The Weekly Notable Startup Funding Report takes us on a trip across various ecosystems in the US, highlighting some of the notable funding activity in the various markets that we track. The notable startup fundings for the week ending 8/22/20 featuring funding details for Dutchie, ICON, Exo, and much much more.
It was a busy week – three NYC Tech exists, one rejected offer, and over a dozen fundings…
Exo, the makers of protein bars from cricket flour, has been acquired by Austin-based Aspire Food Group, which manufactures a number of cricket-based food products. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. Founded by Gabi Lewis and Greg Sewitz in 2014, Exo had raised a total of $5.2M in funding over three rounds. Its backers […]
Exo makes protein bars made from…crickets. And they’ve just raised a $1.2 million seed round to help get the protein-filled product out there. For the record, crickets need a lot less feed than cattle, sheep and pigs to produce the same amount of protein – and they don’t emit methane gas, for the environmentally-concerned.. So, […]