UPSIDE Foods was founded in 2015 by Uma Valeti and William Clem. According to the Motley Fool, as of December 2023, “The food technology company likely won't complete an IPO anytime soon. It's still an early-stage company that received approvals from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to sell its cultivated chicken products in 2023.” UPSIDE Foods has not publicly endorsed a plan to participate in an IPO.

UPSIDE Foods is a sustainable food technology company that created lab-grown chicken and other cultured meat. Per Forge data, UPSIDE Foods has raised a total of $598M in funding over 8 rounds. Their latest funding was raised on Jun 21, 2023, from a Grant round. Key investors include Abu Dhabi Growth Fund, SoftBank Vision Fund, SOSV, DFJ Element, Temasek Holdings, Norwest Venture Partner, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

These comments should not be interpreted to mean that the company is formally pursuing or foregoing an IPO.

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What is Upside Foods's IPO price?

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What is Upside Foods's funding to date?

Upside Foods has raised $620.19MM to date.
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When was Upside Foods founded?

Upside Foods was founded in 2015.
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Where is Upside Foods headquartered?

Upside Foods is headquartered in Berkeley, California.

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What is Upside Foods' vision?

Upside Foods' vision is to make our favorite food a force for good.

Who are Upside Foods's major investors?

Norwest Venture Partners
Temasek Holdings
Fifty Years
Stray Dog Capital
SoftBank Investment Advisers
Humboldt Fund

Upside Foods Funding Rounds and Last Known Valuation

Date Funding Round Funding Raised Price per Share Last Known Valuation
4/21/2022 Series C-1 and C-2 $412.04MM raised $XXX.XX $XXX.XX
1/22/2020 Series B-1 and B-2 $186.25MM raised $XXX.XX $XXX.XX
8/23/2017 Series A-1 and A-2 $21.9MM raised $XXX.XX $XXX.XX
Based on primary financings
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