Origin dishes up $1.6 million to kitchen gear maker Tovala

“Tovala is getting ready to start shipping its novel consumer cooking device and meal service later this year. It raised $1.6 million, led by Chicago-based Origin Ventures, which backed Grubhub. Like Tovala, originally called Maestro Food, Grubhub was a 2015 winner of the New Venture Challenge business-plan competition at the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business.”

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