Chicago-based foodtech Nature’s Fynd is out to capture APAC’s slice of the alt-protein pie [Q&A]

Fresh off a US$350 million Series C round led by SoftBank’s Vision Fund 2, Chicago-based fungi protein startup Nature’s Fynd is bypassing typical alt-protein markets in Europe to expand across Asia Pacific aggressively in 2022. Nature’s Fynd Chief Marketing Officer Karuna Rawal tells TechNode Global why.

Pandemic has served as a catalyst for accelerating ESG innovation in Southeast Asia, says Ee Ling Lim of 500 Startups [Q&A]

In this TechNode Global Q&A with Ee Ling Lim, Head of APAC Business Development, 500 Startups, we learn how the pandemic has served as a catalyst for companies in the region to accelerate their ESG initiatives. We also learn about the nuances in incorporating and implementing such criteria, which may include the need for a shift in corporate culture, as…

Tech is key to cost-effective sustainability reporting

Harnessing AI to automatically extract and compile data from disparate sources, it is possible to instantly calculate and report a company’s energy consumption and emissions, as well as those of the supply chain.

The future of the world is predicated on humanity solving three challenges: food, energy, and waste [Q&A with Tan Szue Hann for Startup Weekend Singapore 2021]

Climate change causes changing harvest patterns that threaten the predictability of supply, while over-cultivation leads to the desertification of land. Food self-sufficiency, and farming in urban areas, could revolutionize our traditional modes of procuring food.

We need contextualized solutions to address sustainability challenges across Southeast Asia [Q&A with Durwin Ho for Startup Weekend Singapore 2021]

Innovation and sustainability come hand in hand. For sustainability to truly be sustainable, it actually requires the presence of a vibrant ecosystem that is able to introduce new technologies and perspectives to address the challenges we face today.