HigherSteaks

HigherSteaks

Higher Steaks is a cellular agriculture company based in London, England founded in 2017 by Benjamina Bollag, Stephanie Wallis and David Hay working to develop pork and other meat products using cellular agriculture.

Higher Steaks is a London-based cellular agriculture startup founded in December 2017 that is using cell culture techniques to develop pork and other cell-based meat products. It was founded by chemical engineer Benjamina Bollag, stem cell biologist Stephanie Wallis, and stem cell biologist Prof David Hay. According to the company website, development of cell-based pork is more sustainable, less cruel, uses zero antibiotics, and can reduce the transmission of food-borne illnesses compared to traditional pork.

Funding

Non Equity Assistance

On February 7, 2019 Higher Steaks received €15,000 in non equity assistance from The Pearse Lyons Accelerator.

Timeline

Funding rounds

Funding round
Funding type
Funding round amount (USD)
Funding round date
Investment
HigherSteaks Venture round, February 2019
Venture round
16,950
February 7, 2019
The Pearse Lyons Accelerator
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People

Name
Role
LinkedIn

Benjamina Bollag

Founder

Benjamina Bollag

CEO and Co-Founder

Dr. Atsushi Asakura

Muscle differentiation advisor

Peter Hausin

Advisor

Peter Hausin

Business Advisor

Prof. David Hay

Scientific Director

Prof. Sakis Mantalaris

Bioprocessing advisor

Stephanie Wallis

CSO and Co-Founder

Further reading

Title
Author
Link
Type
Date

100 Women Founders In Europe To Follow On Twitter And LinkedIn

Allyson Kapin

News

Antibiotic-free claims, followed by animal welfare, are the top consumer drivers for cell-based meat, says Mattson

foodnavigator-usa.com

Web

Higher Steaks is Developing Cultured Pork for the Masses

Catherine Lamb

Web

Meat Doesn't Grow on Trees--But Maybe It Could - NEO.LIFE - Medium

Anna Nowogrodzki

Web

Meat grown from cells: companies clamour to put it on your plate

Web

Documentaries, videos and podcasts

Title
Date
Link

Stephanie Wallis and Benjamina Bollag of HigherSteaks

August 15, 2018

Companies

Company
CEO
Location
Products/Services

References

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