AgFunder Adds Renowned Food and Ag Banker and Innovation Head Manuel Gonzalez as Partner

SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Feb 2, 2021–

AgFunder, the leading foodtech and agtech venture capital firm, is excited to announce that former Rabobank innovation head Manuel Gonzalez has joined as Partner.

Gonzalez joins founding partners Michael Dean and Rob Leclerc in managing AgFunder’s growing number of foodtech and agtech funds, and will take the lead on fundraising for the firm’s Fund IV later this year.

Most recently, Gonzalez served as Global Head of Food & Ag Startup Innovation for Rabobank, one of the world’s leading agrifood-focused financial services providers. During that time, he launched the bank’s startup innovation platforms FoodBytes! and

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Global Functional Food and Beverage Market 2020 Segmentation, Future Business Strategy, Manufacturers Analysis and Forecast by 2025

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Feb 02, 2021 (CDN Newswire via Comtex) —
The recently distributed report entitled Global Functional Food and Beverage Market 2020 by Manufacturers, Type and Application, Forecast to 2025 is well crafted using a combo of significant data related to the market. The report comprises a point by point knowledge about key aspects related to the global Functional Food and Beverage market such as product scope, market revenue, opportunities, growth rate, sales volumes, and figures. The report tracks the new technological advancements and new releases to assist clients … Read More

Christie Brinkley is stunning popping out of a cake as she celebrates 67th birthday



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Christie Brinkley never ceases to amaze her fans and she did just that when she shared a glorious photo of herself triumphantly popping out of a massive cake in celebration of her birthday. 

The photo, which was taken last year, shows Christie in a leotard type ensemble, popping out of a massive fake cake. She even took to the air on a flying trapeze for her birthday celebration in which she would have turned 66. 

The supermodel, who turns 67 on February 2, captioned the photo: “On my birthday last year I popped out

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Carefree ‘wedding cake house’ collapses after large fire; no injuries reported

A large fire collapsed a Carefree home on Tuesday morning but caused no injuries, according to Rural Metro Fire.

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Lucky noodles, whole fish and rice cake recipes for Year of the Ox

For the Fang family of San Francisco, navigating the week-long Chinese New Year is typically a dizzying experience.

Between their two restaurants, Chinatown’s historic House of Nanking, owned by Peter and Lily Fang, and SoMa’s modern Fang restaurant, from chef-owner daughter Kathy, the Fangs usually get home from service and their own Chinese New Year’s eve celebration at 2 a.m., their feet sore and bellies full with fish, dumplings, noodles and other lucky foods eaten for the holiday.

This year, of course, will be different. For the first time, instead of hosting a big dinner party with extended family,

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Cake heads into the bush with special edition Kalk AP electric moto

Swedish electric motorcycle company Cake has launched the Kalk AP, a special edition developed to help rangers protect wildlife in the African bush. The motos are also supplied with Goal Zero solar kits to keep the battery topped up in the wild.

Recently, anti-poaching rangers have reportedly had some success using dirt bikes for patrolling the African bush. But these bikes run on gas, and can be heard approaching from miles away – allowing poachers to pack up and leave before the rangers arrive. Plus the fuel needed to run these machines often needs to be hauled to where it’s

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