Pasadena-based agriculture and restaurants company Kitchen United has secured $40 million in Series B funding, according to company database Crunchbase, topping the city’s recent funding headlines. The cash infusion was announced Sept. 19 and led by RXR Realty.
According to its Crunchbase profile, "Kitchen United offers a turnkey solution that eliminates barriers to growth and enables restaurant brands to profitably expand. Kitchen United is introducing a new and unique commercial kitchen for rent opportunity for food service providers to realize their fullest business potential. For restaurants, this means providing a top-tier food production facility combined with insights and ideas on how to profitably expand into the food delivery business."
The three-year-old startup also raised a $10 million Series A round in 2018.
In other local funding news, document management company X1 Technologies announced a $5.1 million Series B funding round on Oct. 2.
According to Crunchbase, "X1 Technologies was founded in 2003 to help knowledge workers easily find, preview and act upon information residing anywhere in the enterprise whether it exists on a PC or server based platform. X1's patented one-search solution allows workers to access all forms of corporate data, from email inboxes to contracts in document management systems to information in CRM and ERP systems, all through a single, elegant interface. The core of the X1 Technologies patented enterprise search solution is the proprietary method for indexing the content of virtually all data within the enterprise, local or remote, email, file or database."
Founded in 2003, the company has raised four previous rounds, including a $7.7 million round in 2017.