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24 Feb 2021

The Investment Firm Behind California's Most Promising Better-For-You Brands

Founder of Trousdale Ventures, Phillip Sarofim, is on a mission to cultivate forward thinking brands and California growth companies that enrich the lives of their consumers.

10 Nov 2020
Portfolio News

Meyers Manx Company Sold, Designer Freeman Thomas Is New CEO

The iconic Southern California car that inspired the dune buggy craze will live
on in new designs.

3 Sep 2020
Portfolio News

The Best Hot Sauces You Haven't Tried Yet

The heat with Yellowbird; Texas natives treasure the hometown favorite sauce and the line of brightly-colored bottles, ranging from serrano to ghost pepper varieties. Give back to the community with Small Axe Peppers—they make their sauces from community garden harvests from urban farmers.

25 Sep 2020
Portfolio News

Jennifer Lopez And Alex Rodriguez Invest In Coffee Brand Super Coffee Cofounded By 30 Under 30 Honorees

Kitu Life Inc, the company behind the coffee brand Super Coffee cofounded by three brothers who made our 2019 30 Under 30 Food and Drink list, announced today that it has picked up a minority investment from superstar couple Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez.

30 Jun 2020
Portfolio News

Startup Behind Super Coffee Gets Valuation Topping $200 Million

Kitu Life Inc., the startup behind fast-growing beverage brand Super Coffee, has raised $25 million in a fundraising round that values it at more than $200 million.

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