Blue Apron

  • Plated Is Served $35 Million In Series B

    Plated Is Served $35 Million In Series B

    Plated, the NY-based company that delivers pre-portioned ingredients and recipes at your door each week, has today announced the close of a $35 million Series B round. Existing investors Greycroft Partners and Formation 8 participated in the financing. Plated launched back in 2012 with a simple vision: reduce waste by delivering perfectly portioned meals (in the form of ingredients and… Read More

  • Blue Apron [Cooking Reference Here] An iOS App

    Blue Apron [Cooking Reference Here] An iOS App

    For the first time in the three years of its existence, NY-based Blue Apron is releasing a mobile app for iOS. The new app gives Blue Apron members the ability to make changes to their recipe selections and deliveries, and share their finished meals. But most importantly, the app will give users a full-blown cooking companion, complete with video tutorials, tips and tricks, and suggested… Read More

  • Blue Apron's Recipe for Success

    An Interview With Blue Apron CEO Matt Salzberg

    Blue Apron, the NY-based startup that delivers weekly pre-portioned ingredients and recipes to your home, has been cooking over the past year. The company recently announced that it had surpassed 1 million meals shipped monthly, putting estimated yearly revenue at $120 million. And if that weren’t enough, the company raised $135 million in Series D at a $2 billion valuation. We sat… Read More

  • Blue Apron Eats Up $135M At A $2B Valuation

    Blue Apron Eats Up $135M At A $2B Valuation

    Blue Apron has just announced that it closed a $135 million round of funding led by Fidelity Management and Research Company, with participation from existing investors. The WSJ reported last month that this round was being sought at a $2 billion valuation. Update 10:30am ET: A Blue Apron spokesperson has just confirmed to TechCrunch that this round was closed at a $2 billion valuation. Blue… Read More

  • HelloFresh Is Delivering 4 Million Meals Per Month

    HelloFresh Is Delivering 4 Million Meals Per Month

    HelloFresh has just shared that it is now selling 4 million meals per month. The company says that this is more than the company sold in the entire first half of 2014 combined. HelloFresh is a food delivery service that competes directly with Blue Apron and Plated, delivering pre-portioned and planned meals at your door each week for you to cook. The space is so hot right now, with Blue… Read More

  • Marley Spoon, The Cook-At-Home Food Delivery Service Backed By GFC, Launches In U.S.

    Marley Spoon, The Cook-At-Home Food Delivery Service Backed By GFC, Launches In U.S.

    “I think more and more startups will take┬ásome portions of the massive billion dollar supermarket industry. And there are many ways into it,” says an upbeat-sounding Fabian Siegel, co-founder Marley Spoon. After debuting in Germany last year, followed by the Netherlands and U.K., the Berlin-headquartered cook-at-home food subscription and delivery service sees its U.S. launch today. Read More

  • Blue Apron Blows Past 1 Million Meals Sold Each Month, Looks To eCommerce

    Blue Apron Blows Past 1 Million Meals Sold Each Month, Looks To eCommerce

    Blue Apron has just announced the launch of a new e-commerce store, which will go live next week, to round out the service’s grocery and recipe delivery service. The company has also announced that it has doubled sales since early May, with 1 million meals sold each month. “We think that the Blue Apron Market will be an important part of the business for us,” said CEO… Read More

  • Announcing The New Convenience Economy Disrupt Panel With Blue Apron’s Matt Salzberg, Good Eggs’ Rob Spiro, And DoorDash’s Tony Xu

    Announcing The New Convenience Economy Disrupt Panel With Blue Apron’s Matt Salzberg, Good Eggs’ Rob Spiro, And DoorDash’s Tony Xu

    Convenience is one of those problems that almost any entrepreneur can tackle, whether you are running an expansive business like WunWun’s on-demand delivery for everything, or running a specifically tailored business like YourMechanic. But some entrepreneurs are looking at the problem of convenience and pairing it with universal needs. With that in mind, I’d like to introduce some… Read More

  • Blue Apron Closes $50M Led By Stripes Group At $450M Valuation

    Blue Apron Closes $50M Led By Stripes Group At $450M Valuation

    Just as we had previously reported, Blue Apron has officially closed a $50 million Series C round of funding led by Stripes Group. According to our sources, the $50 million came at a $450 million valuation, and brings the company’s total funding to $58 million. Read More