Lighter Overview

  • Founded
  • 2014
Founded
  • Status
  • Private
  • Employees
  • 22
Employees
  • Latest Deal Type
  • Early Stage VC
  • Latest Deal Amount
  • $1.75M
Latest Deal Amount
  • Investors
  • 7

Lighter General Information

Description

Operator of a food recommendation platform intended to help people to eat better. The company's platform offers personalized meal plans and shows what food to buy and how to have great meals together, based on the recommendations of food leaders, enabling customers to discover delicious meal recommendations, stay healthy and reach their goals.

Contact Information

Formerly Known As
Lighter Culture
Ownership Status
Privately Held (backing)
Financing Status
Venture Capital-Backed
Primary Industry
Other Services (B2C Non-Financial)
Other Industries
Social/Platform Software
Primary Office
  • 625 Massachusetts Avenue
  • Suite 2
  • Cambridge, MA 02139
  • United States
+1 (617) 000-0000

Lighter Timeline

2018201920202021
Financing RoundFinancing RoundCaptured Employee CountEstimated Employee Growth
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Lighter Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
4. Early Stage VC 25-Sep-2019 $1.75M 00.000 Completed Generating Revenue
3. Accelerator/Incubator 01-Jan-2019 00.000 Completed Generating Revenue
2. Early Stage VC 19-Jul-2018 $4.18M $4.31M Completed Generating Revenue
1. Early Stage VC 01-Jan-2016 $125K $125K Completed Generating Revenue
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Lighter Executive Team (8)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Micah Risk Co-Founder, President & Board Member
Kay Sheils Chief Financial Officer & Advisor
Angelique Rivard Chief Operating Officer
Jonathan Olson Chief Technology Officer
Jonathan Wohl Chief Technology Officer
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Lighter Board Members (6)

Name Representing Role Since
Alexis Fox JD Lighter Co-Founder & Board Member 000 0000
Lisa Feria Stray Dog Capital Board Member 000 0000
Micah Risk Lighter Co-Founder, President & Board Member 000 0000
Noah Heller Self Board Member 000 0000
Susan Vitka Self Board Member 000 0000
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Lighter Signals

Growth Rate

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

Size Multiple

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

Key Data Points

Twitter Followers

5.5k

Similarweb Unique Visitors

15.0K

Majestic Referring Domains

314

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Lighter Investors (7)

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info
MassChallenge Accelerator/Incubator 000 0000 000000 0
Blue Horizon Corporation Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
3Rodeo Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Alicia Robb Angel (individual) Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Stray Dog Capital Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
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