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Longève Brands Raises $5M in Seed Round for Plant-Based Protein Product Line

Cie, a California-based venture studio, recently announced the closing of a $5 million seed funding round for its co-founded startup Longève Brands, which produces shelf-stable plant proteins. The capital will be used to accelerate the growth of Longève’s DTC platform, expand into retail and foodservice, and launch new products.

To read the full article, visit Vegconomist.

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Irvine’s Cie Startup Longève Brands Announces $5M Seed Round

Cie, a California-based venture studio, announced today that their co-founded startup Longève Brands has raised $5M in seed funding. Longève Brands has pioneered the first shelf-stable, plant-based protein products created for the rapidly growing flexitarian market. The capital will be used to accelerate Longève Brands’ growth from its current direct-to-consumer (DTC) model, expanding into retail and food service channels and to bring to market several new products during 2021.

To read the full article, visit Orange County Startup Council.

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New Faux Ground Beef Maker Closes $5M Seed Round

Irvine-based Longève Brands, a startup selling fake meat crumbles made of pea protein, closed a $5 million seed round Wednesday led by Wavemaker Partners and Springboard. The company’s line of faux-meat products includes “Protein Crumbles” that resemble ground meat and can sit on pantry shelves instead of needing refrigeration.

To read the full article, visit dot. LA.

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Longève Brands Raises $5M Seed Round Led by Wavemaker Partners and Springboard Ventures, to Expand Their Plant-Based Protein Product Line

Cie, a California-based venture studio, announced today that their co-founded startup Longève Brands has raised $5M in seed funding. Longève Brands has pioneered the first shelf-stable, plant-based protein products created for the rapidly growing flexitarian market. The capital will be used to accelerate Longève Brands’ growth from its current direct-to-consumer (DTC) model, expanding into retail and food service channels and to bring to market several new products during 2021.

To read the full article, visit Intrado Global Newswire.

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Irvine-Based School Lunch Software Startup Titan Is Acquired for $75M

Titan School Solutions, an Irvine, Calif.-based company that provides cloud-based software to manage school nutrition at more than 700 districts nationwide, has been acquired by LINQ for $75 million.

To read the full article, visit dot. LA.

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Bryn Pharma Raises $11 Million in Financing to Advance Bi-Dose Epinephrine Nasal Spray for Anaphylaxis

Expansion of Fourth Round of Capital to be used to Complete Development of Compact, Innovative, Needle-Free Device for Administration of Emergency Epinephrine

To read the full article, visit Cision PR Newswire.

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Bryn Pharma’s Anaphylaxis Treatment Gains $11M in Latest Fundraising Round

Many investors have a great deal of confidence in Bryn Pharma, a Raleigh-based pharmaceutical company that is developing an epinephrine nasal spray to treat anaphylaxis.

To read the full article, visit North Carolina Biotechnology Center.

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Performa Labs

Performa Labs has created innovative technology to make public safety better.

To read the full article, visit GlobeNewswire.

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Electric bike-sharing startup Wheels raises $37 million in investment

In the on-demand mobility segment, electric bike-sharing startups are proliferating. A 2018 research report crunched the numbers and concluded that the electric scooter industry was indeed biting into the taxi-hailing market, especially across crowded urban spaces in the likes of San Francisco and New York.

To read the full article, visit VegconomisFreight Waves

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TITAN Raises $5.2M in Series A to Scale Its School Nutrition Solution

Brad Blankenship had been working in edtech for nearly 10 years when he noticed that food services—an essential division in any school district—was being neglected.

“There just wasn’t a whole lot of innovation happening” around children’s nutrition services, Blankenship tells EdSurge, especially compared to how rapidly the rest of the education sector was adapting. “I wanted to change that.”

To read the full article, visit EdSurge.