KEEN Growth Capital Appoints David Comeau as Venture Partner

Leading Food And Wellness Venture Fund Adds Multinational Food
Industry Expertise

ORLANDO, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--KEEN Growth Capital (“KEEN”), a leading early-stage venture fund focused
on better-for-you food and wellness brands, today announced the
appointment of a new Venture Partner, David Comeau. Mr. Comeau, current
founder and principal of DC50 Advisors and former President of Mondelez
International Asia Pacific, enhances the leadership team of KEEN’s food
industry experts.


“KEEN’s team of experienced and seasoned professionals is bolstered by
the addition of Mr. Comeau as Venture Partner,” said Jerry Bello,
Managing Partner of KEEN Growth Capital. “His experience in M&A and
developing IP to create value will be a great asset as we grow our
portfolio companies. We are thrilled to have David as a Venture Partner.”

“Identifying innovation and white space in the food marketplace has
established KEEN as the preferred food and wellness investment partner,”
said Mr. Comeau. “I admire KEEN’s ability to accelerate growth by
investing intellectual capital and hands-on mentoring in this
fast-moving industry. KEEN’s philosophy of positive impact investing in
clean and healthy snacking brands demonstrates an on-trend and highly
valued investment approach. My expertise and experience will further
contribute to firm’s above-market outcomes.”

“The addition of Mr. Comeau to KEEN’s team, with a collective 200 years
of food and beverage experience, will enrich our strategic,
multinational insights,” said Jonathan Smiga, KEEN Managing Partner.
“David is a great addition and will only solidify our position as
investment partner of choice in the food and wellness venture arena.”

About KEEN Growth Capital

KEEN Growth Capital invests in early stage food-related companies
that generate meaningful social impact in addition to above market
financial returns. KEEN has particular focus on healthy snacking,
functional foods and patented, science backed companies
that positively impact consumer health, environmental and community
wellness, and long term disease mitigation. KEEN’s infusion of
intellectual and financial capital delivers enriched outcomes for all
stakeholders while creating a healthier world. KEEN is based in Orlando.
Ideas welcome everywhere. Visit KEENGrowthCaptial.com for
more.

About David Comeau and DC50 Advisors

David J. Comeau, founding Principal of DC50 Advisors LLC was most
recently President of Mondelez International Asia Pacific biscuit unit
and has extensive food industry experience across the globe including
Latin America, Europe, Eastern Europe, Asia Pacific and the Middle East.
Comeau has more than 25 years in the food industry with Mondelez
International, Kraft Foods and The Campbell Soup Company. Comeau has a
B.S. degree in Marketing from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst
and a Masters in International Business Studies from the Darla Moore
School of Business at the University of South Carolina.


Contacts

KEEN Growth Capital
Addison Ames, 917-721-2961
Addison@KEENGrowthCapital.com