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Series H | Alive

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Last Raised

$500M | 2 yrs ago



About Impossible Foods

Impossible Foods offers plant-based meat. It develops technologies to produce plant-based foods to replace existing meat and dairy products for a lower impact on the global environment. It produces chicken nuggets made with soy protein, patties with plants, beef, sausage, chicken, and more made out of plants. The company was founded in 2011 and is based in Redwood City, California.

Headquarters Location

400 Saginaw Drive

Redwood City, California, 94063,

United States



ESPs containing Impossible Foods

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Consumer & Retail / Food & Grocery Tech

The alternative meat & seafood fermentation market harnesses the power of microbial fermentation to offer sustainable and ethical solutions to the traditional meat and seafood industries. It involves the production of plant-based or cultured protein sources, providing eco-conscious consumers with alternatives that reduce the environmental impact associated with conventional animal farming while ad…

Impossible Foods named as Leader among 15 other companies, including Quorn Foods, Aleph Farms, and Motif FoodWorks.


Research containing Impossible Foods

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CB Insights Intelligence Analysts have mentioned Impossible Foods in 6 CB Insights research briefs, most recently on Aug 9, 2021.

Expert Collections containing Impossible Foods

Expert Collections are analyst-curated lists that highlight the companies you need to know in the most important technology spaces.

Impossible Foods is included in 6 Expert Collections, including Agriculture Technology (Agtech).


Agriculture Technology (Agtech)

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Companies in the agtech space, such as equipment manufacturers, surveying drones, geospatial intelligence firms, and farm management platforms


Unicorns- Billion Dollar Startups

1,228 items


Synthetic Biology

238 items

Companies involved in design and development of new biological parts, devices, and systems; as well as the re-design of existing biological systems.


Food & Beverage

2,802 items

Startups in the food & beverage space, including alternative proteins, vertically-farmed produce, functional beverages and more.


Alternative Proteins

408 items

This Collection includes B2B and B2C companies developing alternatives to animal-derived proteins, including plant-based meat, dairy alternatives, lab-grown or cultured meat, and fermented proteins.


Wellness Tech

1,370 items

We define wellness tech as companies developing technology to help consumers improve their physical, mental, and social well-being. Companies in this collection play across a wide range of categories, including food and beverage, fitness, personal care, and corporate wellness.

Impossible Foods Patents

Impossible Foods has filed 60 patents.

The 3 most popular patent topics include:

  • nutrition
  • biotechnology
  • food additives
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Fatty acids, Vegetable oils, Nutrition, Food additives, Dietary supplements


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Fatty acids, Vegetable oils, Nutrition, Food additives, Dietary supplements



Latest Impossible Foods News

Former Impossible Foods Senior Counsel Joins Synonym to Drive the Biomanufacturing Revolution

Nov 14, 2023

US biomanufacturing platform Synonym announces the appointment of Daniel Bregman as its new General Counsel and Head of Development in yet another recruitment of a former Impossible Foods expert. Synonym explains that Bregman, former Senior Product Commercial Counsel at Impossible Foods, led important initiatives and gained valuable experience scaling clean technology startups. Previously, he held senior positions at the vertical farming startup Plenty and Cypress Creek Renewables, where he was involved in numerous clean energy projects.  As head of development, Bregman will drive Synonyms’s pre-development projects and focus on the successful growth and expansion of the company’s development engine. He will also work to speed up facility development cycles. “I’m excited to dive headfirst into helping Synonym identify, purchase, and build its first infrastructure sites, and ... more

Impossible Foods Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was Impossible Foods founded?

    Impossible Foods was founded in 2011.

  • Where is Impossible Foods's headquarters?

    Impossible Foods's headquarters is located at 400 Saginaw Drive, Redwood City.

  • What is Impossible Foods's latest funding round?

    Impossible Foods's latest funding round is Series H.

  • How much did Impossible Foods raise?

    Impossible Foods raised a total of $2.006B.

  • Who are the investors of Impossible Foods?

    Investors of Impossible Foods include Mirae Asset Global Investments, Temasek, XN Capital, Coatue, Khosla Ventures and 38 more.

  • Who are Impossible Foods's competitors?

    Competitors of Impossible Foods include BlueNalu, DAIZ, Spero Foods, THIS, JUST Egg and 7 more.


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UPSIDE Foods engages in the cell-based meat industry. It aims to transform the way meat is made with a new kind of farming. The company's solution is to develop technology to produce real meat without animals by farming animal cells instead of animals. The company was formerly known as Crevi and Memphis Meats. It was founded in 2015 and is based in Berkeley, California.

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Aleph Farms

Aleph Farms operates as a food technology company, specializing in cell-grown meat. It grows beef steaks, from non-genetically engineered and non-immortalized cells isolated from a living cow, without slaughtering the animals. The company was founded in 2017 and is based in Rehovot, Israel.

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Prime Roots

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