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

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3 mentions1 week ago 1 week 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 [, Inc., Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., Panera Bread Co, Innovative Food Holdings Inc]

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2 mentions1 week ago 1 week 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

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

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9 mentions1 week ago 1 week 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 ...

Investor Appetite Grows for Food Delivery Startups

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48 mentions4 days ago 4 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...

The Problem With Profitless Start-ups

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127 mentions3 days ago 3 days 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 mentions1 week ago 1 week 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..

The Mayo Clinic's New Doctor-In-An-iPhone

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4 mentions5 days ago 5 days ago
For $49.95 a month, the Mayo Clinic can turn your phone into a personal health concierge.

The Same-Day War: Amazon, Google And Walmart Race To Bring Your Groceries

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28 mentions2 days ago 2 days ago
Fast grocery delivery was a disaster forWebvan. Why are so many trying it again?

Grocery delivery startup Instacart seeks more funding as competitors crowd field

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2 mentions2 days ago 2 days ago
Food and grocery delivery startup funding hit a five-year high in the first quarter and San Francisco-based Instacart is reportedly raising money at a valuation of as mush as $400 million.

Earth Day: Promoting Urban Revitalization and Green Cities

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11 mentions16 hours ago 16 hours ago
Earth Day is an annual celebration of the planet’s biodiversity and an opportunity to highlight solutions to some of the world’s most pressing challenges.

Clare food-tech company raises €900,000 investment - Start Ups - Start-Ups

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3 mentions2 days ago 2 days ago
Clare-based food diagnostics company AltraTech has raised €900,000 in investment through the Bank of Ireland Seed and Early Stage Equity Fund, as well as Enterprise Ireland and company founders.

Shark Tank Season 5

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9 mentions4 days ago 4 days ago
A look at 10 hot items from this past season

Grubwithus becomes Superb, a platform for discovering new places and which friends to share them with

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3 mentions6 days ago 6 days ago
Have you ever heard about a hot new restaurant far off the beaten path and wondered which of your friends would be willing to venture out and try it with you? How about a bar or upcoming concert th...

Health Startup Healthberry Soft Launches Beta To Measure Patient Feedback

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14 mentions5 days ago 5 days ago
UK-based health startup HealthBerry has soft launched its beta. Pitched as a "better way to engage with patients" the startup uses social media as a way..

Great School Lunches Connect Students to Integrated Food Systems

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3 mentions4 days ago 4 days ago
For many children, school food programs have the power to make or break their day.

How technology plays a role in the future of food

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3 mentions2 days ago 2 days ago
The Institute of Food Technologists is on the case of population growth, bringing technology, innovation, scientists and food experts into the discussion.

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

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2 mentions2 weeks ago 2 weeks ago
Waffle tacos, donut sandwiches -- when will the madness end?

You Can Now Try Google Glass at Home Before You Buy It

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21 mentions5 days ago 5 days ago
For those curious about trying Google Glass before shelling out $1500 to make a purchase, Google is launching a free try-it pilot for the high-tech specs.

Ireland tests smartphone-enabled produce display

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2 mentions1 week ago 1 week 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.

Meet the Inventors of a 3-D Printer for Hyper-Complicated Candy

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23 mentions1 day ago 1 day ago
The only limitation is its build chamber, which can hold the equivalent of 4,200 sugar cubes or 105,000 calories.

Bucks entrepreneur's raw foods flying off the shelves

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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:

Plant Breeders Release First 'Open Source Seeds'

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Scientists and food activists are launching a campaign to promote seeds that can be freely shared, rather than protected through patents and licenses. They call it the Open Source Seed Initiative.

RunKeeper's Breeze Tracks Your Steps on the iPhone 5s

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6 mentions5 days ago 5 days ago
RunKeeper is expanding beyond running with Breeze, a new iPhone 5s app for tracking how many steps you take in a day via the smartphone’s M7 co-processor.

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

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8 mentions6 days ago 6 days ago
Producers and suppliers trace and count every item they distribute. It's time to share that information with everyone, writes Mira Trebar