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CompanyFirst Invests in Murphy’s Naturals

We are proud to announce that CompanyFirst has made an investment in Murphy’s Naturals. Murphy’s Naturals creates earth-friendly personal care products which are made from natural, responsibly sourced ingredients. For example, Murphy’s mosquito repellents are 100% DEET-free, using plant-based ingredients such as essential oils to provide highly effective, all-natural protection. Murphy’s Naturals, a Certified B Corporation and 1% For The …

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CompanyFirst Judge at ACG Food Conference

CompanyFirst will be attending and serving as a judge in the “Food Startup Pitch Slam” at the 10th Annual ACG Chicago Food Industry Conference. For more info, be sure to follow CompanyFirst on social media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn. Back to News

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CompanyFirst Summer 2019 Newsletter

View an archive of the CompanyFirst Summer 2019 Newsletter, which contains the following topics: Initial Close of Fund Investment in STANTT Team Update Advisors Announced Hatchery Update Industry News Event Calendar If you would like to be added to our email list, just let us know! https://mailchi.mp/companyfirst/companyfirst-summer-2019-newsletter For more info, be sure to follow CompanyFirst on social media: Facebook, Twitter, …

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CompanyFirst Invests in STANTT Apparel

We are proud to announce that CompanyFirst has made an investment in STANTT.  STANTT is an innovative, growing company in the apparel industry that is disrupting men’s fashion by combining the fit of customized shirts with “off the rack” ease of shopping.  STANTT uses body scan data and proprietary algorithms to create an extended range of sizes (e.g. 99 different sizes …

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CompanyFirst Holds Initial Close of Fund

In June CompanyFirst held an initial close on its new fund, CompanyFirst Capital Fund I LP (the “Fund”).  This first close will enable CompanyFirst to pursue equity investments in emerging consumer brands where we see a strong foundation for growth, a proven track record of successful execution, an opportunity to engage to create significant value, and the potential to “reinvest in …

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Elisabeth McKenna Joins CompanyFirst Team

We would like to welcome Elisabeth McKenna to the CompanyFirst team! Elisabeth has extensive experience within the consumer goods, food & beverage, and retail sectors stemming from her background in corporate & investment banking. As a Vice President at Mizuho Bank, Elisabeth managed a portfolio of Fortune 500 companies in the consumer goods, food & beverage, and retail sectors. In …

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