Direct-to-Consumer Startup Little Spoon Gaines $7 Million
Little Spoon, a national, direct-to-consumer baby food and early childhood nutrition company, announced the delivery of one million organic meals nationwide in its first year in business, and the closing of $7 million in venture capital. Significant investors include female-led investment fund Vaultier7, Kairos, founding member of Chobani, Kyle O’Brien, Tinder founders Sean Rad and Justin Mateen, Interplay Ventures, SoGal Ventures, and a fund affiliated with the owners of the San Francisco 49ers.
Little Spoon developed Babyblends to provide fresh, high-quality, and healthy organic baby food without the use of preservatives, extreme heat, or trips to the grocery store. Using only organic ingredients, the company’s rotating menu of 50 different recipes featuring 80 different ingredients are designed in partnership with a pediatric nutrition team to ensure a baby’s nutritional needs are satisfied.