Impossible Foods was founded in 2011 by Stanford biochemist Patrick Brown. In an interview from October 2019 during TechCrunch Disrupt, CEO Patrick Brown noted that he doesn’t see an IPO in the company’s near-term roadmap. These comments should not be interpreted to mean that the company is formally pursuing or foregoing an IPO.
Impossible Foods develops plant-based meat alternatives. The company has raised over $750 million in Venture Capital funding from investors including Quantum Global Partners, AME Cloud Ventures, Blue Horizon, Sailing Capital, Temasek Holdings, Gates Ventures, Horizons Ventures, and Khosla Ventures. Per company press releases, Impossible Foods last raised $300 million in May 2019 at a post-money valuation of $2 billion.