Depending on who is asked, Kannapolis, N.C., is most well known for being the birthplace of either Parliament-Funkadelic’s George Clinton or NASCAR legend Dale Earnhardt Sr. The mind behind “Atomic Dog” and the Intimidator don’t have a whole lot in common, but one thing they do share is a legacy of turning their respective fields on their heads
Kraft Heinz has launched a new venture capital fund to invest in emerging tech companies that are transforming the food industry. Kraft Heinz has committed up to $100 million to the fund, named Evolv Ventures, and has hired investor Bill Pescatello to lead the fund.
Poppilu, a Chicago-based maker of antioxidant lemonades, has been selected for Kraft Heinz's first Springboard Incubator program. Poppilu founder Melanie Kahn is the only female business owner chosen for the program.