Vision A new platform for meat alternative products made from a unique blend of algae, fungi, & pea proteinOur vision is to create a platform of clean-label, meat-alternative products including Kelp Nuggets, Kelp Sausages, Kelp Crabcakes, Kelp Balls, and more that are sold online, in retail, and through food service and restaurants around the world.We want to build a brand that consumers can trust when it comes to sustainability, nutrition, sourcing, and more. In the coming months, we will officially launch our Kelp Burger direct-to-consumer, as well as into 10+ restaurants across the U...

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Security Type
Crowd SAFE
Food & Bev
Min Investment
Brooklyn, NY
Min Raise
Offering Date
November 10, 2020
Max Raise
Expected Close Date
March 31, 2021
Amount Raised
Deal Notes

Discount: 20%


Courtney Boyd Myers
Courtney Boyd Myers (CEO, CMO of AKUA) is an entrepreneur, environmentalist, and writer.

Matthew Lebo

Eve Palmer
Brand Manager

Carlson Giddings
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An equity crowdfunding specific version of a SAFE used by crowdfunding portal Republic. Upon conversion (if and when that happens), investors may receive special shares with limited rights that do not show up on a company’s cap table. The issuer may roll over and not convert shares at the next financing round causing investors to lose out on some upside.

Key Deal Facts

Mission-driven company using ocean-farmed kelp to make meat-alt foods
Raising capital to launch The Kelp Burger - a delicious & clean-label meal
Kelp Jerky won Time's Best Invention & Fast Company's World Changing Idea
Customers include Sir Richard Branson, Dr. Steven Gundry & more
In 40+ stores across the U.S.; in conversations with Costco, Kroger & more
In 2020, e-commerce growth has grown between 20% - 110% MoM
Plant-based meat market expected to hit $27B+ demand by 2025