THE LATEST NEWS IN FOOD & BEV STARTUP

Farmigo

How Farmigo Is Turning NYC into a Food Startup Hub

Last month, more than 70 people assembled for the very first Food Hackers event. Located in a repurposed warehouse/garage space in the Gowanus neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York

By: Ronald Barba. Source: Tech Cocktail NYC

Meal-Kit Startup Plated Raises $15M to Make Home Chefs of Us All

New York City-based Plated (Dine In Fresh Inc.) raised $15 million in new Series A funding, co-founder Nick Taranto told Venture Capital Dispatch, to grow its meal-kit delivery operation in the U.S.

By: Lora Kolodny. Source: Wall Street Journal

Farmigo

Can this startup kill off the supermarket?

Farmigo, a small farm-delivered food service, has an audacious dream: It thinks it can help wipe out the likes of Kroger and Albertsons.

By: Beth Kowitt. Source: Fortune

Forage

Play Chef With Forage’s Twist On Restaurant Delivery

San Francisco is a great town for foodies and Forage, the brain child of Foodzie founders Roband Emily LaFave has emerged as an option for those who want to cook their favorite restaurant dishes at home.

By: Sarah Buhr. Source: TechCrunch

Instacart

Food 3.0 & the Instacart anomaly

Instacart, currently the most well funded and fastest growing startup in the emerging food space, is an anomaly. The evolution in food startups seems to have bypassed Instacart’s elementary appearance as an un-curated, broad, digital grocery store.

By: Ezra Galston. Source: VentureBeat

Winterlife

In Seattle, Entrepreneurs Push the Limits on Pot Delivery

William “Jackrabbit” Large pulls his SUV onto the side of a downtown Seattle street, parking behind an Amazon Fresh delivery truck and carrying a product the online retailer doesn’t offer: marijuana.

By: Manual Valdes. Source: Inc.