MycoTechnology and BlueNalu have been named winner and runner-up of the Radicle Protein Challenge by Syngenta, bagging home US$1 million and US$250,000 in investment respectively. The challenge was launched by California-based VC Radicle Growth and ChemChina-owned Swiss agri-tech Syngenta Group to search for food techs who are transforming the future of protein. Competing against more than 150 applicants globally, MycoTechnology, a Colorado-based food tech developing a mushroom fermentation platform was selected as the winner of the first prize with US$1 million in investment. It comes on the heels of its impressive US$39 million Series D funding round, which was backed by big names including Greenleaf Foods, Tyson Ventures and Kellogg-owned Eighteen94 Capital.
Source: Alt Protein Startups MycoTechnology & BlueNalu Take Home Top Prizes In Radicle Protein Challenge