Thursday, April 15 (Sunnyvale, CA) — Blendid, an autonomous and contactless food automation platform, announces the extension of an equity crowdfunding campaign on StartEngine. Bay Area–based Blendid offers an innovative, autonomous, and contactless food automation platform that leverages machine learning, robotics, and artificial intelligence. Its first product is a fully autonomous robotic kiosk that crafts healthy and delicious smoothies made fresh-on-demand and customized to individual taste and nutrition preferences.
“Food automation is poised for rapid growth, and Blendid has the right Artificial Intelligence enabled technology platform to meet demand from consumers and food service operators for 24/7 fresh food service at low operational costs,” said Vipin Jain, CEO and co-founder of Blendid. “Crowdfunding allows us to engage with a larger pool of investors who believe in our mission of making healthy food accessible to everyone, everywhere. We feel confident that StartEngine will help us drive consumer brand awareness and reach investors looking to take advantage of the largest gains in the food tech industry as this new market accelerates.”
Blendid plans to use the StartEngine capital to expand their footprint and deploy its autonomous robotic kiosks nationally and internationally. The Blendid solution is designed to optimize the consumer experience and operator economics with cutting-edge technology. Their food operating system can support different types of cuisines, and the company plans to introduce future systems for food such as soups, bowls, salads, and more.
To learn more about Blendid and the opportunity for equity investment during the current limited-time funding round, please visit https://www.startengine.com/blendid.
Sunnyvale-based Blendid is on a mission to revolutionize the future of food service and has created a proprietary food automation platform (foodOS™) to efficiently and safely prepare and serve a range of healthy, fresh, and delicious food. Blendid’s first concept in the market is an autonomous and contactless robotic kiosk that uses robotics, machine vision, artificial intelligence, and healthy ingredients to create delicious smoothies. The drinks are ordered from the contactless safety of a cell phone and customized to meet the unique health and dietary preferences of each consumer. Blendid was founded in 2015 by Vipin Jain, Venki Ayalur, and Vijay Dodd, seasoned Silicon Valley entrepreneurs. As a pioneer of the future of food service, Blendid is improving the consumer experience by offering safe, cost-effective, and personalized food on-demand, while also reducing complexities and costs for the operators. Starting with whole fruits and vegetables, Blendid creates a tasty, healthy, touchless, affordable, and convenient meal or snack for the consumer – exactly how and when they want it. Visit us at www.blendid.com for more information on the brand and smoothies.
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