food innovation

The Future Of Food Starts In Chicago

Chicago is a leader in food and agriculture innovation. From high-profile startups to the established industry leaders, the city is uniquely poised for continued innovation within the food ecosystem as demonstrated by the Chicago Venture Summit Future-of-Food event last week. To provide some background, Chicago’s food and beverage manufacturing industry is the nation’s largest, generating […]

Sifter raises $5M in Series Seed Round

We’re excited to share that Sifter, the industry-leading Nutrition as a Service™ platform, today announced raising $5M in funding. HPA participated in the Series Seed round, which was led by Valor Siren Ventures with additional participation from Wintrust Ventures. The new round of funding will help Sifter accelerate the growth of the Nutrition as a Service™(NaaS) platform and launch of Sifter Retailer Solutions.