Lumachain, using computer vision to transform meat production, bites into new capital
Lumachain's goal is to solve some of the global meat industry's key challenges, including employee shortages and supply chain disruptions.
Pink Sauce went viral on TikTok. But then it exploded (literally).
Over the last month, a chef in Miami has been taking over TikTok with her signature product: Pink Sauce. Carly Pii, who uses the handle @chef.pii, posted a series of videos promoting her homemade cond
Saltalk turns up the heat on its virtual kitchen following new $8M cash infusion
Saltalk, a virtual kitchen and e-commerce platform, closed on $8 million of Series A financing to continue developing its one-two punch of authentic cuisine, made by both restaurant chefs and home coo
Galley Solutions turns kitchen chaos into recipe for streamlined operations
The company’s technology is a kitchen productivity tool that focuses on core recipe data, and the purchasing and inventory aspects stem from that.
Construct Capital’s $300M fund targets critical infrastructure automation
The firm invests in the manufacturing, transportation and logistics sectors, which, they say “represent over half our country’s GDP and have not been tech-enabled.”
Ghost Financial whips up new capital into finance tools for ghost kitchens
After operating his own ghost kitchen, Keto Kitchen, in Austin for the past year, serial entrepreneur John Meyer saw that fintech resources for the industry were lacking. When Keto Kitchen had good sa
DishDivvy serves up marketplace for on-demand, home-cooked food
Etsy was the inspiration for DishDivvy’s marketplace, which aims to reduce the additional overhead costs for its home cooks.
Will your nose know lamb? Black Sheep Foods is betting it will
While plant-based versions of chicken and beef have become popular in recent years, Black Sheep Foods believes that meats, like lamb and other game, were left behind by the trend.
Meez keeps recipes in one place so chefs can continue whipping up culinary delights
Meez is a kitchen collaboration tool, recipe keeper and progression, training and prep all rolled into one.
Magnify raises $6M for its post-sales orchestration platform
In many companies, post-sales can be a bit of a haphazard process, with customer success, marketing and product teams all trying to figure out how to provide the best service to new and existing custo
Hacking lettuce for taste and profit
"The first thing you notice is just the smell," chief science officer of Bowery Farming Henry Sztul says excitedly. "It's got that smell, right?"
CookUnity whips up nationwide expansion following $47M round
CookUnity combines the ready-to-eat meal category with a chef-focused business model that provides restaurant-quality meals at home.
Private chef parties at home startup Yhangry raises $1.5M seed from VC angels and Ollie Locke
There’s an “Uber for everything” these days, and now there are “Ubers for personal chefs”. Just take a look at PopTop or 100 Pleats for instance. Now in London, there is Yhangry (which brand
Nomad’s charcoal grill suitcase is modern ingenuity combined with classic cooking
Dallas-based Nomad set out to take an age-old cooking method and modernize it — but not by introducing connected or smart features. Instead, the Nomad Grill & Smoker takes classic charcoal grill
Fylamynt raises $6.5M for its cloud workflow automation platform
Fylamynt, a new service that helps businesses automate their cloud workflows, today announced both the official launch of its platform as well as a $6.5 million seed round. The funding round was led b
Spying a pivot to ghost kitchens, SoftBank’s second Vision Fund pours $120 million into Ordermark
“We’re building a decentralized ghost kitchen,” is a sentence that could launch a thousand investor calls, and Alex Canter, the chief executive officer behind Ordermark, knows it. Th
Progress snags software automation platform Chef for $220M
Progress, a Boston-area developer tool company, boosted its offerings in a big way today when it announced it was acquiring software automation platform Chef for $220 million. Chef, which went 100% op
Asmoke’s portable pellet grill is super affordable and great for small spaces
Smokers and pellet grills are growing in popularity, likely because a lot more people are cooking at home — and looking for other ways to up their home chef game. The Asmoke Pellet Grill, which
LogDNA announces $25M Series C investment and new CEO
LogDNA, a startup that helps DevOps teams dig through their log data to find issues, announced a $25 million Series C investment today along with the promotion of industry vet Tucker Callaway to CEO.
Amazon gives away a free year of live and on-demand cooking classes on Food Network Kitchen app
Amazon is bringing a year’s worth of free, live and on-demand cooking classes to tens of millions of Amazon Fire TV and Fire tablet owners across the U.S., thanks to an expanded collaboration wi