essento Overview

  • Founded
  • 2013

  • Status
  • Private

  • Employees
  • 6

  • Latest Deal Type
  • Accelerator/​Inc

  • Investors
  • 2

essento General Information


Producer of insect-based food products intended to provide a sustainable source of animal protein. The company leverages technology to produce edible insect-based products like protein bars, snacks, flavor mixes, burger patty, and dried insects, providing customers with healthy and sustainable sources of protein.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
Privately Held (backing)
Financing Status
Accelerator/Incubator Backed
Primary Industry
Other Consumer Non-Durables
Other Industries
Food Products
Primary Office
  • Aargauerstrasse 3
  • 8048 Zurich
  • Switzerland
+41 078 000 00 00

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essento Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
2. Accelerator/Incubator Completed Startup
1. Accelerator/Incubator Completed Startup
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essento Executive Team (3)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Christian Bärtsch Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer & Chairman
Stefan Schultze Co-Founder
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essento Board Members (2)

Name Representing Role Since
Christian Bärtsch essento Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer & Chairman 000 0000
Reto Gmür Self Board Member 000 0000
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essento Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

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essento Investors (2)

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info
EIT Climate-KIC Accelerator/Incubator 000 0000 000000 0
EIT Food Accelerator/Incubator 000 0000 000000 0
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