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Back to the Roots
424 2nd Street
Oakland, CA 94607
https://backtotheroots.com/

Back to the Roots is a food company on a mission to Undo Food™ and reconnect families back to where it comes from through fun, innovative, and delicious Ready to Grow and Ready to Eat products. It was founded in 2009 by then college seniors, Alejandro Velez and Nikhil Arora, after they discovered how to grow organic, gourmet mushrooms on recycled coffee grounds. Since then, Back to the Roots has evolved from urban mushroom farming into a thriving business that has received national acclaim and accolades.

Key Contact
Name
Alejandro Velez
Title
Co-Founder
E-Mail
Funding Events

Date
Amount
Type
Investors
02/01/16 $5,000,000 Seed Blake Mycoskie
John Foraker
Nicolas Jammet
11/23/21 $15,000,000 Series D Echo Capital
Fenwick Brands
Jim Curry
Loft Growth Partners
S2G Ventures
Steve Hill


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