Almanac, a NYC-based venture capital firm focused on investing in the food and hospitality sector, closed a $30m fund.
Led by David Barber, co-owner of Blue Hill and Blue Hill at Stone Barns, and Managing Director Zoe Feldman, Almanac makes early-stage investments and serves as an operational partner for a limited number of next generation CPG, experiential retail, and agriculture and hospitality technology companies.
It partners with existing firms serving supply chain, operations, distribution, analytics, and brand experience to identify and drive success for a hand-selected portfolio.
So far, Almanac has invested in
– Nona Lim, a line of Asian-inspired heat-and-sip soup cups, bone broths and noodles;
– Pilotworks, an operator of culinary incubators in the U.S.; and
– BlueCart, a wholesale order management platform for buyers and sellers in the hospitality industry.