Monthly Archives: December 2020

Chicago startup gets $45 million to make vegan meat from microbes found in Yellowstone National Park

This month, Chicago-based startup Nature’s Fynd (formerly Sustainable Bioproducts) raised $45 million in venture capital debt and equipment funding to bring its innovative vegan products, made using volcanic microbes found in Yellowstone National Park. In 2008, Nature’s Fynd co-founder Mark Kozubal, PhD, came across the microbe while researching fungal lifeforms that could survive extreme conditions […]