Food52, a NYC-based cooking and provision platform, raised $6m in funding.
The round was led by 14W, Alex Zubillaga’s investment firm with participation from Scripps Networks Interactive (parent company of Food Network), Walden Venture Capital and Robin Klein, as well as existing investors Bertelsmann Digital Media Investments, Vocap Investment Partners, Joanne Wilson, Thomas Lehrman, VaynerRSE, and others.
The company intends to use the funds to expand operations and hire new people (read here).
Founded in 2009 by Amanda Hesser and Merrill Stubbs, Food52 operates a cooking site and a platform to connect people around their specific food interests. It offers curated information about food and cooking and sell kitchen and tabletop goods cooks through its shop Provisions.