Extra cheese, please: Restaurant tech startup Picnic lands $5M for pizza robot

GeekWire | Nov 19, 2019 at 5:30 PM
  • Seattle startup Picnic, which makes robots for the restaurant industry, raised $5 million in a seed round led by Creative Ventures with returning investors Flying Fish Partners and Vulcan Capital.
  • Lead investor Creative Ventures backs other food-related startups including smart shopping cart startup Caper and Dishcraft Robotics.
  • To help refine its hardware, Picnic hired Kennard Nielsen as vice president of engineering.