AI-Powered Catering Startup Platterz Raises $15M
February 11, 2018 | Toronto-based AI-powered corporate catering platform Platterz has recently closed a $15 million Series A funding round led by Tel Aviv-based firm Aleph Venture Capital, the company announced this month. The ‘predictive meal builder’ platform providing on-demand catering options for corporate lunches, meetings, and events, plans to use the funds to “accelerate product development and global expansion in 2018”, according to a statement from the company. Platterz was founded by Israelis Eran Henig and Yishay Waxman, who came together when a mutual friend introduced the two entrepreneurs, the Financial Post reported in 2016. Both had already exited other tech companies. Aleph is also the venture capital fund with investors behind WeWork and Lemonade. Other investors in the Platterz investment round include existing investors AltaIR Capital and Globalive Capital.