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‘Rocket Lab of plant protein’ approaches lift-off

John Penno and Maury Leyland Penno rope in Rocket Lab funder, basketballer Steve Adams for big Series A raise.

Dita De Boni Fri, 08 Apr 2022

A Christchurch-based company its founders believe to be the ‘Rocket Lab’ of plant protein has raised $22 million in a Series A funding round led by one of the space company’s biggest investors, Silicon Valley’s Khosla Ventures. 

Leaft Foods, founded by Dr John Penno and Maury Leyland

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