Brewing the Future: A Conversation Between the World’s Largest Brewer and a Precision Fermentation Leader

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For millennia, food innovators have used fermentation to create delicious things like beer, yogurt, and sourdough bread. Now, at least 88 precision fermentation startups have collectively raised more than $2.8 billion to develop animal proteins—without the animals and associated greenhouse gas emissions. Essentially, they program microorganisms to produce proteins chemically identical to those found in

Join Breakthrough Energy Ventures, National Science Foundation, and Lowercarbon Capital for Breakout Sessions at the SOSV Climate Tech Summit

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The SOSV Climate Tech Summit (Oct. 25-26 / free & virtual / register now) gathers the top entrepreneurs, investors, and organizations in climate tech. Throughout the Summit, VC funds and federal agencies will be hosting live breakout sessions where summit attendees can meet team members and ask live questions. If you’re a founder, you won’t

Meat the Plants: A Conversation with NotCo founder Matías Muchnik

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NotCo CEO Matías Muchnik joins the SOSV Climate Tech Summit to discuss how his company’s plant-based dairy and meat might outcompete livestock. A food tech unicorn based in the US and Chile, NotCo and its proprietary AI, named Giuseppe, have engineered a plant-based milk claimed to taste, cook, and blend just like cow’s milk. And it’s on grocery shelves today.

Unlocking the Heat of the Earth: A Panel on Geothermal energy with startups Dandelion and Quaise

Dandelion CEO Kathy Hannun and Quaise CEO Carlos Araque join the  SOSV Climate Tech Summit (Oct. 25-26 / free & virtual / register now) for a panel on rethinking and scaling geothermal. Born at X, Alphabet’s moonshot factory, Dandelion brings geothermal heating and cooling to residential homes. Dandelion’s proprietary drills make a hole that is only a few inches wide, minimizing the cost for consumers and the impact on their property. Investors in Dandelion’s $30 million Series B included Bill Gates’ Breakthrough Energy Ventures, GV, and NEA.