Extracellular, a scale-up and development company based in the UK, has secured investment from Big Idea Ventures, a global investor in Alternative Proteins.
Extracellular is one of seventeen early-stage startups selected for pre-seed investment as part of Big Idea Ventures’ bi-annual new protein accelerator program. Investments were made through the firm’s three offices in New York, Paris and Singapore and the firm’s first fund – New Protein Fund I ($50M+ AUM).
Extracellular channels expertise in biology, digitalisation and biomanufacturing to accelerate cultivated meat and seafood as a sustainable, ethical source of nutritious animal protein. As a CDMO, Extracellular supports the pioneers in cellular agriculture to achieve their development goals.
About Big Idea Ventures
Big Idea Ventures is a venture firm focused on solving the world’s greatest challenges by backing the world’s best entrepreneurs, scientists and engineers. Through its three funds – the New Protein Fund, the Generation Food Rural Partners fund and the Strategic Opportunities fund – Big Idea Ventures invests in the best food, food technology and agritech companies globally. The firm has offices in New York, Paris and Singapore and has already invested in more than 100 companies across 22 countries. For more visit www.bigideaventures.com