CookUnity, a New York-based startup enabling users to order food through its mobile app and online, raised $1.0M in funding.
The round was led by Matias de Tezanos and Rohit DSouza with participation from and angel investors Jose Vargas, Alberto Gross, Howard Yeh, Stella Maris Partners and Invariantes Fund.
The company, which currently services the Manhattan market, plans to use the funds to expand its product offering and acquire new customers in Manhattan and expand into Brooklyn and Queens.
Founded in 2015 by CEO Mateo Felix Marietti and Head Chef Lucia Cisilotto, CookUnity provides a platform that enables independent chefs to sell their specialties online. Over 60 chefs are part of CookUnity’s Chefs Community. They rotate every week depending on their own schedules. Each Chef cooks his own recipes with farm fresh ingredients and packed chilled, with instructions to be heated.
Customers can log on to CookUnity from the web, via an iOS App, and soon, Android, in order to choose between 15 to 20 daily meals and place an order using their credit card. They can choose from a wide variety of cuisines and dietary restrictions.
CookUnity is open for dinner seven nights a week and for lunch from Monday to Friday.