Food tech startup Tovala announces $500,000 in seed funding

photo of the tovala oven“All of our engineering talent is either out of the U of I or closely tied to the U of I,” says David Rabie, who was a part of the first collaboration between Booth and Engineering at Illinois in October of 2014. “That meeting opened my eyes to the potential and I kept my ears to the ground for engineering talent from Urbana-Champaign. It is something that we are particularly proud about, especially considering our investors are tied to both universities.”

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