Rio has invested in the following companies. In addition to making equity contributions, our partners have taken on leadership roles in these companies to drive execution and create value.
PYURE is a company that manufactures and sells commercial air purifiers. PYURE’s unique hydroxyl technology provides pathogen protection and improved air quality, and has been shown in extensive testing to rapidly kill the COVID-19 virus.
Creations Foods is a company that manufactures and sells healthy snacks. Creations is an agile curator of food and brands with sustenance.
Prior to establishing Rio, our co-founder Aki Georgacacos led many investments at Avrio Capital.
The companies below are indicative of his successful track record investing in the Agri-Food sector.
Farmers Edge helps growers improve crop production, reduce waste, and improve sustainability by automating data capture, transfer, and processing.
FODY Food Co. specializes in low FODMAP foods and recipes and provides diet solutions to people with Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) to reduce and relieve symptoms.
Farmlead is a grain marketplace that supports North American farmers in their grain selling efforts and provides more options for marketing and selling grain.
SunSelect grows the only carbon neutral produce in North America and they strive to produce vegetables and crops that are sustainable, safe, and delicious.
Bare Fruit is committed to providing delicious fruit and vegetable-based snacks and chips that are made of natural and simple ingredients.
Brookside was the pioneer in redefining the “better for you” segment of the snacking food category.