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Invest in EatOkra

🍴The 1st platform for Black-owned food businesses, backed by Google for Startups

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$12M valuation cap Future Equity
Early Bird Bonus: The first $500K of investments will be in a SAFE with a $12M valuation cap and 15% discount
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Highlights

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⭐️ 500,000 app downloads & Apple Store Developer Award Winner 2021
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🚀 Uber Eats, Apple Maps, and Pepsi partnerships to drive $100M+ in Black-owned restaurant sales
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🔥 $2.5M cumulative revenue since launching 18 months ago
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🏆 World-class team from Google, Mastercard, HelloFresh, Blue Apron, U.S. Department of Homeland Security & U.S. Army
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🗞️ Featured in Forbes, Fast Company, Good Morning America, CNN, TechCrunch, National Geographic, TIME & more
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💸 On a clear strategic path to $100M GMV by 2025
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🤩 On track to becoming a breakout star in the $65B food delivery market

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Why EatOkra?

EatOkra is on a mission to connect millions of customers to Black-owned food businesses. We’re creating a healthy and wealthy Black-owned food ecosystem—and revolutionizing the $65B food delivery market along the way.

Black communities have long been underserved and underinvested in, with far fewer goods and services at their disposal. But that’s beginning to change as consumers shift spending towards Black-owned businesses.

The majority of consumers want to prioritize buying from Black-owned businesses and 92% of Black consumers say that supporting Black-owned businesses is important to them [VentureBeat, McKinsey]. In fact, online searches for Black-owned food businesses have surged by more than 2,500% [Yelp].

The Black-owned food market is massive—and brimming with unrealized potential. Beyond the universal challenges of starting a business, aspiring Black entrepreneurs face additional difficulties: many lack the resources, knowledge, time, and skills necessary to scale thriving businesses.

Given today’s food delivery platforms, however, Black-owned food businesses are exceedingly difficult to find—especially when few (if any) verify Black ownership. As a result, discovering Black-owned restaurants is hard.

Introducing EatOkra. We’re making it easy for consumers to discover and shop Black-owned food businesses, and for Black restaurant owners to thrive and scale.

Our vision? To build a healthy and wealthy Black-owned food ecosystem.

EatOkra helps Black restaurateurs get discovered by millions of new customers, while equipping restaurants with the marketing and business resources they need to grow. Now Black entrepreneurs can build meaningful connections with their communities—intentional consumers who crave access to new, Black-owned food options.

EatOkra isn’t just about soul food. Many coffee shops, wine bars, restaurants, and a variety of concepts and cuisines are Black-owned. EatOkra showcases food from around the world alongside many options for vegan, vegetarian, and health-conscious consumers.

We’re the largest Black-owned food business directory in the United States… helping Black-owned restaurants get discovered and tap into new revenue streams thanks to seamless integration with established delivery partners.

Have you seen our business spotlights?...

EatOkra’s team consists of award-winning foodies, marketing veterans, renowned founders and developers.

Between them, EatOkra’s co-founders spent nearly 20 years in the United States military and Border Patrol and Customs agency. With the discipline they learned and the sense of community that was created while serving our country, they poured all of it into EatOkra.

Sitting within the $65B US food delivery market, $6.5B of value is generated through Black-owned food business storefronts.

Our sights are set on expanding our team, accelerating marketing, scaling subscriptions and launching in-app ordering in 6 markets — on our path to becoming a global company.

EatOkra is proud to open a community round on Wefunder. You’ll be joining Google for Startups Black Founders Fund which has already come on board as an institutional investor.

Let’s keep the community thriving and pour back into the culture that made us. Invest in EatOkra.


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