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 […]
Rini Greenfield is the Founding General Partner at Rethink Food – a venture capital firm that invests in entrepreneurs who are helping build the future of food. They invest in companies that help support the production, availability, and demand for healthier and more sustainable food for all people. As an impact investor, Rethink Food is looking for disruptive businesses operating across the entire food system with a focus on entrepreneurs seeking to provide sustainable and accessible food and beverage solutions for a growing population.
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 […]
Food is an essential, but commonplace part of everyday life for many of us – we develop routines and habits around eating that we may not even really notice our meals until a special occasion, holiday, or an unusual craving brings food into focus. However, putting food on the table is a challenge for millions […]
Brad Jakeman on how company growth as a metric is consistent with sustainability at the Forbes CMO Summit
“We don’t necessarily have to equate consumption with consumption of new things that we have to produce and then dispose of.”