Cooks Venture

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Cooks Venture is a next-generation food company intended to improve the agricultural supply chain while promoting regenerative agriculture. Its principle is built on the well-documented scientific structure that sequestering 1% more carbon in the soil on agricultural lands could reverse climate change, enabling consumers to get a variety of food choices.

HQDecatur, AR, US

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Employees (est.) (Aug 2022)81(-1%)
Cybersecurity ratingAMore
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Key People/Management at Cooks Venture

Matthew Wadiak

Matthew Wadiak

Founder, Chief Executive Officer
Blake Evans

Blake Evans

Executive Vice President
Ankur Agrawal

Ankur Agrawal

Chief Financial Officer
Mark Fisher

Mark Fisher

Vice President of Operations
Richard Udale

Richard Udale

Director of Genetics
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Cooks Venture Office Locations

Cooks Venture has offices in Decatur and New York
Decatur, AR, US (HQ)
1200 E Roller Ave
New York, NY, US
163 Chrystie St
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Cooks Venture Financials and Metrics

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Cooks Venture total Funding

$26 m

Cooks Venture latest funding size

$10 m

Time since last funding

2 years ago

Cooks Venture investors

Cooks Venture's latest funding round in July 2020 was reported to be $10 m. In total, Cooks Venture has raised $26 m
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Cooks Venture Operating Metrics

Sep, 2019

Chickens Processed per Week

700 k

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Cooks Venture News and Updates

Cooks Venture, the chicken company with big dreams, eats up $50M

Chicken is the most consumed meat in the United States and the world. And yet, the system in place to breed and feed and raise all this chicken is incredibly detrimental to our overall wellbeing. It props up a conventional agricultural apparatus that focuses on corn and soy production, not to mentio…

Cooks Venture raises $10 million in Series A funding

Cooks Venture has raised $10 million in Series A funding led by SJF Ventures and Cultivian Sandbox, with participation from Larry Schwartz and John Roulac. At its most basic level, Cooks Venture provides a proprietary breed of chicken to grocery stores for consumption. The company also lists Fresh D…

Cooks Venture raises $4 million from Golden West Food Group to ramp up distribution

Cooks Venture, the agtech company looking to revolutionize the chicken industry, has today announced the close of a $4 million funding round led by Golden West Food Group. Cooks Venture has been working in stealth for many years, but launched onto the scene in 2018 with a plan to reshape agriculture…

Cooks Venture Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Cooks Venture founded?

    Cooks Venture was founded in 2018.

  • Who are Cooks Venture key executives?

    Cooks Venture's key executives are Matthew Wadiak, Blake Evans and Ankur Agrawal.

  • How many employees does Cooks Venture have?

    Cooks Venture has 81 employees.

  • Who are Cooks Venture competitors?

    Competitors of Cooks Venture include OLAM International, LDC Group and Great Giant Pineapple.

  • Where is Cooks Venture headquarters?

    Cooks Venture headquarters is located at 1200 E Roller Ave, Decatur.

  • Where are Cooks Venture offices?

    Cooks Venture has offices in Decatur and New York.

  • How many offices does Cooks Venture have?

    Cooks Venture has 2 offices.