Chefsteps Overview

  • Founded
  • 2012
  • Status
  • Acquired/​Merged
  • Latest Deal Type
  • M&A

Chefsteps General Information


Developer of an online platform intended to provide videos and practical advice for everyday cooks. The company offerings include an application that helps people to get recipes, tips and videos that show the cooking techniques and teaches new cooking recipes, enabling them to improve their culinary education through entertainment and technology.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
(Operating Subsidiary)
Financing Status
Formerly Angel backed
Primary Industry
Information Services (B2C)
Other Industries
Other Restaurants, Hotels and Leisure
Parent Company
Primary Office
  • 1501 Pike Place
  • Suite 300
  • Seattle, WA 98101
  • United States
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Chefsteps Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
2. Merger/Acquisition 16-Jul-2019 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
1. Angel (individual) 19-Dec-2014 00000 00000 000 Completed Startup
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Chefsteps Cap Table

Stock # of Shares
Par Value Dividend Rate (%) Original
Issue Price
Liquidation Liquidation
Pref. Multiple
Conversion Price % Owned
Series A 00,000 00.000000 000 000 00 000 000
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Chefsteps Comparisons

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Post Valuation
Last Financing Details
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Chefsteps Competitors (5)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Foodista Venture Capital-Backed Seattle, WA 0 00.00 000000000 00.00
00000000 Venture Capital-Backed San Jose, CA 00 00.00 00000000000 00.00
000000 0000000 Formerly PE-Backed Mercer Island, WA 0 000000&0
000000 Formerly VC-backed Redwood City, CA 00 000.00 000000&0 000.00
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Chefsteps Patents

Chefsteps Recent Patent Activity

Publication ID Patent Title Status First Filing Date Technology (CPC) Citations
US-20170020324-A1 Food preparation control system Abandoned 21-Jul-2015 000000000 00
AU-2016295396-A1 Food preparation control system Pending 21-Jul-2015 000000000
CA-2993176-A1 Food preparation control system Pending 21-Jul-2015 000000000
JP-2018532090-A Food preparation control system Granted 21-Jul-2015 000000000 0
JP-6902019-B2 Food preparation control system Active 21-Jul-2015 G06Q50/12

Chefsteps Executive Team (6)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Chris Young Co-Founder, Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer
Edward Starbird Co-Founder, Chief Operating Officer, Chief Financial Officer & Director of Business Operations
Grant Lee Crilly Co-Founder
Ryan Smith Co-Founder
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Chefsteps Former Investors (1)

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info
Gabe Newell Angel (individual) Minority 000 0000 000000 0
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