March 30, 2020

Hungry – $20 Million

Arlington, Va; 03/09/2020

Amount Funded: $20 Million

Type: Series B

Lead Investor: Evolution VC Partners

Participating Investor(s):  Jay Z, Bobby Wagner, Kevin Hart, Todd Gurley

Total Funding to Date: $32 Million

Company Description: Hungry is a startup that connects independent chefs with businesses seeking culinary professionals. Founded in late 2016 by Eman and Shy Pahlavani. 

What funding will be used for:  Expand business reach, improve technology. 


“The plan that we have in front of us is very well defined for investors. I think we can build this to a billion-dollar business in the next few years.”

-Jeff Grass, CEO, Hungry (To Washington Business Journal)


  1. . Previous investors include Usher, Ndamukong Suh, Sands Capital Ventures, Motley Fool Ventures, Tom Colicchio, Walter Robb
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