S2G Ventures

S2G Ventures

S2G (Seed 2 Growth) ventures is a multi-stage venture capital firm operating out of Chicago, Illinois, investing in food and agriculture companies since Victor E. Friedberg, Sanjeev Krishna, and Chuck Templeton founded the company in 2014.

S2G (Seed 2 Growth) Ventures is a venture capital firm that was founded in 2014 by Victor E. Friedberg, Sanjeev Krishna, and Chuck Templeton that is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois. S2G Ventures focuses its venture capital investments in primarily American food and agriculture companies. The firm claims to invest in "soil to shelf" to cover companies operating within the entire food supply chain which includes the following industries: agriculture, ingredients, infrastructure & logistics, Information services, food safety & technology, restaurants, and brands.

Timeline

August 11, 2020

S2G Ventures launches ocean fund with $100 million in commitments

Funded Companies

Company
Description
Website
Industry
Location

Beyond Meat makes plant-based meat alternatives such as burgers, sausages, chicken strips, and ground beef. Beyond Meat was founded in 2009 by Ethan Brown and is based in Los Angeles, California.

An Israeli startup company that is working to make sustainable "animal-free" cell-based meat products available at the local level by adapting the distributed manufacturing model

An industrial biotechnology company using a bioprocessing platform to produce chemical products.

Good Eggs is an online grocery delivery service based in the Bay Area, offering fresh local produce, weeknight meal kits, everyday staples, and wine, beer, and spirits .

A company replacing chemical pesticides with plant based products.

MycoTechnology utilizes fungi based food-processing platforms to transform the flavor and value of agricultural products.

Augean Robotics is a company founded by Charles Andersen.

Kuli Kuli, Inc. is an Oakland, California-based company.

Fishpeople Seafood is a Portland, Oregon-based company.

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People

Name
Role
LinkedIn

Aaron Rudberg

Managing Director and COO

Alex Casey

Administrative Assistant

Audre Kapacinskas

Vice President

Chuck Templeton

Co-Founder and Managing Director

Cristina Rohr

Vice President

Dan Ripma

Associate

Erin Cain

Office Manger

Jessica Murphy

Business Development Manager

Mathew Walker

Managing Director

Michael Robinson

Associate

Mike Wise

Associate

Sanjeev Krishnan

Co-Founder, Chief Investment Officer, and Managing Partner

Walter Robb

Executive in Residence

Further reading

Title
Author
Link
Type
Date

AgSharks Competition seeks innovative agtech ideas

Chris Koger

Web

OpenTable's founder is still betting on food start-ups despite a troubled market

Lora Kolodny

Web

S2G Ventures Officially Launches $125m Food and Ag Fund - AgFunderNews

Louisa Burwood-Taylor

Web

S2G Ventures Partners with Former Whole Foods Co-CEO Walter Robb

Jordan Okumura

Web

S2G Ventures Wants to Professionalize AgriFood Tech Investing with $180m Fund, New Hires - AgFunderNews

Louisa Burwood-Taylor

Web

Documentaries, videos and podcasts

Title
Date
Link

Companies

Company
CEO
Location
Products/Services

James Rogers

Agriculture/Crop Protection

Adam Wolf

Data Analytics/Agriculture/Risk Reduction

Dan Denney

Food Quality and Safety Testing

Mathew Crisp

Agriculture/Biotechnology

Plant-Based Meat

Tom Burrows

Ingredients

Billy Rose

Crop Insurance

Ken Plasse

Sustainable Seafood

Rick Continelli

Frozen Fruit & Vegetable Snacks

Bentley Hall

Online Grocery Market

Industrial Biotechnology

Aidan Mouat

Food Waste Prevention

Seed Breeding

Kevin Brown

Food Consumer Platform

Lisa Curtis

Food

Elizabeth Fisher

Non-Dairy Yogurt

Organic Grass-Fed Dairy Products

Kellee James

Agricultural Trading Platform

Anthony Michaels

Agriculture

Alan Hahn

Fungi Fermentation/ Ingredients

Crop Nutrients

John Foraker

Baby Food

Neil Renninger

Plant-Based Food

Anthony Zografos

Food Safety and Traceability

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News

Title
Author
Date
Publisher
Description
Jonathan Shieber
August 11, 2020
TechCrunch
S2G Ventures, the Chicago-based investment firm focusing on startups developing technology and services for human and planetary health, is launching a new investment vehicle focused on seafood and oceanic cultivation. The firm was an investor in Beyond Meat, the $9 billion-valued publicly traded meat replacement startups that's been one of the biggest recent success stories [...]

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