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Simple Feast raises $12M from Balderton and 14W to expand its weekly meat-free meal-box deliveries

The vast majority of environmental experts say that avoiding meat and dairy is the single most important, and most impactful action, you can take to reduce your personal impact on Earth. Why? Because

Insight Venture Partners closes on its largest fund with $6.3 billion

Insight Venture Partners has raised $6.3 billion for its latest (and largest ever) fund as technology investors continue to amass increasingly large war chests. In the wake of SoftBank’s massiv

The startup that facilitates deliveries for HelloFresh in SF and LA raises $4.3 million

AxleHire, a last-mile logistics startup that facilitates deliveries for companies like HelloFresh, Freshly, Sunbasket, La Boulangerie and others, has raised $4.3 million from Acorn Pacific, RGA Ventur

What it’s like cooking with meal kit startup Chef’d

I’ve tried both Blue Apron and HelloFresh before, but I don’t like being locked into some subscription, so I decided to go with Chef’d this time around. Chef’d, which raised $3

Blue Apron competitor HelloFresh prices IPO, raising up to $369 million

HelloFresh, the Berlin-based cooking kit delivery company, priced its IPO at the middle of its expected range at €10.25, or roughly $11.91. This means that the company could raise up to €318

HelloFresh co-founder is working on a prepared meal service for kids

Because it's rude to leave out children, HelloFresh co-founder Dan Treiman has teamed up with Joanna and David Parker to launch a healthy prepared meal service for the little ones. Treiman, who joined

Blue Apron is laying off hundreds of employees

As Blue Apron approaches its next earnings report in a couple of weeks, the company said Wednesday that it is laying off 6 percent of its staff as part of "a company-wide realignment of personnel to

Equity podcast: IPO spree continues, and Magic Leap wants $1 billion

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. This week we had the full crew on deck: Katie Roof, Matthew Lynley

Blue Apron competitor HelloFresh planning to raise up to $353 million in IPO

HelloFresh, the Berlin-based cooking kit delivery company, revealed that it’s planning to raise up to $353 million in an IPO on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange. The move would value HelloFresh at u

Marley Spoon launches ‘affordable meal kit’ Dinnerly

It appears that companies in the meal kit space aren't out of fresh ideas just yet with news that Marley Spoon, a startup that originally hails from Berlin but has since made its focus the U.S., is la

HelloFresh is launching a wine club, taking a page from the Blue Apron playbook

As competition among them heats up, meal kit startups are expanding their repertoire, including by selling their dinner kits at groceries and adding new products to their catalogs. Today, early meal k

The winner of the meal kit market won’t be a meal kit company at all

Now, meal kit companies are facing an onslaught of competition from newcomers and big food brands alike. Turning a profit has proven elusive. And somewhat embarrassingly, it looks like meal kit comp

Blue Apron could deliver an IPO in 2017, but should it?

Meal kit makers Blue Apron may be preparing to file for a 2017 IPO, according to Reuters. The report says that the food startup has hired bankers from Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley and Citigroup to th

Eurocorn? HelloFresh Raises Another $84.7M

Fresh meals delivered to your home weekly on a subscription basis have become a big business in recent years. Today that trend is confirmed as Scottish investment firm Baillie Gifford pumps $84.7 mill

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 de

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

"I think more and more startups will take some portions of the massive billion dollar supermarket industry. And there are many ways into it," says an upbeat-sounding Fabian Siegel, co-founder <a targ

HelloFresh Raises $126 Million In Series E From Rocket Internet

<a target="_blank" href="https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/hellofresh">HelloFresh</a>, the European startup that delivers perfectly portioned groceries and recipes for you to cook at home, has j

HelloFresh Cooks Up $50 Million Series D From Insight Venture Partners

As we inch ever closer to a truly Wall-E world, HelloFresh has secured $50 million in Series D funding led by Insight Venture Partners, with participation from existing investor Phenomen VC. HelloF

Recipe Kit Subscription Service Gousto Raises $2M To Keep HelloFresh Out Of Its Kitchen

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.gousto.co.uk/">Gousto</a>, the UK recipe kit subscription service that competes with Rocket Internet's HelloFresh, and <a target="_blank" href="http://www.crunchbas

Rocket Internet’s HelloFresh Says Hello To $7.5M, As The Meal Prep Service Sets Its Eyes On The U.S.

Berlin's <a target="_blank" href="http://www.rocket-internet.com/">Rocket Internet</a> has of late made a big business out of <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/tag/rocket-internet/">incubating and
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