Wallace Ho 8 Mar, 2019
San Francisco based food delivery startup: Munchery has officially filed for bankruptcy.
Munchery owed $28.5 million in secured debt to lenders and $6 million in unsecured debt (50% to 230 vendors and suppliers, 50% to customers holding unfulfilled gift cards),
Munchery has raised around $120 million in total VC funding at a $300 million valuation in 2015.
The company's valuation then plummeted to $65 million in 2017 after the business raised another $5 million to restructure.
According to the chapter 11 bankruptcy filing, Munchery lists reasons for failure due to aggressive expansion, inability to attract new customers, and increased competition.