Helaina’s latest round brings it closer to market with human milk-equivalent baby formula

Helaina, a company producing a first-of-its-kind infant milk, announced $20 million in Series A financing to usher in its next phase of growth that includes beginning the manufacturing and commercialization process for its first product. Food scientist Laura Katz, who also teaches food science at New York University, founded the company in 2019, and touts […]

MilkRun lands new capital to deliver farm-fresh groceries

Julia Niiro is on a mission to create a food supply chain that connects small farmers directly to consumers. Niiro started MilkRun, a subscription service delivering weekly grocery staples sourced from small, local farms, in 2018 after becoming a small farmer herself in Portland, Oregon. She had purchased a meat-processing company and was working with […]

Spinn taps into $40M to create better coffee brewing, discovery experiences

When you are a coffee lover, taste matters, and Spinn is brewing up some fresh funding in the way of a $20 million funding round, led by Spark Capital, to bring connected coffee to new customers through its hardware-enabled coffee marketplace. Joining Spark in the round were Amazon’s Alexa Fund, Bar 9 Ventures and existing […]