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$1.6M | 5 mos ago

About Cultured Decadence

Cultured Decadence develops methods to make crustacean products using cell culture and tissue engineering techniques. The technology allows the startup to make lobster and crab meat directly from the animals’ cells to help serve the growing demand for nutritious sustainable seafood worldwide.

Cultured Decadence Headquarter Location

Madison, Wisconsin,

United States

Latest Cultured Decadence News

Cultured Decadence Raises $1.6M in Pre-Seed Funding

May 4, 2021

Cultured Decadence , a Madison, Wis.-based cellular agriculture company, closed its $1.6M pre-seed financing. Backers included Bluestein Ventures, Joyance Partners, Revolution’s Rise of the Rest Seed Fund, gener8tor, GlassWall Syndicate, Bascom Ventures, and China-based Dao Foods. The company, which also received non-dilutive funding from the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation administered by the Center for Technology Commercialization (CTC), will use the funds to expand its team and continue development of cell-cultured lobster meat prototypes in preparation for a commercial launch. Led by John Pattison, CEO, and Ian Johnson, CSO, Cultured Decadence makes sustainable seafood products that have a lower environmental impact and higher nutritional quality through the cells of shellfish without the shell or organs. The company’s technology can be applied broadly to the $160 billion market for seafood including lobster, crab, shrimp, and scallops. FinSMEs 04/05/2021

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