Competition among alternative protein players gets hot as companies beef up with new deals

Competition among alternative protein players gets hot as companies beef up with new deals

The competition for control of the burgeoning market for burger replacements (and other alternatives to animal proteins) continues to heat up. Beyond Meat and Impossible Foods the two leading contenders for top purveyor of plant-based patties (and other formulations) have spent most of the typically sleepy summer months jockeying for the position as top supplier Read more about Competition among alternative protein players gets hot as companies beef up with new deals[…]

Fish replacement may be the next big wave in alternative protein development

Fish replacement may be the next big wave in alternative protein development

Brian Kateman Contributor Share on Twitter Brian Kateman is President and Cofounder of the Reducetarian Foundation. Fish make up 16% of animal protein consumed globally, and demand is set to rise, according to the United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization, largely thanks to rising disposable incomes. But overfishing is hugely problematic – and it’s not sustainable to Read more about Fish replacement may be the next big wave in alternative protein development[…]

Verve, the word-of-mouth selling platform, acquires Campus Vacations for $7M

Startups Weekly: There’s an alternative to raising VC and it’s called revenue-based financing

Revenue-based financing is on the rise, at least according to Lighter Capital, a firm that doles out entrepreneur-friendly debt capital. What exactly is RBF you ask? It’s a relatively new form of funding for tech companies that are posting monthly recurring revenue. Here’s how Lighter Capital, which completed 500 RBF deals in 2018, explains it: Read more about Startups Weekly: There’s an alternative to raising VC and it’s called revenue-based financing[…]

Beats’ AirPods alternative start shipping May 10

Beats’ AirPods alternative start shipping May 10

Earlier this month, Beats unveiled its long-awaited answer to AirPods. The Powerbeats Pro feature far longer battery life, better sound and an improved fit. The Apple subsidiary promised a May release, and now we’ve got something more concrete. The fully wireless earbuds go up for pre-order in the U.S. and Canada the morning of May Read more about Beats’ AirPods alternative start shipping May 10[…]