Rethink Food Newsletter September 2023

Spotlight: AI and the Food System It’s hard these days to read about any industry where the transformative potential of Artificial Intelligence (AI) is not discussed. At Rethink Food, we have been focused on AI-enabled companies since inception, and now they make up a significant percentage of our portfolio. For example: Brightseed uses its advanced […]

Rethink Healthcare Real Estate’s 2022 Sustainability Report

We are thrilled to share our inaugural Sustainability Report with the Rethink Healthcare Real Estate community. The past few years have been pivotal for our team, marked by a rebranding emphasizing one firm and our focus on delivering strong returns while investing in a socially responsible manner. Now, with the release of our 2022 Sustainability Report, […]

Rethink Education’s 2022 Impact Report

Welcome to our 2022 Impact Report. Thank you to our trailblazing portfolio companies who provided the data and narratives necessary to make this report possible. Reflecting on the magnitude of impact our portfolio creates brings us immense joy and reminds us why we do this work. We are grateful to all of you who have […]

Rethink Food Newsletter April 2023

FoodTech Trends According to a Pitchbook Q4 2022 report, after declining for three consecutive quarters, FoodTech VC funding seems to have stabilized. In Q4 2022, FoodTech VCs invested $2.8 billion across 316 deals, a slight 4.8% QoQ decline in deal volume. 1,578 agreements, totaling $20.2 billion, were completed annually. Deal values plummeted by an astounding […]

Rethink Education’s Q4 Investment Strategy

Education technology became a popular investment category during the depths of the pandemic: in 2020 and 2021, many venture capitalists got the opportunity to experience online education and remote training in their own homes, and many new entrants began making big bets at high valuations. But in 2022, some of these tourists seem to have […]

All About School Finance: a Conversation with Allovue

Does school finance feel like a black box? Are you having trouble finding reliable resources for the inside scoop? This episode is for you! We chat with two experts in the field: Jess Gartner, CEO & Founder, and Jason Becker, Chief Product Officer of Allovue, a portfolio companies of Rethink Education. Allovue works with K-12 […]

Our Teachers Are Leaving — What Now?

Our Teachers Are Leaving — What Now? Amanda Beaudoin

By Amanda Beaudoin A look at the problem and potential solutions. You are an elementary school student. You squeeze into your desk in an overcrowded classroom while an adult you have never seen before stands in front of your class — yet another substitute teacher filling in since your teacher left last month.

Our Rebrand

Inside Seavest’s rebranding to Rethink Capital Partners Seavest embraces a new name, keeps the people and the purpose By Rethink Capital Partners Team We’re excited to share that Seavest Investment Group and Rethink Capital Partners are uniting under a single name: Rethink Capital Partners. Each of our strategies will display the Rethink branding; most notably […]

Is Food Still Hot?

Brad Jakeman & Rini Greenfield, Co-Founders & Managing Partners, Rethink Food Excerpt from September 2022 Newsletter A recent report by Pitchbook generated wide media attention suggesting that Food Tech as a sector may be experiencing a slowdown. Let’s get into that first! Pitchbook reported that in the second quarter of 2022, the overall transaction value […]