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LoMo Market is a mobile micro-targeted retail platform that turns buying locally grown and produced foods into a personalized experience.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Retailing / Distribution
  • Location Durham, NC, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded May 2012
  • Employees 7
  • Website

Company Summary

LoMo provides consumers fun and easy access to a curated local food retail experience. Our passionate sales crew provide an unparalleled level of personal service to customers weekly food purchases. We source the best fresh and prepared foods, allow our members to regularly test new products, visit our producers and learn how to make cooking these foods fun & easy. Our markets have become a desired amenity to neighborhoods and office buildings.


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    Guenevere Abernathy
    CEO and Founder

    This is Ms. Abernathy's third start-up and she has raised over $80m in capital for her organizations. She is a passionate local foodie with farming in her blood. She has a knack for creating and managing sustainable businesses that address challenging social problems. Her recent success has enabled her to quickly attract a diverse start up team with expertise in social media, finance, operations, logistics and the natural foods industry.

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    Michael Lemanski
    Chairman and Founder

    Mr. Lemanski is the founding Director of the Development Finance Initiative at UNC. This entrepreneurial venture was created to help local governments attract private capital to redevelop distressed properties. He was appointed to this role after founding a successful real estate development and investment fund focused on downtown Durham, NC. He has been an investor and advisor in over 6 startups. He is a founding member of NC Investors Circle.

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    Maire Dekle
    Director of Customer Relations

    Ms. Dekle has engaged in economic development via the public & private sectors. Her past work has included project planning for a local food hub, public outreach on sustainability issues, and data analysis on the growth of organic agriculture and local food sales in NC. Her experiences working with officials, farmers and local food retailers have prepared her for her latest role: managing LoMo's locations, operations & outreach.


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    Blackman & Sloop and Scale Finance

Previous Investors

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    Family and Friends
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