zombie, and cinnamon-flavoured Flex.

Source: Acutal veggies

🍔 Actual Veggies secured $2.3M for its vibrant range of plant-based burgers made from whole beans, vegetables and spices, which contradict the concept that vegan foods are highly processed and unnatural.

🚜 South African agricultural software platform Khula raised $1.3M seed funding to scale its operations, which support farmers across the continent with software and a marketplace to grow their business.

🇮🇪 Ireland-based ghost kitchen network Hosted Kitchens closed €1.25M seed funding to continue rolling out to new locations and expand into the UK.




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


🦄 US speedy delivery service Gopuff raised $1 billion in its latest funding round, bringing its total valuation to $15 billion, to accelerate its expansion across North America, the UK and Europe.

🍔 Australian plant-based protein startup v2food raised A$72M Series B funding, bringing its total raised to A$185M and its valuation to over A$500M in just 2.5 years. The company will use the fresh funds to accelerate its expansion into China and Europe.

Source: Bolt

📦 Estonian startup Bolt, which started out as a ride-sharing taxi app, closed a €600M funding round, increasing its valuation to more than €4 billion, to boost its new grocery delivery service, Bolt Market.

🧀 Miyoko’s Creamery secured $52M Series C funding to extend distribution and fuel R&D of its plant-based dairy products, including a brand new vegan liquid pizza mozzarella, due to launch later this year.

🇨🇭Swiss alternative protein startup Planted raised $21M pre-B funding to accelerate its growth and extend its product range, which includes a new veggie schnitzel.

Source: Protera

🔮 Bioscience startup Protera secured $10M Series A funding for its proprietary AI algorithm, madi™, which screens various combinations of amino acids and predicts their properties to rapidly create next-generation functional proteins.

🧬 Dutch agriculture biotech startup Hudson River Biotechnology raised $5.9M Series A funding to focus on CRISPR-based genome editing in plants.

Source: Manitoba Harvest

🌿 Manitoba Harvest announced a $5.1M research partnership with an industry leader consortium through Protein Industries Canada, to develop new hemp and pea varieties with increased protein content, differential starch content, and improved texture. 

👨💻 Australian produce wholesale marketplace for the hospitality sector, Foodbomb, raised A$4.5M Series A funding to extend the operations of its platform, designed to allow food service outlets to quickly order produce at bulk buying rates.

🥣 Plant-based cereal startup OffLimits raised $2.3M for its healthy but fun products, including Dash, which turns your milk into cold-brew coffee, pandan-flavoured Zombie, and cinnamon-flavoured Flex.

Source: Acutal veggies

🍔 Actual Veggies secured $2.3M for its vibrant range of plant-based burgers made from whole beans, vegetables and spices, which contradict the concept that vegan foods are highly processed and unnatural.

🚜 South African agricultural software platform Khula raised $1.3M seed funding to scale its operations, which support farmers across the continent with software and a marketplace to grow their business.

🇮🇪 Ireland-based ghost kitchen network Hosted Kitchens closed €1.25M seed funding to continue rolling out to new locations and expand into the UK.




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


🦄 US speedy delivery service Gopuff raised $1 billion in its latest funding round, bringing its total valuation to $15 billion, to accelerate its expansion across North America, the UK and Europe.

🍔 Australian plant-based protein startup v2food raised A$72M Series B funding, bringing its total raised to A$185M and its valuation to over A$500M in just 2.5 years. The company will use the fresh funds to accelerate its expansion into China and Europe.

Source: Bolt

📦 Estonian startup Bolt, which started out as a ride-sharing taxi app, closed a €600M funding round, increasing its valuation to more than €4 billion, to boost its new grocery delivery service, Bolt Market.

🧀 Miyoko’s Creamery secured $52M Series C funding to extend distribution and fuel R&D of its plant-based dairy products, including a brand new vegan liquid pizza mozzarella, due to launch later this year.

🇨🇭Swiss alternative protein startup Planted raised $21M pre-B funding to accelerate its growth and extend its product range, which includes a new veggie schnitzel.

Source: Protera

🔮 Bioscience startup Protera secured $10M Series A funding for its proprietary AI algorithm, madi™, which screens various combinations of amino acids and predicts their properties to rapidly create next-generation functional proteins.

🧬 Dutch agriculture biotech startup Hudson River Biotechnology raised $5.9M Series A funding to focus on CRISPR-based genome editing in plants.

Source: Manitoba Harvest

🌿 Manitoba Harvest announced a $5.1M research partnership with an industry leader consortium through Protein Industries Canada, to develop new hemp and pea varieties with increased protein content, differential starch content, and improved texture. 

👨💻 Australian produce wholesale marketplace for the hospitality sector, Foodbomb, raised A$4.5M Series A funding to extend the operations of its platform, designed to allow food service outlets to quickly order produce at bulk buying rates.

🥣 Plant-based cereal startup OffLimits raised $2.3M for its healthy but fun products, including Dash, which turns your milk into cold-brew coffee, pandan-flavoured Zombie, and cinnamon-flavoured Flex.

Source: Acutal veggies

🍔 Actual Veggies secured $2.3M for its vibrant range of plant-based burgers made from whole beans, vegetables and spices, which contradict the concept that vegan foods are highly processed and unnatural.

🚜 South African agricultural software platform Khula raised $1.3M seed funding to scale its operations, which support farmers across the continent with software and a marketplace to grow their business.

🇮🇪 Ireland-based ghost kitchen network Hosted Kitchens closed €1.25M seed funding to continue rolling out to new locations and expand into the UK.




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