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More money for mayo: Food startup Hampton Creek raises $90 million in funding

San Francisco-based Hampton Creek raised $90 million in a strategic Series C financing round, the food technology startup said today. This latest investment brings the company’s total funding to $120 million. 745 more words


New Zealand fund invests $60M into biofuel startup LanzaTech

The New Zealand government’s $27 billion fund set up to cover future pension payments has invested $60 million into startup LanzaTech, which uses microbes to turn industrial waste gas into biofuels and chemicals. 312 more words

Report: VW invests in QuantumScape

Volkswagen has invested in stealth battery startup QuantumScape, according to a Bloomberg report, which said VW plans to invest in battery technology as a way to boost the range of electric cars and compete with companies like Tesla Motors. 204 more words

RIP KiOR: The Khosla-backed biofuel company finally files for bankruptcy

Biofuel company KiOR, which has become a symbol of the difficulties of venture capitalists investing in clean technology startups, finally filed for bankruptcy this week, many months after shutting down its biofuel plant and operating on fumes, unable to pay its debts. 1,533 more words