TechCrunch: Fish replacement may be the next big wave in alternative protein development

Brian Kateman Contributor Fish make up 16% of animal protein consumed globally, and demand is set to rise, according to the United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization, largely thanks to rising disposable incomes. But overfishing is hugely problematic – and it’s not…

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TechCrunch: Everyone loves pizza, including VCs

Joanna Glasner Contributor More posts by this contributor Which public US universities graduate the most funded founders? Big revenues, huge valuations and major losses: charting the era of the unicorn IPO Sometimes a person (I’m not naming names here) tires…

TechCrunch: Uber eats Uber Eats, embedding it in the main app

Uber’s best hope to beat all its ride sharing and food delivery competitors is that it does both. Through cross-promotion, it can combine activities people might only do a few times per week or month into a product they open…

TechCrunch: The savage genius of SoftBank funding competitors

Venture capitalists aren’t supposed to make their portfolio companies battle to the death. There’s a long-standing but unofficial rule that investors shouldn’t fund multiple competitors in the same space. Conflicts of interest could arise, information about one startup’s strategy could…

Mashable: Making gourmet Doritos is this pastry chef’s greatest challenge yet

By Sage Anderson2019-05-22 19:26:26 UTC [embedded content] The stakes are high for Claire Saffitz, the pastry chef helming the show Gourmet Makes on Bon Appétit, but her standards “have lowered.”  After attempting to recreate various confounding junk food treats, Saffitz…