(PRNewswire) Laird Superfood, which was founded by in 2015 by big-wave surfer Laird Hamilton, recently secured $32 million in a private funding round that included WeWork as an investor. This latest funding will support an increase in product development and acquisitions.
"We are incredibly grateful to our investors and the community for their continued support. Our expansion will enable us to grow our product offerings, make room for even greater innovation and double down on our presence in the industry. This growth will add a great number of jobs in Sisters (the Oregon town that serves as the company's headquarters) and the surrounding communities," said Paul Hodge, CEO and co-founder of Laird Superfood.
"I thank WeWork for their investment in Laird Superfood's expansion and pursuit of our mission to become the leading superfood company in the natural foods space. At Laird Superfood, we think of our clean-ingredient products as fuel. With the right fuel, you can accomplish anything, and it's in this way that our offerings perfectly complement the ambitious and entrepreneurial spirit of the WeWork community," said Laird Hamilton, co-founder of Laird Superfood.