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Gousto, a trading name of SCA Investments Limited, is a British meal kit retailer, headquartered in Shepherds Bush, London, founded by Timo Boldt and James Carter. Gousto supplies subscribers with recipe kit boxes which include ready-measured, fresh ingredients and easily followed recipes.
In October 2016, Gousto's co-founder Timo Boldt was awarded IGD's 'Young Entrepreneur of the Year' award.
In July 2019, Gousto raised £30m in funding from private equity firm Perwyn.
In February 2020, Gousto partnered with UK-based The Meatless Farm Company to build upon Gousto's objective of tapping into the growing audience of vegan and other consumers looking to reduce their meat consumption.
The company won Retail Business of the Year at the 2015 Startups awards, the Angel-VC Deal of the Year at the 2015 UK Business Angels Association Awards, the Young Entrepreneur of the Year award (CEO and founder, Timo Boldt) at the 2014 Great British Entrepreneur Awards, and the Everline Future50 at the 2014 Real Business Awards.
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