Local Crate, a Saint Paul, Minnesota-based locally-driven food platform, raised $1.4m in seed funding.
The round was led by The Syndicate Fund, Matchstick Ventures, M25 Group, and Router Ventures and a select group of Minnesota angel investors.
The company use the funds to accelerate market and channel growth on a national scale.
Led by Frank Jackman, co-founder and chief executive officer, Erin Newkirk, chief marketing officer, and James Collins, vice president of operations, Local Crate delivers seasonal meal kits in partnership with chefs, local farmers, and passionate makers.
A Techstars alum, the company is set to launch in Illinois.