Today’s key global wellness news articles from around the world, impacting the industry and influencing the business of wellness.
Israeli start-up Future Meat Technologies has secured $14 million in a seed funding round as it intends to build the world’s first cultured meat pilot production facility. The round was led by S2G Ventures, one of the forces behind Beyond Meat’s IPO, and Emerald Technology Ventures, a Swiss-based venture capital firm.
Louis Vuitton Moet Hennessy (LVMH), the conglomerate that owns many of the world’s best-known luxury brands, has just invested in a startup called Madhappy that, on the surface, doesn’t seem like any other brands in its wheelhouse. The two-year-old brand, founded by four twentysomething buddies in Los Angeles, creates streetwear that is centered on optimism.
My trainer, Lawrence, is taking me through a new routine, dipping low into a squat jump and up again. “Keep those reps up!” This is not a normal living room workout or an outdated fitness DVD. A heartbeat tracker, strapped to my chest, pips along to my propress.
Anne-Marie Dacyshyn went from being chief marketing officer of snowboarding outfitter Burton to chief marketing officer of cannabis brand Dosist. You find a cooler résumé. Dachyshyn was in Pyeong Chang with the Burton athletes for the 2018 Winter Olympic Games when she got the call from Dosist.
At Lowell Farms: A Cannabis Cafe, you’ll get a bite and a bud.