Fenwick & West represented Tastemade, Inc., a digital media company focused on food, travel and lifestyle programming, in its $35 million financing. Goldman Sachs Growth Equity Inc. led the round with participation from other existing venture firms, including Raine Ventures, Comcast Ventures and Redpoint Ventures. Amazon.com Inc. and Cool Japan Fund Inc., a venture fund aimed at expanding Japan’s cultural footprint internationally, also participated as new investors in the round.
Tastemade plans to use the financing to increase its sales team, expand into categories such as home and travel and broaden its consumer reach through investing in programming and audience development. More information about Tastemade’s $35 million financing can be obtained from the announcement.
The Fenwick transaction team was led by corporate lawyers Mark Stevens, Kristine Di Bacco, Adam Derry and Samuel Fleuter.