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We tried the first lab-grown sausage made without killing animals. It was smoky, savory, and tasted like breakfast

A Silicon Valley startup called New Age Meats offered us a taste of the world's first pork sausage made in a lab without killing any animals. Here's how the cultured meat cooked, smelled, and tasted.
Itzik Frid is a longtime Israeli tech entrepreneur and the CEO of Takwin Labs, a startup incubator focused on Arab-led startups.

Israel’s tech scene is growing so fast the country is called the ‘Startup Nation,’ but a local venture capitalist says it’s in...

Itzik Frid, a longtime Israeli tech entrepreneur and the CEO of a startup incubator focused on Arab-led startups, believes that the country will lose its edge if it can't better integrate its Arab minority into the tech industry.
Dan Stelmach and Nick Sky, brothers and founders of the ChangEd student-loan payment app.

Startup founders who landed a deal with Mark Cuban on ‘Shark Tank’ used a 100-year-old piece of business advice to build their company fro...

Nick Sky and Dan Stelmach, brothers who founded the student-loan-payment app ChangEd, say you need to "embrace the broom" to find success as an entrepreneur. "Embracing the broom" means doing whatever job that needs to be done and not thinking the work is beneath you.
Paul Graham and Drew Houston.

Learn from Y Combinator’s Paul Graham and Dropbox’s Drew Houston as they take the stage together at IGNITION 2018

Learn how Paul Graham vets startups that pass through Y Combinator and whose accelerator program helped Drew Houston grow Dropbox into a $12 billion enterprise.

We tasted the first lab-grown sausage made without slaughtering any animals — here’s what it was like

New Age Meats, a Silicon Valley company funded by startup hub IndieBio, offered us a taste of the world's first pork sausage made without a farm. The cultured, or cell-based, meat is made from real pig cells.

A venture capitalist and former Obama official are giving startups $30 million to fix a ‘crisis’ in our food system — and you can ap...

FoodShot Global is a new fund for researchers and startups solving problems in food and agriculture that stem from soil degradation. Venture capitalist Victor Friedberg, former Obama-administration official Sara Eckhouse, and former Rabobank North America CEO Rajiv Singh will lead the fund.
"Things really go wrong when you forget what you're trying to say and you slip up," said Vibes founder Jack Mann, pictured.

An entrepreneur who went on ‘Shark Tank’ to pitch his 3-month-old startup in front of a national audience relied on an unusual memory tech...

On the "Shark Tank" stage, Vibes founder Jack Mann used a memory technique that involved associating keywords with images to remember his pitch. Ultimately, he received a $100,000 offer from Kevin O'Leary — and turned it down.
Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos delivers remarks at a White House event in 2016.

Amazon HQ2 might be headed to Washington, DC, so we asked local startups what they thought about the move — here’s what they said

Amazon is close to announcing the location of its second North American headquarters. While many local startups value the company's ability to attract new talent, they share a few concerns.

Some of Silicon Valley’s leading startups making meat from cells are abandoning the term ‘clean meat’ — here’s what to c...

Instead of using the label "clean meat," CEOs of several startups have opted for other language. The move is aimed at making it easier to collaborate with traditional meat companies and to more accurately represent real meat that's made from cells.
"You have to remind yourself that it's a television show." Randy Goldberg (left) and David Heath pictured.

‘Shark Tank’ founders who were called ‘sock cockroaches’ on national TV prepared answers to about 300 questions before they ev...

Before their appearance on "Shark Tank" in 2014, the cofounders of sock company Bombas rehearsed their answers to all questions and potential follow-up questions from the Sharks. Ultimately, they scored a $200,000 deal with Daymond John.