Gousto, the UK recipe kit subscription service that competes with Rocket Internet's HelloFresh, and Housebites (post-pivot), has raised $2 million in new funding. The investment was led by London VC MMC Ventures, with participation from existing backers, including Angel CoFund. Read More
Rocket Internet’s HelloFresh Says Hello To $7.5M, As The Meal Prep Service Sets Its Eyes On The U.S.
Berlin's Rocket Internet has of late made a big business out of incubating and growing e-commerce startups in emerging markets, far away from the U.S. where the competitive field is much more crowded. But today comes news of a funding round for portfolio company HelloFresh that will be used to invest directly in the eye of the storm. The meal-prep company -- which assembles ingredients for a dish… Read More
Fancy Some Three-Dimensional Wellness? Recipe Kit Service HelloFresh Partners With Weight Loss App Noom
Arguably, eating healthily takes both motivation and time. And in what's being billed as "a world first, three-dimensional wellness experience" (presumably with a straight face), the recipe kit subscription service HelloFresh is partnering with weight loss coaching app Noom to tackle the problem from both ends. Read More
HelloFresh, the subscription service that sends users a recipe and the needed fresh ingredients so that they can get busy in the kitchen, has announced that it's raised a new round of funding from Vorwerk Ventures, along with original backers, the Samwer brothers' Rocket Internet, Holtzbrinck Ventures and Kinnevik. The amount is only being disclosed as a "high seven figure sum", though TechCrunch… Read More