Kevin Chen

Principal

Seth Rodsky

Co-Founder and Managing Partner

TS

Todd Schwartz

Partner

TS

Ted Schwartz

Co-Founder

GS

George Song

VP

DA

David A. Vennettilli

Principal

27 past transactions

Studio McGee

Private Equity Round in 2021
Since its humble start in a spare bedroom in 2014, Studio McGee is now a well-recognized leader in the design industry. The team’s signature aesthetic and vast portfolio is featured in Architectural Digest, House Beautiful, Domino Magazine, Domaine Home, House & Home, and Elle Decor, to name a few.

HUM Nutrition Inc

Series B in 2019
HUM is an LA based start-up with one mission: to make you look great and feel even greater. Hum's online platform connects consumers with Nutrition experts and cutting edge products. The company’s profiling methodology and line of vitamins have been developed with leading researchers in nutrition and are widely popular within the nutritionist community.

Wander Beauty

Series B in 2018
WANDER BEAUTY LLC produces and sells luxury color cosmetics. The company offers eyeliners, pencils, brushes, lipsticks, concealers, beach balms, carryon lip and cheek gels, powder foundations, eye shadows, cheek tints, applicator refills, and highlighters. It sells its products online in the United States. The company was incorporated in 2014 and is based in Port Washington, New York.

Diggs

Series A in 2021
Brooklyn-based Diggs is a game-changing brand of pet products that challenges the status quo and aims to redefine the expectations of pet parents. We are preparing to launch our first two products, the Revol Dog Crate and Snooz Crate Pad on Kickstarter on March 26, 2018.

Sweaty Betty

Series B in 2015
Born in the heart of London's Notting Hill, Sweaty Betty has been ensuring style meets performance in women's fitness clothing for over 15 years. The aim is to 'inspire women to find empowerment through fitness'.

Modern Acupuncture

Seed Round in 2019
Modern Acupuncture provides convenient, accessible wellness, and pain relief to all by rebalancing the body through the proven method of acupuncture. The company offers an approachable, natural pathway, validated by thousands of years of practice, to better health and well-being for all in a convenient, peaceful and modern location.

Oatly

Venture Round in 2018
Oatly AB produces oat drinks. It provides oat drinks, which includes oat drink whole, semi, skinny, semi organic, barista edition, chocolate, strawberry, cold brew latte, matcha latte, mocha latte, and mango orange; oatgurt in vanilla, strawberry, raspberry, blueberry, and lemon elderflower flavor; creamy, organic, and custard oat; garlic cucumber and tomato basil oat spread; and ice cream. It offers its products through health stores. The company was founded in 1985 and is based in Malmo, Sweden. Oatly AB operates as a subsidiary of Cereal Base Ceba AB.

Neighbor

Series A in 2022
Neighbor is a company that provides furniture for those who seek refuge in company and comfort.

Van Leeuwen Ice Cream LLC

Series A in 2018
Van Leeuwen Ice Cream LLC produces ice cream. The company’s product include vegan couch potato, classic peppermint stick, vanilla, chocolate, strawberry, peanut butter marshmallow crunch, salted caramel, and choco chip cookie ice cream. It sells its products through its ice cream shops and online medium. Van Leeuwen Ice Cream LLC was formerly known as Churn LLC. Van Leeuwen Ice Cream LLC was founded in 2008 and is headquartered in Brooklyn, New York with store locations in New York and Los Angeles, United States.

Bai Brands LLC

Series A in 2013
Bai is an innovative beverage company that brings great taste and better ingredients together at last. Its Bai and Bai Bubbles lines offer fresh fruit flavor and antioxidants with no artificial sweeteners and only 5 calories and 1 gram of sugar per serving. Bai also produces Antiwater, an antioxidant-infused, super-purified bottled water. The company was founded by 20-year beverage industry veteran Ben Weiss in 2009 and has grown rapidly with its products now distributed by Dr. Pepper Snapple Group among others. Bai Brands was named one of Inc.'s 500 fastest-growing private companies in 2014, as well as one of America's 20 Most Promising Companies by Forbes in 2015.

Priority Private Care

Series A in 2022
Sollis Health, formerly known as Priority Private Care (PPC), is the only service of its kind in New York. It offers members immediate, unlimited 24/7 access to a state-of-the-art medical facility, including best-in-class ER physicians who manage their care from check-in to follow-up, superior staff to attend to a member’s every need, advanced diagnostic imaging, VIP support from leading hospitals, and fast access to our hand-selected specialist network. It was founded in 2001 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

HUM Nutrition Inc

Series A in 2017
HUM is an LA based start-up with one mission: to make you look great and feel even greater. Hum's online platform connects consumers with Nutrition experts and cutting edge products. The company’s profiling methodology and line of vitamins have been developed with leading researchers in nutrition and are widely popular within the nutritionist community.

Banza

Series A in 2017
Banza is a food manufacturer that focuses on producing pasta products. Its first products feature a pasta made from chickpeas. The company is driven by a mission to make nutritious food more accessible. Its products are now available in 8,000 stores, including Target, Kroger, and Whole Foods. Banza has been endorsed in the NYT, Food & Wine, Bon Appetit, on Good Morning America, Today, and been named one of TIME Magainze's 25 Best Inventions of the Year. Banza was founded in 2014 and is headquartered in Detroit, Michigan.

Van Leeuwen Ice Cream LLC

Series A in 2018
Van Leeuwen Ice Cream LLC produces ice cream. The company’s product include vegan couch potato, classic peppermint stick, vanilla, chocolate, strawberry, peanut butter marshmallow crunch, salted caramel, and choco chip cookie ice cream. It sells its products through its ice cream shops and online medium. Van Leeuwen Ice Cream LLC was formerly known as Churn LLC. Van Leeuwen Ice Cream LLC was founded in 2008 and is headquartered in Brooklyn, New York with store locations in New York and Los Angeles, United States.

Artsy

Private Equity Round in 2015
Artsy is the world’s largest online art marketplace. Browse over 1 million artworks by iconic and emerging artists from 4000+ galleries and top auction houses.

Banza

Series A in 2017
Banza is a food manufacturer that focuses on producing pasta products. Its first products feature a pasta made from chickpeas. The company is driven by a mission to make nutritious food more accessible. Its products are now available in 8,000 stores, including Target, Kroger, and Whole Foods. Banza has been endorsed in the NYT, Food & Wine, Bon Appetit, on Good Morning America, Today, and been named one of TIME Magainze's 25 Best Inventions of the Year. Banza was founded in 2014 and is headquartered in Detroit, Michigan.

Thom Browne, Inc.

Private Equity Round in 2016
Thom Browne, Inc. desgins and markets apparle for men. The company is based in New York, New York. As of August 28, 2018, Thom Browne, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Ermenegildo Zegna Holditalia S.p.A..

Happy Family

Private Equity Round in 2012
Launched on Mother’s Day 2006, and founded and operated by moms, Happy Family is a leading premium organic food brand delivering optimal nutrition for the entire family. In 2011, founder and CEO Shazi Visram earned the title of Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year for New York. Happy Family has been named as one of the fastest growing organic food companies in the nation by Inc. magazine for two years running, and was named “Rockstar of the New Economy” by Fast Company in 2012.

WTRMLN WTR

Seed Round in 2016
WTRMLN WTR is a New York-based maker of cold-pressed watermelon water. Each hand-selected, hand skinned melon is cold-pressed using the rind and flesh, treated with a short, innovative nutrient preserving process, and refrigerated until consumed in BPA-free plastic bottles. The company magical tale begins with their own WTRMLN whisperer, whose gift of hand-selecting and harvesting the earth’s ripest, conscientiously grown melons is unparalleled. WTRMLN WTR delivers thirst-quenching benefits to help consumers hydrate faster and recover more efficiently than regular water. Like all WTRMLN WTR products, it starts at the source with the ripest and juiciest watermelons, which deliver one of the cleanest, most hydrating water sources on the planet.

Right Rice

Venture Round in 2019
RightRice is a tasty new rice grain that's made from vegetables. It's what they all love about rice, but made even right-er. RightRice is a complete, plant-based protein that's delicious, nutritious, and easy to cook. Every bowl of RightRice has more than double the protein, five times the fiber, and almost 40 percent fewer net carbs than a bowl of white rice. Just like rice, RightRice soaks up your favorite flavors and sauces. Original RightRice is ready to season your own way, or you can try one of their delicious, already seasoned varieties like Lemon Pepper, Spanish or Garlic Herb—all using real herbs and spices, nothing artificial, non-gmo, vegan and a complete source of protein, all with a low glycemic index.

Hippeas

Series A in 2017
Changing snacking for the better, one chickpea at a time. Launched in June 2016, Hippeas is an all new range of organic chickpea puffs which is set to shake-up the global snacking market with a bold brand story and purpose, clear health credentials and exciting flavour profiles. Hippeas is the creation of Green Park Brands, a new food innovation company in the rapidly growing Health and Nutrition sector. Green Park’s ambition is to lead the agenda for positive change by creating brands that have a long lasting social impact and prompt cultural and behavioural change.

Real Good Foods

Private Equity Round in 2019
As part of the Clean Eating movement, Real Good Foods makes real food you feel good about eating; always from real food, high in protein, with almost no sugar or carbs. After rolling out their first platform, Real Good (frozen) Pizzas into D2C and 2,000 Specialty Nutrition stores, RGF launched into the Retail pizza category in 2017 and will be at approx. 70% ACV by August 2018 without using 3rd party distribution. Real Good Foods has since extended into adjacent categories with frozen snack and ethnic frozen meal platforms. The Company is driving new users to these categories and growing sales for Retailers due to their massive and engaged social footprint, with over 300,000 followers in less than 18 months.

Youth To The People

Private Equity Round in 2018
Youth To The People Inc. manufactures cosmetic and skincare products. The company manufactures cleanser, cream, serum, mask, eye cream, and other beauty products. It also sells cosmetic and clothing products online. Youth To The People Inc. was founded in 2015 and is based in Los Angeles, California.

Vita Coco

Private Equity Round in 2010
Vita Coco is naturally loaded with the five key electrolytes: potassium, magnesium, phosphorous, sodium and calcium. It's what you need to stay hydrated. On a diet? No sweat! Vita Coco is also fat and cholesterol free. All Market Inc., doing business as Vita Coco, provides non-carbonated beverages.