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Drop(formerly Drop Kitchen)

San Francisco, CA
USA
(415) 397-6200
Website Company Summary Management Team
Management

CEO: Ben Harris
President/COO/Operations: Jack Phelan
General Management: Tim Redfern (8/31/2018)
Technology: Jonny McCauley
Board

Outside board: (May no longer be on the board) Stewart Alsop (Alsop Louie Partners)
Company

Business description: Drop Kitchen's vision is to promote cooking as a joyful experience that brings people together over delicious food. To that end, we’re applying technology and design to simplify and streamline cooking, making it easy for anyone to take their kitchen skills to the next level. At the core of our approach is an innovative recipe platform which intuitively guides home cooks step-by-step through finding, making and sharing their delicious dishes and other flavorful creations. Our focus begins with baking. There are over 30 million bakers in the U.S. alone and for many of them finding and following a recipe is a frustrating process that often leads to unpredictable results. Accordingly, our initial product is an iPad-connected kitchen scale that works with our exclusive app to ensure home bakers consistently great results using our specially selected interactive recipes. The Drop scale is able to rescale quantities, offer substitutions and share tips. It’s the smart baking assistant at your side, helping every step of the way. Drop was founded in 2012 in Dublin, Ireland and is based in San Francisco and Dublin.op's
Capital

Rounds: 4
Recent Fundings: Jun 2020   Jan 2018
Capital raised: 24.9M
Last Round: 13.3M
Ownership: Private  
VCs include: WI Harper Group Highway1 ACT Venture Capital Alsop Louie Partners ;  Innovation Works PCH International ;  VegasTechFund;  Frontline Ventures VTF Capital ;  Morpheus Ventures ;  Alpha Edison

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Overview
Record updated: Jul 2020
Sector: Internet
Year Founded: 2012
Rounds: 4
Recent Fundings: Jun 2020   Jan 2018
Capital Raised: 24.9M
Last Round: 13.3M
Ownership: Private