Goldbely, a San Francisco, CA-based specialty food marketplace that connects local food providers to eaters, raised $10m in Series A funding.
The round was led by European investment firm Global Founders Capital and previous investor Intel Capital (via the Intel Capital Diversity Fund), with participation from returning investors CrunchFund, 500 Startups, 645 Ventures and FundersClub.
The company, which has raised $13m in total funding, intends to use the funds to expand its operations and technology teams across offices in San Francisco and New York.
Founded in 2013 by Joe Ariel, CEO, Goldbely sources iconic, regional, and local foods from all kinds of cuisines across the country and ships them to customers.
The company, which was part of Y-Combinator accelerator, has managed the shipment, logistics, and customer service for over 200,000 food orders within the past year. These orders are individually packaged by one of the company’s 300 food partners with available delivery to all 50 states.
Current food items include Momofuku Milk Bar’s Birthday Cake, Gino’s East Chicago Deep Dish Pizza, Central Grocery’s Muffuletta sandwiches from New Orleans, New York City’s Ess-a-bagels, and more.