If you thought D.C.-based fast casual Sweetgreen was already rocking it, just wait to see what the healthy living brand has in store. Earlier this month, the brand locked down $22 million in funding from Steve Case, Ted Leonsis, and Donn Davis, founders of investment fund Revolution Growth. They're also very successful entrepreneurs (i.e. Case is best known for being Chief Executive and Chairman of AOL).
With the funding, Sweetgreen, which has already established itself as a lifestyle brand (especially with its Sweetlife component), plans to expand into more areas. With the extra money, Sweetgreen's three co-owners also plan to get more techy, including a more progressive mobile app and a platform called FarmersWeb. Read More