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Soylent Even More Green Than We Thought, With $20 Million Series A Round

Soylent has confirmed its Series A funding round, which Re/code initially reported last week. The Los Angeles-based maker of a nutritional meal-replacement formula has raised $20 million in Series A funding from Andreessen Horowitz and previous investor Lerer Ventures; Index Ventures and individual investors also contributed to the round. Andreessen Horowitz general partner Chris Dixon, who is joining Soylent’s board, has written that Soylent’s appeal lies not only in the product it makes, but also in the community it has created around food science.

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