Lunch.Co has raised a €500k pre-seed round led by VEQ, together with Antler and foodtech VC Rockstart as co-investors. Lunch.Co plans to use the funding to provide new and exciting Food at Work experiences in leading companies in the Nordic region.
Lunch.Co is a marketplace, that allows colleagues to share their home-cooked meals with each other in the workplace while creating deeper connections and engagement in the office. Core to Lunch.Co’s business is building positive social impact and sustainability by allowing users to do good effortlessly by using the Lunch.Co platform. With this investment and their partnership with Sodexo – a global leader in contract catering, Lunch.Co is targeting the global workplace lunch market and will jointly enter offices to provide a unique meal provisioning offering as employees return to the office. Lunch.Co will also build on its partnership with Coop, Sweden’s leading grocery retailer, by improving Coop’s impact in food waste reduction, and is on track to achieve B Corp sustainability certification.
Viktor Gällström, our Founding Partner comments:
“We are very excited to partner with the excellent team behind Lunch.Co. We were impressed by the founders’ vast experience from the food sector and we see enormous potential in this new and innovative vertical of the sharing economy. What is also very important to us are the values our investee companies stand for and Lunch.Co demonstrates their values by donating one meal to people in need for each meal bought on the platform.”