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The Craftory

Investor type Venture Capital
Founders Elio Leoni Sceti Ernesto Schmitt


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Total investments 18
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 14
Rounds per year 3.60
Lead investments 8
Follow on index
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Key employees 9
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Areas of investment

  • Food and Beverage
  • Consumer Goods
  • Retail
  • Health Care
  • Food Processing

The Craftory is the famous VC, which was founded in 2018. The company was established in Europe in United Kingdom. The main office of represented VC is situated in the London.

The current fund was established by Elio Leoni Sceti, Ernesto Schmitt.

Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 80 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The fund is generally included in 2-6 deals every year. The high activity for fund was in 2019. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars.

The fund has no exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Lifestyle, E-Commerce. For fund there is no match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 4-5 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline Ruby Love, The Not Company

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 2-3 partakers. Despite the The Craftory, startups are often financed by SOSV, IndieBio, Sand Hill Angels. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are SOSV, MAYA Capital, Kaszek Ventures.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Edgard & Cooper

Animal Feed
$23M23 Jan 2023 Kortrijk, West Flanders, Belgium


Artificial Intelligence
Food and Beverage
Food Processing
$70M12 Dec 2022 Chile, Chile


Environmental Consulting
Environmental Engineering
$10M31 Jan 2022 São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil


Food and Beverage
Food Delivery
$52M18 Oct 2021 London, England, United Kingdom

Who Gives a Crap

Consumer Goods
$41M14 Sep 2021 Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Freddie's Flowers

Delivery Service
$60M28 Jul 2021 London, England, United Kingdom


Consumer Goods
$50M29 Jun 2021 Newport Beach, California, United States

Health Care
$40M21 Apr 2021 Los Angeles, California, United States


Food and Beverage
Health Care
Organic Food
$50M26 Jan 2021 Los Angeles, California, United States
Kadenwood Raises $50M in Series B Funding

– Kadenwood is a plant-based wellness company based in Newport Beach, CA.
– Company raised $50m in a Series B funding round.
– The round was led by The Craftory and Arcadian Capital Management, and current investors.
– The funds will be used to expand the company’s product portfolio and scale its retail footprint.


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