WeWork Invests in a Superfood Startup
Plus, Open Bionics raises $5.9 million dollars, and a bot makes fresh bread.
WeWork is investing in pro surfer Laird Hamilton's superfood startup. The amount of funding has not been disclosed, but the money will reportedly be used to fuel product development, acquisitions, and to hire additional talent. Laird Superfood products will be available to WeWork employees at select locations.
A UK based company developing low-cost bionic hands called Open Bionics closes a $5.9 million dollar series A round. The round was led by Foresight Williams Technology. The founders aim to use the money to break into multiple international markets with plans to enter the U.S. later in 2019.
Carb lovers, rejoice! There is a robot that makes bread fresh daily! The BreadBot produces loaves of fresh, healthy, and preservative-free bread. It operates up to a 24-hour duty cycle producing 10 loaves an hour. The Breadbot was unveiled at CES.