Scaling Food Businesses – Funding activity Nov Dec 2012 to date #digitalfoodfunding

Who: Burpple

What do they do: a mobile photo sharing service for food lovers

Where: Asia

How Much and When: Dec 2012, $500,000

Thanks to TheNextWeb for that – full story here.

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Who: NatureBox

What do they do: the company distributes its own brand of nutritionist-approved health foods

Where: USA

How Much and When: Dec 2012, $2 million

Thanks to Techcrunch for that – full story here.

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Who: HelloFresh (www.hellofresh.com)

What do they do: subscription service that sends users a recipe and the needed fresh ingredients

Where: USA & Europe

How Much and When: Dec 2012, $10 million

Thanks to Techcrunch for that – full story here.

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Who: OrderAhead (www.orderaheadapp.com)

What do they do: OrderAhead gives you the ability to quickly order pickup from great local merchants.

Where: USA

How Much and When: Dec 2012, $200k

Thanks to Techcrunch for that – full story here.

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Who: Foody (www.foody.vn)

What do they do: OpenTable-like service

Where: Asia

How Much and When: Nov 2012, undisclosed

Thanks to TheNextWeb for that – full story here.

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Who: Farmigo (www.farmigo.com)

What do they do: Farmigo is dedicated to creating a healthy alternative food system

Where: USA

How Much and When: Nov 2012, $8 million

Thanks to TheNextWeb for that – full story here.

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Who: Snapdish (snapdi.sh)

What do they do: Take quick photos of your dishes.
Enjoy sharing them with your friends.

Where: Asia

How Much and When: Nov 2012, undisclosed

Thanks to TheNextWeb for that – full story here.

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Who: Urban Remedy (snapdi.sh)

What do they do: this service focuses on bringing complete packages of juices, meals, and snacks into people’s homes.

Where: USA

How Much and When: Nov 2012, $1 million

Thanks to TheNextWeb for that – full story here.

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If you know of any more funding rounds announced by digital/online/mobile food businesses in Nov/Dec 2012 leave a comment and I will update this.

thanks, Keith

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