Funding

Woolies backs meat-free protein startup in $3.5 million raise

- July 14, 2021 2 MIN READ

Sydney plant-based proteins startup Harvest B has raised $3.5 million in seed funding just 12 months after launching. The seed raise was led by Aura Ventures and W23, the venture capital arm of supermarket giant Woolworths. The startup also landed a $1 million grant from the federal government’s Advanced Manufacturing Growth Centre Commercialisation Fund. It… Read more »

News & Analysis

Woolworths VC fund W23 backs ecommerce startup Longtail UX in $2.25 million raise

- August 14, 2020 2 MIN READ

Retail tech startup Longtail UX has raised $2.25 million led by Woolworths Group’s venture capital arm, W23, and Steven Lew’s Global Retail Brands.  The supplementary equity comes on top of $3 million round in March this year, led by Investec through its Investec Emerging Companies Fund I. Woolworths is looking at adopting the startup’s technology across… Read more »