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Vegan Handbag Co. Finalist in Business Competition

Vote Pansy Maiden to victory as the fashion forward company enters the home stretch in a business pitch competition.

Pansy Maiden has gained recognition in the cruelty-free community for its stylish line of vegan-friendly handbags, but recently the Massachusetts-based company has showed mainstream potential as a finalist in a business-pitch competition sponsored by Google Apps and Indiegogo. Pansy Maiden was one of 150 companies to enter the contest and is now a top-10 finalist. On March 19, Pansy Maiden’s final pitch will be streamed live at Boston’s Fenway Park. The winner will get consulting time with a venture capitalist and have their product launched by startup-assistance company the Daily Grommet. You can support Pansy Maiden by voting for them here!

Brothers Row Across Atlantic to Dispel Vegan Myths

Jude Massey and Greg Bailey are currently in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean, rowing for hours and eating only plant-based meals to show that animal products are not necessary for extreme athletic abilities.
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Stand-Up Comic Adam Sank Goes Vegan for the Animals

The funnyman credits documentary What the Health for pushing him from vegetarianism to veganism.
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Cargill Invests in Plant-Based Protein

The animal agriculture feed supplier joins PURIS—the largest pea-protein producer in North America—in its mission to create sustainable plant-based foods.
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Muay Thai Fighter to Open Vegan Bakery in NYC

Vegan chef Watt Sriboonruang's Rawsome Bakery will land on Orchard Street in Manhattan—further veganizing a street occupied by vegan apparel company MooShoes and vegan store Orchard Grocer.
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Vegan Brand Breaks Indiegogo's Crowdfunding Record

Vegan meal shake startup Bear Brands raised more than $65,000 from 250 backers in the first day of its crowdfunding campaign.
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This Week on VegNews TV: The secret to these delightful sweet treats is white beans! Aylin Erman shows you how to make these simple blondies.

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