Coffee

This coffee machine wants to make capsules a thing of the past

We’re all pretty bored of plastic or aluminum capsules for coffee-making, and I guess buying pre-ground coffee, a beans-to-cup machine or just grinding your own beans is too much work for some f

Coffee paraphernalia co Fellow brews up a round of funding

If you’re a fan of coffee, spend any time in fancy coffee shops or have a penchant for Kickstarter, you’ll probably have stumbled across Fellow at some point along the way. The nine-year-o

Miso Robotics brings a new coffee monitoring system to Panera

Miso made a name for itself with the hamburger-cooking robot, Flippy. The company has done a fine job diversifying itself in the world’s fast food kitchens with the additions of Sippy and Chippy, ai

Frozen coffee startup Cometeer raises $35M Series B and launches its product in earnest

Gloucester, Massachusetts-based Cometeer has been around for nine years. In that time, the company has built up a mad scientist’s lair worth of coffee scientists, equipment and processes to jolt

General Catalyst, Tiger Global lead $25M investment into Blank Street’s micro specialty coffee shops

The company now operates 14 locations in a mix of 700-square-foot brick-and-mortar spaces and mobile street carts. Each location hit profitability within two months after opening.

Compound Foods brews up $4.5M to make coffee without beans

Compound Foods uses synthetic biology to create coffee without coffee beans by extracting molecules.

Spinn taps into $40M to create better coffee brewing, discovery experiences

When you are a coffee lover, taste matters, and Spinn is brewing up some fresh funding to bring connected coffee to new customers through its hardware-enabled coffee marketplace.

Osma’s high-tech instant cold brew could change summertime coffee forever

It’s rare that a truly new way to make coffee is invented, and nearly all of them have one thing in common: heat. After all, it’s hot water that quickly extracts flavor and body from groun

Bottomless closes $4.5M Series A to scale its subscription coffee business

As a devoted coffee drinker I was enthused by the idea of Bottomless. The Y Combinator-backed startup sends its users coffee as they run low so that they never run out of the Magic Juice of Life. What

China’s Luckin Coffee will pay $180 million to settle accounting fraud charges

China’s embattled coffee delivery startup Luckin has reached a settlement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, agreeing to pay a $180 million penalty to settle charges that it overs

Gift Guide: 9+ caffeinated gift ideas for your favorite coffee lovers

The pandemic has meant we leave our homes far less often, and that means fending for ourselves when it comes to coffee. But too many of us have old, cheap coffee makers or worse, pod-based ones at hom

BeanBon coffee roaster makes roasting at home easy, with customization for advanced coffee lovers

The BeanBon Coffee Roaster is kicking off a crowdfunding campaign for its countertop smart roaster device, seeking a total of $10,000 over the next month. The BeanBon is already a fully realized produ

China’s embattled Luckin Coffee adds lifestyle products to its menu

The Luckin saga continues as the Chinese coffee challenger seeks solutions to the undesirable consequences of a $310 million fraud. On Tuesday, the company announced sacking chief operating officer L

Taika is building a better coffee through natural chemistry and adaptogens

So, an eight-year product veteran from Facebook and an internationally renowned barista walk into a coffee bar… It’s not a joke. It’s the origin story for Taika, a new startup that&#

Amazon launches a Dash Smart Shelf for businesses that automatically restocks supplies

Amazon may have stopped selling its Dash buttons for consumers, but it’s not done with dedicated Dash hardware: The company is launching its new Amazon Dash Smart Shelf today. Aimed at small bus

The FrankOne is a simple and portable coffee brewing gadget

The FrankOne coffee maker, fresh off a successful crowdfunding campaign, is now available for purchase, and I got a chance to test out one of the first run of these funky little gadgets. While it won'

Bellwether Coffee, ‘the fastest-growing company in coffee,’ raises $40M Series B

Bellwether Coffee plans to take its tech-enabled commercial roaster overseas with the fresh funds.

China’s coffee upstart Luckin pushes into India and Middle East

Luckin continues to expand at jaw-dropping speed as it announced plans to open shop overseas for the first time. On Monday, the Starbucks challenger from China said it has signed a memorandum of under

Indonesia’s Kopi Kenangan raises a sweet $20M to expand its coffee business

Kopi Kenangan, a startup that wants to make quality, fresh coffee affordable to Indonesian consumers, has raised $20 million as it begins to consider overseas expansion in Southeast Asia. The round co

The Geesaa automates (but overcomplicates) pourover coffee

Making pourover coffee is a cherished ritual of mine on most mornings. But there are times I wish I could have a single cup of pourover without fussing about the kitchen — and the Geesaa, a new gadg
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