Wild Earth

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Wild Earth is a technology startup developing clean protein pet foods. The company is currently developing no-meat food for dogs made from an eco-friendly and renewably sourced fungi, a complete protein containing all ten essential amino acids. 

TypePrivate
Founded2017
HQBerkeley, US
Websitewildearth.com

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Employees (est.) (Sep 2019)22

Key People/Management at Wild Earth

Ryan Bethencourt

Ryan Bethencourt

CEO
Ernie Ward

Ernie Ward

Chief Veterinary Officer
Ron Shigeta

Ron Shigeta

Chief Science Officer
Abril Estrada

Abril Estrada

Head of Operations
Florian Radke

Florian Radke

Chief Marketing Officer
Kristen Sinch

Kristen Sinch

Chief of Staff
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Wild Earth Office Locations

Wild Earth has an office in Berkeley
Berkeley, US (HQ)
2865 Seventh Street
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Wild Earth Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

2017

Wild Earth total Funding

$12.2 m

Wild Earth latest funding size

$11 m

Time since last funding

4 months ago

Wild Earth investors

Wild Earth's latest funding round in May 2019 was reported to be $11 m. In total, Wild Earth has raised $12.2 m
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Wild Earth Online and Social Media Presence

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Wild Earth's Rescue Dog Runway Launch Party!

To celebrate the dog food launch Wild Earth sponsored the Rescue Dog Runway Show that was hosted by Pollution Studios. There was a catwalk - ahem - dogwalk where a variety of rescue pups, available for adoption through Michelson Found Animals, would be able to strut their stuff and get adopted.More

Yeast: An Ancient Food for Modern Times

Eating a plant-based diet is a dog’s ancient biological creed. They’re built for it, and it is a testament of how humans, domestic animals, and (yep, you guessed it!) yeast, have evolved in harmony throughout time, to rely on one another for basic survival needs.More

Yeast: The Protein Powering Your Pup

Don't let the name fool you Let’s talk about the tiny, under-appreciated miracle that is yeast. The first ingredient in Wild Earth’s dog food is ‘Dried Yeast’ aka 'Nutritional Yeast' - which is a very unassuming name for something so powerful.  We feel yeast is long past overdue for its moment in th…

Hey CRAVE… Vegan Dogs ARE a thing.

Recently, Crave Pet Food released a commercial called "VEGAN PETS ARE NOT A THING". Ok, we see you Crave! As of writing this, Crave has spent over $3 million running this ad on TV. Makes you wonder - what are they so worried about? Here is our answer...More

Is Raw Dog Food Safe?

As dog lovers, we want to give our pets the best food possible, but that’s becoming more and more difficult with new fad diets popping up frequently enough to rival the human diet industry.More

Dog Food Made Better

Two years ago we started Wild Earth with the goal to make dog food better. For too long, the typical options available to pet parents have been SHOCKING - dog food today is terrible for the environment, worse for our dogs’ health, and lastly plain mean to animals. We knew we could do better, It took…
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Wild Earth Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Wild Earth founded?

    Wild Earth was founded in 2017.

  • Who are Wild Earth key executives?

    Wild Earth's key executives are Ryan Bethencourt, Ernie Ward and Ron Shigeta.

  • How many employees does Wild Earth have?

    Wild Earth has 22 employees.

  • Who are Wild Earth competitors?

    Competitors of Wild Earth include SafeTraces, MPM Products and Kriser's.

  • Where is Wild Earth headquarters?

    Wild Earth headquarters is located at 2865 Seventh Street, Berkeley.

  • Where are Wild Earth offices?

    Wild Earth has an office in Berkeley.

  • How many offices does Wild Earth have?

    Wild Earth has 1 office.