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Wild Earth (company)

Wild Earth (company)

Company using cellular agriculture to produce pet food.

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On May 22, 2019 Wild Earth completed their series A funding round with $11 million in funding from VegInvest (lead investor), Vectr, Radical Investments, Mars Petcare, Founders Fund, Felicis VenturesFelicis Ventures, and Bits x Bites. 

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Wild Earth is a biotechnology company founded in 2017 and headquartered in Berkeley, CaliforniaBerkeley, California developing clean high-protein pet foods that are healthier, better for the environment, and more humane than conventional pet food products. Their first product is a dog treat made with Koji, a fungi enjoyed by billions of people around the world that is eco-friendly and renewably sourced.

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On May 22, 2019 Wild Earth completed their series A funding round with $11 million in funding from VegInvestVegInvest (lead investor), Vectr, Radical Investments, Mars Petcare, Founders Fund, Felicis Ventures, and Bits x Bites. 

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On May 22, 2019 Wild Earth completed their series A funding round with $11 million in funding from VegInvest (lead investor), VectrVectr, Radical Investments, Mars Petcare, Founders Fund, Felicis Ventures, and Bits x Bites. 

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Wild Earth is a biotechnology company founded in 2017 and headquartered in Berkeley, California developing clean high-protein pet foodspet foods that are healthier, better for the environment, and more humane than conventional pet food products. Their first product is a dog treat made with Koji, a fungi enjoyed by billions of people around the world that is eco-friendly and renewably sourced.

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On August 3, 2018 Wild Earth completed their seed funding round with $650,000 in funding from Mogul (lead investor), Pathfinder, Leap Venture Studio, Founders Fund, and Peter ThielPeter Thiel. On March 18, 2019 Wild Earth expanded their seed funding round with $550,000 in funding from Mark Cuban.

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On May 22, 2019 Wild Earth completed their series A funding round with $11 million in funding from VegInvest (lead investor), Vectr, Radical Investments, Mars Petcare, Founders Fund, Felicis Ventures, and Bits x BitesBits x Bites. 

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On August 3, 2018 Wild Earth completed their seed funding round with $650,000 in funding from Mogul (lead investor), Pathfinder, Leap Venture StudioLeap Venture Studio, Founders Fund, and Peter Thiel. On March 18, 2019 Wild Earth expanded their seed funding round with $550,000 in funding from Mark Cuban.

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Wild Earth is a biotechnology startupcompany founded in 2017 and headquartered in Berkeley, California developing clean high-protein pet foods that are healthier, better for the environment, and more humane than conventional pet food products. Their first product is a dog treat made with Koji, a fungi enjoyed by billions of people around the world that is eco-friendly and renewably sourced.

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Investors include Felicis Ventures, Blue Horizon, Mars Petcare, VegInvest, Social Impact Capital, Macro Ventures, Stray Dog Capital, Michelson Found Animals Foundation, Founders Fund, and Thiel Capital.

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On August 3, 2018 Wild Earth completed their seed funding round with $650,000 in funding from Mogul (lead investor), Pathfinder, Leap Venture Studio, Founders Fund, and Peter Thiel. On March 18, 2019 Wild Earth expanded their seed funding round with $550,000 in funding from Mark Cuban.

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On May 22, 2019 Wild Earth completed their series A funding round with $11 million in funding from VegInvest (lead investor), Vectr, Radical Investments, Mars Petcare, Founders Fund, Felicis Ventures, and Bits x Bites. 

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Wild Earth is a biotechbiotechnology startup developing clean high-protein pet foods that are healthier, better for the environment, and more humane than conventional products. Their first product is a dog treat made with Koji, a fungi enjoyed by billions of people around the world that is eco-friendly and renewably sourced.

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Their company and vision is driven by pioneers in cellular agriculturecellular agriculture led by chief science officer Ron Shigeta, Ph.D., an experienced business team led by chief executive officer Ryan Bethencourt, and Dr. Ernie Ward, known as “America’s Pet Advocate.”

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Their company and vision is driven by pioneers in cellular agriculture led by chief science officer Ron Shigeta, Ph.D., an experienced business team led by chief executive officerchief executive officer Ryan Bethencourt, and Dr. Ernie Ward, known as “America’s Pet Advocate.”

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Wild Earth is a biotech startup developing clean high-protein pet foods that are healthier, better for the environment, and more humane than conventional products. OurTheir first product is a dog treat made with Koji, a fungi enjoyed by billions of people around the world that is eco-friendly and renewably sourced.

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OurTheir company and vision is driven by pioneers in cellular agriculture led by chief science officer Ron Shigeta, Ph.D., an experienced business team led by chief executive officer Ryan Bethencourt, and Dr. Ernie Ward, known as “America’s Pet Advocate.”

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Our investorsInvestors include Felicis VenturesFelicis Ventures, Blue Horizon, Mars Petcare, VegInvestVegInvest, Social Impact Capital, Macro Ventures, Stray Dog CapitalStray Dog Capital, Michelson Found Animals Foundation, Founders Fund, and Thiel Capital.

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Our investors include Felicis Ventures, Blue Horizon, Mars Petcare, VegInvest, Social Impact Capital, Macro Ventures, Stray Dog Capital, Michelson Found Animals Foundation, Founders FundFounders Fund, and Thiel Capital.

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Our company and vision is driven by pioneers in cellular agriculture led by chief science officer Ron Shigeta, Ph.D., an experienced business team led by chief executive officer Ryan BethencourtRyan Bethencourt, and Dr. Ernie Ward, known as “America’s Pet Advocate.”

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Wild Earth is using cultured proteins to grow human grade Koji for the production of vegan pet food.

Wild Earth is a biotech startup developing clean high-protein pet foods that are healthier, better for the environment, and more humane than conventional products. Our first product is a dog treat made with Koji, a fungi enjoyed by billions of people around the world that is eco-friendly and renewably sourced.



Our company and vision is driven by pioneers in cellular agriculture led by chief science officer Ron Shigeta, Ph.D., an experienced business team led by chief executive officer Ryan Bethencourt, and Dr. Ernie Ward, known as “America’s Pet Advocate.”



Our investors include Felicis Ventures, Blue Horizon, Mars Petcare, VegInvest, Social Impact Capital, Macro Ventures, Stray Dog Capital, Michelson Found Animals Foundation, Founders Fund, and Thiel Capital.

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Wild Earth (company)

Company using cellular agriculture to produce pet food.

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Seed Funding

Total Raised: Undisclosed

Investor: Social Impact Capital

Seed Funding

Total Raised: $4,000,000

Investors: Stray Dog Capital, Macro Ventures, Felicis Ventures, Babel Ventures, Aera VC and M Ventures

Seed Funding

Total Raised: Undisclosed

Investor: R/GA Ventures

Seed Funding

Total Raised: $650,000

Lead Investor: Mogul

Investors: Founders Fund, Peter Thiel, Path Finder and Leap Venture Studio

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