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Why your VC funding is worthless without a plan

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19 mentions6 days ago 6 days ago
For founders, taking funding is about more than adding working capital — it acts as a catalyst for things to come. It provides a third-party validation that attracts the interest of media, customer...

After $2.67B GrubHub IPO, VCs Are Hungry For Food Delivery Apps

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3 mentions2 days ago 2 days ago
Since GrubHub Seamless went public with a valuation of $2.67 billion, venture capitalists are racing to find the next hit food delivery app for their portfolios. According to the report on the CB Insights blog, investments in food tech in the first quarter of 2014 (Q1) were the highest they’ve been in five years. Over…

The Food Tech Revolution [Amazon.com, Inc., Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., Panera Bread Co, Innovative Food Holdings Inc]

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2 mentions2 days ago 2 days ago
Technology and innovation are finally starting to flow into the food industry. So far in 2014, almost $1 billion has been invested, including IPO's, in food-tech companies. In 2013, VC's poured more than $1.6 billion into foo

Restaurant Finder App Zomato Fully Revamped with New Social Skills

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15 mentions7 days ago 7 days ago
Zomato has launched its fully overhauled Web and mobile apps today in a bid to increase user activity and engagement though more social interaction.

Shocking no one, frothy food startups hit a five year funding high

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3 mentions2 days ago 2 days ago
There may be skeptics out who think food startups are just restaurants with investment funding. Chipotle meets Kleiner Perkins. Unoriginal and doomed for failure. But those skeptics are apparently ...

The Problem With Profitless Start-ups

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109 mentions22 hours ago 22 hours ago
Should middle-class retirees be subsidizing my delivery meals and car rides?

Healthy Snack Startup NatureBox Raises $18 Million Series B Led By Canaan Partners

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3 mentions2 days ago 2 days ago
Founded in early 2012, NatureBox set out to become synonymous with providing healthy snacks direct to consumers. It's made great strides toward that goal, and..

Investor Appetite Grows for Food Delivery Startups

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46 mentions3 days ago 3 days ago
Investors are salivating over food delivery startups, at least judging from a series of funding announcements in recent weeks. Munchery, a startup that provides same-day deliver...

OnFarm, The First Crowdfunding Investment From AgFunder, Closes Seed Round

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13 mentions6 days ago 6 days ago
AgFunder, a new crowdfunding investment platform for agricultural and ag-related technologies has wrapped up its first successful campaign with the close of a..

Blue Apron raising new funds at $500 million valuation

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12 mentions1 week ago 1 week ago
The meal kit company is cooking up a lot more venture capital funding.

How companies are using wearables in the workplace

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5 mentions2 days ago 2 days ago
Companies want to ensure that employees keep active and sleep well. Wearable technology may be the answer.

EE101: Plant Genetic Engineering and the Future of... Registration, Berkeley

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5 mentions6 days ago 6 days ago
Tickets will be available beginning April 8 at 10:00 A.M.---Genetically Modified Organisms have become a flashpoint of debate within the food movement. While technological developments can help provide resilient foods for a changing climate, many consumers remain skeptical. Michael Pollan and Pamela Ronald will discuss the risks and ...

Ireland tests smartphone-enabled produce display

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2 mentions3 days ago 3 days ago
In April, Total Produce PLC plans to start trials in Ireland of fresh produce retail displays that allow payment by proximity to enabled smartphones.

Shark Tank Season 5

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4 mentions21 hours ago 21 hours ago
A look at 10 hot items from this past season

Spoonrocket Raises $10 Million From Foundation Capital And General Catalyst

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14 mentions7 days ago 7 days ago
Spoonrocket, which promises to deliver $8 meals to customers’ doors in 15 minutes or less, has captured the attention of customers in San Francisco and the..

Diabetes Management App Dario Integrates Fatsecret's Nutrition Data

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19 mentions7 days ago 7 days ago
Monitoring blood sugar-related illnesses can be an ongoing challenge, but diabetes management platform Dario has today announced a deal with nutritional da

A German company is printing food for the elderly

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4 mentions2 days ago 2 days ago
Food printer creates food that quickly dissolves when eaten to help those with the inability to swallow

ezCater Raises $4 million To Expand Its Online Catering Marketplace

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3 mentions2 days ago 2 days ago
Food tech is hot these days, with a number of major funding rounds being announced specifically in the food order and delivery segment. With that in mind,..

Bezos Confirms AmazonFresh Expansion Plans, Says Drones Are For Real

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15 mentions5 days ago 5 days ago
Amazon's 2013 letter to shareholders does not disappoint.

Following GrubHub IPO, Online Food Ordering Platform EatStreet Raises $6 Million

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4 mentions1 week ago 1 week ago
EatStreet, an online and mobile food ordering service which initially gained traction by targeting secondary markets across the U.S., outside the biggest..

As Windows XP doomsday comes, what does this mean for your POS system?

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3 mentions1 week ago 1 week ago
The end is nigh, take cover. As I hope you all know, tomorrow will be Windows XP's "end-of-life." Anyone running the OS will stop receiving software updates. This really shouldn't come as a shock, ...

The definitive, data-based ranking of fast-food breakfast options

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2 mentions6 days ago 6 days ago
Waffle tacos, donut sandwiches -- when will the madness end?

Food Delivery Startup Munchery Raises $28 Million Following Successful GrubHub IPO

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7 mentions5 days ago 5 days ago
Munchery, a food delivery startup that operates its own high-end kitchens, has raised $28 million in venture funding.

Bucks entrepreneur's raw foods flying off the shelves

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2 mentions3 days ago 3 days ago
With annual sales of his raw-foods snacks closing in on $20 million and investment experts suggesting that could rise to at least $100 million in the not-too-distant future, Doylestown-based organi-preneur Brad Gruno's lesson is indisputable:

Food startups are cookin': Munchery raises $28 million

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14 mentions5 days ago 5 days ago
San Francisco-based Munchery expands to Seattle, aims to launch in up to 20 cities.

Egg Carton Labels: Everything You Need to Know

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5 mentions4 days ago 4 days ago
If you've been wondering what all those terms printed on egg cartons mean, this should clear things up.

3 Reasons Why Startups Should Consider Launching in the Midwest

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20 mentions3 days ago 3 days ago
With 'Silicon Prairie' touting increased job growth and a cost-friendly lifestyle, the Midwest is a force to be reckoned with.

How consumers can track products at the touch of a smartphone button

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5 mentions2 days ago 2 days ago
Producers and suppliers trace and count every item they distribute. It's time to share that information with everyone, writes Mira Trebar

Hardcore Coddling: How Eleven Madison Park Modernized Elite, Old-School Service

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2 mentions1 week ago 1 week ago
Even as chefs have become the undisputed stars of restaurants, Eleven Madison Park's every-last-detail style of service is a reminder that the FOH staff can play an even larger role in creating a memorable night.
 

 

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