get in my belly July 5, 2017 Newsletter Archive July 5, 2017 Share get in my belly on Facebook Share get in my belly on Twitter Share get in my belly on LinkedIn Share get in my belly via Email Newsletter Archive Replacing meat & dairy. Fintech 250. Media discussion of waste. Oooh, that’s trippy… Hi there, We just released our 73-page Feeding the Future Report which looks at the startups and technologies transforming the ways our food gets grown, stored, shipped, and sold. Read about it below. But first. Questionable Stumbled upon an interesting study by Harvard researchers on the types of questions females and male entrepreneurs get from VCs (see The Blurb for full article). The excerpt below on the different types of questions male and female entrepreneurs get is quite telling. Disrupting food Since 2012, dozens of investors have backed startups designing plant-based beef substitutes, nut- and plant-based milk, insect protein snacks, and other products with potential to reduce consumption of animal products. Keep it 250 Last week, we unveiled the Fintech 250 — a list of the most promising private fintech companies transforming financial services — at the Future of Fintech. 23 of the Fintech 250 companies have reached a valuation of $1B or more and are in the unicorn club. I regret to inform you Futurepreneur, intrapreneur, mentor capitalist, innovation sherpa, venture catalyst, and adventure capitalist are made up titles that don’t mean anything. Thank you. What a waste Government initiatives in the EU and US have driven increasing news coverage of global food waste. In early 2016, France became the world’s first country to ban food waste, driving an initial spike in media mentions. My mind is playing tricks on me This image has been driving me crazy. It’s a still image that looks like it’s moving. Freaky. Anyone know why this happens? Does this happen to everyone? Found via Scienmag tweet. The Industry Standard CB Insights data is the most trusted by those in the industry and the media. A few recent hits. CNBC. A look at Blue Apron’s shares on its first day of trading with a reference to CB Insights valuation data. Business Insider. Graham Rappier (@g_rapier) writes about CEOs and execs who have laughed off disruption and sources quotes from CB Insights. Fortune. Jen Wieczner (@jenwieczner) writes about Michael Novogratz’s panel discussion at the Future of Fintech. I love you. Anand @asanwal P.S. Tomorrow we’re digging into Asian tech trends. Join us for the briefing. If you aren’t already a client, sign up for a free trial to learn more about our platform.