CVC  301 INC

     Office Locations:

330 University Ave. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55414
Phone: 800-248-7310
Fax: 763-764-8330



  • Early



  • Consumer Products & Services
  • Food & Agriculture
  • Media & Digital Media



    301 INC (General Mills Ventures) is a venture capital fund created by the General Mills company. Operating under the brand 301 INC, the firm invests primarily in the United States and is headquartered in Minneapolis, MN. 301 INC seeks to invest in start-ups that have sales of at least $3 million in the U.S. and an industry focus in food technology, emerging packaged food brands, and digital media.

    Investment Firm Key

       VC = Venture Capital
       PE = Private Equity
       A = Angel
       I = Incubator
       MB = Merchant Bank
       VD = Venture Debt
       FI = Family Investment Office
       FOF = Fund of Funds
       ED = Economic Development Office   
       TT = Technology Transfer Office
       CVC = Corporate Venture Capital
       SEC = Secondary Purchaser
       HF = Hedge Fund/Mutual Fund
    Venture Capital
    Seed Stage
    (includes "pre-seed," or
    concept stage)
    No Revenue
    Early StageMinimal
    Growth Stage
    (also called Mid-stage)
    Expansion Stage
    (also called Late-stage)
    $7M and greater
    Private Equity
    Lower Middle Market$10M-$249M
    Middle Market$250M-$499M
    Upper Middle Market$500M-$1B
    Large Cap>$1B

    Investment Team:

    Name   Title
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    Alexandra Hendricks Marketing Manager
    Greg Nygren Sr. Finance Manager
    Jennifer Quie Sr. Sales Manager
    John Haugen Managing Director
    Kim Gessner Tech Manager


    Portfolio companies include:

      Farmhouse Culture
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      Good Catch
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      Good Culture
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      Kite Hill
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      Pet Plate

      Purely Elizabeth
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