Cell-cultured meat startup Meatable raises $47m to fund small-scale production

Dutch cell-cultured meat startup Meatable - which is working with porcine and bovine induced pluripotent stem cells [iPSCs] – has closed a $47m Series A round (bringing its total funding to $60m) to advance small-scale production at the Biotech Campus Delft and diversify its product portfolio.

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Mind Your Business: Navigating the growing and competitive cultivate meat industry

Howie Lim speaks to Daan Luining is the co-founder and CTO of Meatable about navigating these challenging and competitive times as an SME. Meatable, the cultivated meat start-up from Netherlands recently closed US$47m in its Series A funding round, bringing the company's total funding to US$60m. The company had finalised its first showcase product in 2020, and aims to use the new funds to advance small-scale product at the Biotech Campus Delft and to diversify its portfolio.

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Bill Gates wants Western countries to eat ‘synthetic meat’; Meatable has raised $47 million to make it

In a recent interview discussing Bill Gates’ recent book “How to Avoid a Climate Disaster“, the Microsoft and Breakthrough Energy founder (and the world’s third wealthiest man) advocated for citizens of the richest countries in the world to switch to diets consisting entirely of what he called synthetic meat in an effort to curb greenhouse gas emissions.

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Meatable Raises $47 Million Series A to Continue Scaling Trajectory and Expand its Product Portfolio with Beef

Consortium of life sciences and food investors including Section 32, DSM Venturing, Dr. Rick Klausner, Dr. Jeffrey Leiden and existing investors support Meatable for its next phase of growth.

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The Next Chapter in Meat’s Great Success Story

People love meat. It’s a staple at family gatherings, religious celebrations, sporting events. It’s used to bring other foods to the next level (bacon brownies, anyone?). Meat is the definition of perfection -- there really isn’t anything we can do to make it better. Or is there?

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Why cultivated meat is about to have its Tesla Roadster moment

Almost everything we consider a great invention is, in fact, a series of great inventions. Take the electric car, which was dreamed up long before the gasoline engine, and had numerous rebirths and deaths throughout the 20th century, with a who’s who of great companies and inventors trying their hand at new prototypes. Unfortunately, its battery life remained too short and its top speed too slow to compete with the gas-guzzling competition. That is, until California engineer J.B. Straubel invented a new lithium-ion battery that solved both problems. His fateful meeting with Elon Musk in 2003 led to the creation of the Tesla Roadster - the beginning of the end for gasoline cars.

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World Earth Day: Reimagining the Meat Supply Chain in a Post COVID-19 World

The globe’s collective response to the coronavirus pandemic has shown what happens when we have no choice but to face the situation in front of us - and that we are willing to collectively make huge sacrifices to overcome the situation we as a species find ourselves in.

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Lab-grown meat? Dutch start-up keeps pork on your plate without wrecking the planet

A Dutch start-up may have found a workaround for eco-conscious consumers struggling to give up meat: pork grown in a laboratory that doesn't harm animals or damage the planet. Meatable will this summer unveil its first pork prototype made entirely from cultured animal cells instead of from slaughtered animals, according to its CEO. Unlike other companies from America, Europe and Israel racing to develop environmentally-friendly 'clean meat', Meatable's pork does not use animal serum, a fluid derived from animal blood.

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The New Natural: Announcing Our Next Phase of Growth

People love meat. It’s delicious, packed with protein, and brings people together in shared experiences. But producing so much meat for so many people around the world has drastic consequences. Whether it’s animal welfare, the climate emergency, or the health implications associated with industrial farming, more and more people are seeing the downsides and are hungry for a better solution.

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Meatable Secures additional $10 Million Seed Funding from Leading Investors

BlueYard Capital, the Eurostars Programme by the European Commission, and angel VCs Taavet Hinrikus (founding CEO, TransferWise) and Albert Wenger (Union SquareVentures) are among the investors to contribute seed funds to accelerate developmentof the company’s first pork prototype.

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Dutch startup Meatable is developing lab-grown pork and has $10 million in new financing to do it

Meatable, the Dutch startup developing cruelty-free technologies for manufacturing cultured meat, is pivoting to pork production as a swine flu epidemic ravages one quarter of the world’s pork supply — and has raised $10 million in financing to support its new direction.

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Meatable Claims to Hold the Key to Scalable Cultured Meat In a Single Cell

Meatable, a new startup creating cell-based meat, claims it will be able to change the world with a single cell. It’s a tagline, sure, but it might also be true. The Netherlands-based company works with pluripotent cells to create cultured meat quickly and without a need for fetal bovine serum (FBS).

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Dutch cell-based meat start up Meatable emerges from stealth mode

A new player in the burgeoning cell-based meat field that has developed a production process which its founders claim will give it a competitive advantage over rivals, has emerged from stealth mode after raising $3.5m to help scale its slaughter-free cultured meat platform.

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