Alpine Start Foods Raises Equity Funding

Alpine Start Foods, a Boulder, Colo.-based premium brand of instant coffee for everyday adventures, raised a venture capital funding round.

Slow Ventures made the investment adding to existing backers including CPG veterans, Steve Hughes (Sunrise Strategic Partners), Hass Hassan (Greenmont Capital, board member Whole Foods Market) and Jane Miller (Formerly, Rudi’s Organic Bakery).

The company will use the funds for product innovation, marketing programs and recruitment.

Founded in 2016 by Matt Segal and Alex Hanifin, Alpine Start is a premium brand of instant coffee that can be prepared anywhere distributed in key grocery and sporting goods retailers like REI, HEB, and Whole Foods.



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