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Binyamin Ali

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McWin Partners has launched McWin Food Tech Fund, a €250 million vehicle that will target the whole food value chain, including “ingredients and alternative proteins," said partner Martín Dávalos.
The alternative protein start-up has taken its total capital raised to $2bn since being founded in 2011 and raised $700m in 2020.
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Teachers’ Innovation Platform has grown to amass a C$3.7bn portfolio since it was launched in 2019 and made its first agtech investment in mid-June when it led a $226m Series B for Motif FoodWorks.
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The direction signaled by the bloc over the past few years is creating a fundraising environment beneficial to start-ups and is now backed by a sustainability-conscious subsidy package.
The vehicle has already made four investments across its mandate, with Peruvian agribusiness Phoenix Foods and solar energy solutions provider SunColombia among the early beneficiaries.
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The portfolio companies of the NY firm have also fared well on the fundraising trail, as it plots a successor $250m vehicle to its debut $50m fund.
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