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Facts & Figures

abillion Celebrates Fifth Anniversary, Surpassing $2.8M in Donations & 1M Downloads

Sustainability platform abillion is celebrating its five-year anniversary, along with the achievement of a number of significant milestones. The abillion app has now been downloaded a million times, while the company has broken records by donating over $2.8 million to global impact partners in more than 180 countries worldwide. These donations have helped to create impact for animals, children, and the environment. abillion has also raised over $17 million of investment since its inception, recently closing its first ever community investment round where 290 members worldwide invested over $500,000. The company has grown by 20 times over the past two years. “At abillion, we’re working to inspire people to discover purpose and values through the things all of us do every day,” says founder and …


Company News

Beyond Animal Launches Mobile App to Help Investors & Entrepreneurs to Connect

The Beyond Animal platform announces the release of its mobile app for iOS and Android phone users. The free app is now available for download on the Apple Store and Play Store. Launched in 2018, Beyond Animal says it aims to make it easier and more intuitive for investors and entrepreneurs to connect, collaborate and share information with each other and so accelerate the growth of the vegan economy.  With the app, users can network, apply for jobs and post and interact in groups through their smartphones. Users can create accounts and customize their profiles using the Beyond Animal app, and enjoy all platform functionalities on the go. The app also hosts online events and conferences, such as the New Food Invest, the popular Beyond …



Investments & Finance

Bunge Limited Invests AU$45.7M in Faba Bean Specialist Australian Plant Proteins

Global agri-food company Bunge Limited recently announced a new AU$45.7 million investment in Australian Plant Proteins (APP), which works in the extraction of protein from the faba bean, also known as the broad bean. This strategic investment is designed to support the growth of the plant-based market in Australia and enable APP to double its production of plant protein isolates by March 2022.



Agriculture / Agribusiness

Waitrose Trials App That “Assesses Emotional Wellbeing” of Farmed Animals

UK supermarket Waitrose has revealed what it calls a “pioneering”mobile app which it claims will “assess and begin to understand the emotional wellbeing” of animals that are bred and slaughtered to create products made of their flesh. Vegan charity Viva! says in response that “they seem to be missing a fundamental principle of animal sentience.”


Startups, Accelerators & Incubators

Vegan Browser Extension Now Live On 20+ Shopping Sites Including Tesco, Planet Organic and Amazon

The Vegan Filter is a browser extension that helps consumers go and stay vegan as they shop online. The filter offers a shortcut for new and long-time vegans alike, but is especially helpful for those who have recently converted to plantbased, filtering products automatically on shopping sites. Launched earlier this year in the UK and ranking #1 vegan extension for Chrome globally, it is now running on more than 20 major shopping sites.




Company News

Abillionveg Secures Largest Seed Funding for a Social Impact Startup in Singapore

abillionveg, a social impact platform operating within the plant-based movement, has today announced that it has secured US $2 million in seed funding led by California-based venture fund 500 Startups, bringing the company’s total funding to $2.6 million. The company’s investors include New York-based 1/0 Capital, Zurich-based Blue Horizon Group, Singapore-based Calibre Ventures.


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Vanilla Bean: “It’s Time For a New way of Delivering. Packaging-free Food Delivery is Possible.”

Until now, vanilla bean has been known as a restaurant guide app for helping you find vegan-friendly restaurants. Now, the startup is entering into a new phase: vanilla bean is aiming to become the world’s first vegan and packaging-free delivery service. To this end, a new crowd-investing campaign has just launched. Co-founder and CEO Fabian Kreipl shared in an interview with us what the sustainable delivery concept is all about.