Kuli Kuli raises $4.25 million to make moringa a mainstay in the US diet
 Oakland-based food startup Kuli Kuli has raised $4.25 million in a Series A round of funding to bring moringa, a high-protein plant, to more kitchens in the US according to CEO and co-founder Lisa Curtis. During her time working in Niger for the Peace Corps, Curtis got a taste for the moringa plant, which grows pervasively in tropical climates, and is higher in iron, calcium and protein than… Read More ...
Edyn debuts smart water valve to put home gardens on autopilot
 Oakland, Calif.-basedEdyn  started selling a new, smart gardening device this week, an internet-connected water valve that lets users irrigate their food, flowers or lawns automatically. The Edyn Water Valve uses data from the company’s Edyn Garden Sensor, a soil sensor, along with local weather systems, to adjust the moisture levels in the soil. If a user wants to, they can… Read More ...