13. Apeel Sciences $250.0M
Round: Series D
Description: Goleta-based Apeel Sciences develops plant-derived shelf life extension technology for fresh produce that improves quality and reduces food waste. Founded by James Rogers in 2012, has now raised a total of $360.0M in total equity funding and is backed by investors that include Andreessen Horowitz, GIC, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Invoca, and Tech Coast Angels.
Investors in the round: GIC, Katy Perry, Oprah Winfrey, Rock Creek Capital, Tao Capital Partners, Upfront Ventures, Viking Global Investors
Funding month: May
Industry: Advanced Materials, Agriculture, AgTech, Biotechnology, Food Processing, Waste Management
Founders: James Rogers
Founding year: 2012
Total reported equity funding: $360.0M
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