Who is the Best Investors For a Startup?
What is an Investor For Startup Called?
What Do Investors Get in Return From Startup?
How Do I Invest in the Food Industry?
How do Small Businesses Invest in Startups?
Where do I go to Invest in Startups?
What are the 4 types of investors?
Food & Beverage (CPG) Investors
VC Investors in Food & Beverage Startups
Union Kitchen partners with entrepreneurs to successfully launch and scale a brand. According to their website, less than 3% of CPG brands grow beyond $10 million in value and under 1% grow beyond $100 million. Through our Accelerator, 7.5% of brands have achieved valuations above $10 million.
Alcohol Beverage and 'Booze' Investors
VC/PE Investors in Alcoholic and Non-Alcoholic Beverages
Founded in 2015, InvestBev Group has grown to be a top adult beverage private equity firm. Helmed by a 3rd generation industry veteran Brian Rosen, IBG has raised nearly $100M with AUM of over $500M. They specialize in short return windows while offering non correlated investing as a cornerstone of their strategy. InvestBev LLC is the Nation’s largest adult beverage only focused private equity firm.
Siete Bucks Spirits are the operating partner behind Proper No. Twelve Irish Whiskey (Connor McGregor), Teremana Tequila (Dwayne The Rock Johnson), and Delola Spritz (Jennifer Lopez). They have a playbook for successful entrepreneurs.
Goat Rodeo Capital
A venture capital fund focusing on opportunities in the Alcohol Beverage, Beverage, and adjacent technology industries.
Spirits Investment Partners
Spirits Investment Partners (“SIP”) was founded in 2015 by Marc Bushala (Co-founder and CEO of Angel’s Envy). SIP brings best-in-class capabilities in product innovation, branding, package design, procurement, marketing, sales, distribution, compliance, finance and accounting to provide a comprehensive suite of resources for brands in its portfolio.
Paul Hletko is the grandson of a former Evanston mayor who was responsible for the city’s status as a dry town for over a century. Hletko’s efforts to change the local laws and open a distillery led to the creation of Few Spirits.
Few Spirits is known for producing a variety of craft spirits, including whiskey, gin, and other innovative products. They place an emphasis on quality and unique flavor profiles, and their spirits have gained recognition in the industry for their distinctive character.
Davos Brands is a spirits development company based in New York City. It was founded in 2014 by Michael Dean, who previously worked at Diageo and Pernod Ricard. Davos Brands’ mission is to build and develop the highest quality, best-in-class wine and spirits brands that create a valuable and lasting connection with consumers.
The company’s portfolio includes a number of award-winning brands such as Aviation Gin, Sombra Mezcal, TYKU Sake, Andrew Chrisomalis, and Guillaume Cuvelier.
Founder of SVEDKA Vodka, Aviation Gin, & Davos Brands, he is the driving force behind these powerhouse brands —and co-owner of Cuvelier Los Andes. Guillaume’s contributions to the world of alcohol are nothing short of iconic.
Wilco Faessen is the Chairman and Co-Founder of WhistlePig Whiskey. He is also a Senior Managing Director and Co-Head of Global Consumer Retail at Evercore, an investment banking firm.
Faessen co-founded WhistlePig which was acquired by Moët Hennessy.
Influencer Backed CPG Investors
Who is the biggest food and beverage Company?
Nestle is the world’s largest food and beverage company in the world 2021, maintaining its lead in the industry as sales of its frozen staples such as Hot Pockets, Stouffer’s, and DiGiorno increase alongside coffee brands such as Nespresso. This is relevant because of strategic acquisitions that happen in the food & beverage space where massive conglomerates buy stakes in smaller startups that are growing fast.
Food & Beverage Crowdfunding Platforms
CPG Events & Conferences to Attend
Temasek is an investment company headquartered in Singapore. Supported by 13 offices internationally, Temasek owns a net portfolio value of S$381 billion (US$283 billion) as at 31 March 2021.
Our portfolio covers a broad spectrum of sectors, including: financial services; telecommunications, media & technology; transportation & industrials; consumer & real estate; life sciences & agribusiness; as well as energy & resources.
Revolution Rise of the Rest
Part of the DC-based venture capital firm Revolution, this fund invests in seed- and early-stage companies across multiple industries.
Springdale Ventures is a venture capital firm focused on consumer packaged goods.
How do you market to angel investors in food & beverage startups?
An angel investor (also known as a private investor, seed investor or angel funder) is a high-net-worth individual who provides financial backing for small startups or entrepreneurs, typically in exchange for ownership equity in the company. Often, angel investors are found among an entrepreneur’s family and friends.
Angel investors also attend events and conferences where they learn about new opportunities and deal flow. It is recommended to be a part of food & beverage specific events and conferences.