On November 29, 2017, Chefs Plate Inc. secured $10 million in its Series C financing round. The round was backed by Acton Capital, Emil Capital, and InvestEco Capital.
Chefs Plate sells fresh ingredients, groceries, and meal kits online in Ontario, British Columbia, Alberta, and Manitoba. The company was incorporated in 2014 and is based in Toronto, Canada.
Acton Capital Partners GmbH is a private equity and venture capital firm specializing in investments in seed/start-ups, early venture, mid venture, late venture, growth equity, expansions, organic growth, consolidations, growth by acquisition, PIPEs, and bridge financing.
Emil Capital Partners, LLC is the investment arm of Tengelmann Warenhandelsgesellschaft KG. It is a principal investment firm specializing in investments in small to mid-sized private firms. The firm seeks to invest in companies in the consumer product development, distribution, and e-commerce industries serving markets in the United States, Canada and Europe.
InvestEco is a venture capital firm that invests in expansion-stage private companies. It manages a series of funds including the InvestEco Sustainable Food Funds. InvestEco’s goal is to generate a strong financial returns for investors by investing in companies that promote health and sustainability in the food and agricultural sector.
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP represented Chefs Plate with a team consisting of Chad Bayne, Justin Dharamdial, and Arielle Kaplan (Corporate).