Impossible Foods

Impossible Foods develops a new generation of meats and cheeses made entirely from plants. The Company selects specific proteins and nutrients from greens, seeds and grains to recreate the experience of meats and dairy products. Impossible Foods' mission is to give people the enjoyment of food that comes from animals without the health and environmental drawbacks. 

Company Growth (employees)
Redwood City, US
Size (employees)
193 (est)+5%
Impossible Foods was founded in 2011 and is headquartered in Redwood City, US

Key People at Impossible Foods

Patrick Brown

Patrick Brown

CEO and Founder
Nick Halla

Nick Halla

Business and Corporate Development
Jaci Kassmeier

Jaci Kassmeier

Director of HR

Impossible Foods Office Locations

Impossible Foods has offices in Redwood City, Napa, Oakland, Palo Alto and in 12 other locations
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Impossible Foods Data and Metrics

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Founding Date


Total Funding

$273.5 m

Latest funding size

$75 m

Time since last funding

about 2 months


Impossible Foods's latest funding round in August 2017 was reported to be $75 m. In total, Impossible Foods has raised $273.5 m

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Impossible Foods News and Updates

Israel found an unlikely buyer for its lab-grown meat: China

China this week inked a deal with Israel that stands to give high-tech vegan meat companies an opening into the world’s most populous country. “It…

Can protein startups and their investors take on Big Cow?

 For many of us, our first experience with fake meat involves rubbery tofu that tastes more like sneaker sole than seared filet. As we forage on, next come the veggie burgers, the soy dogs, the meatless meatballs. Eventually, we grow accustomed to these protein-dense foodstuffs. And yet, what if fak…

Impossible Foods just raised $75 million for its plant-based burgers

 Impossible Foods, the six-year-old, Redwood City, Ca.-based company known for its “juicy” meatless burgers, quietly announced $75 million in funding late last week, led by Temasek, with participation from Open Philanthropy, as well as earlier investors Bill Gates, Khosla Ventures and Horizon Ventur…

Impossible Foods CEO Pat Brown says VCs need to ask harder scientific questions

 Impossible Foods has raised more than $200 million to make a burger engineered from plants that tastes at least as good as ground beef. The company’s many backers are hoping to disrupt the massive “animal products” industry with food that is appealing, affordable and produced in an environmentally …

An on-demand delivery startup has started selling healthy fast-food out of a former McDonald's

Jeff Nobbs, founder and CEO of on-demand food delivery startup Mealmade, is working to upgrade fast-food out of the most ironic of places: an abandoned McDonald's restaurant. Founded in 2015 out of the on-demand mecca that is San Francisco, Mealmade caters to the customers …
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