Shaping the world of

foodservice together.

Our Approach

We fund early-stage startups to provide unparalleled access to the foodservice industry.

Compass Digital Ventures (CDV) is the venture and growth capital arm of Compass Group. 

We view our process of piloting, investing, and scaling as the best way to assist startups in demonstrating their solutions in real-world environments. This unique fund gives early-stage founders access to the data, tools, and experience only available within the world’s largest foodservice and hospitality organization. 


We offer startups the opportunity to pilot solutions in Compass Group’s operations with real users in real environments.


We pair our investments with support and advice, providing a unique level of value for the startups we work with.


We guide startups as they grow across our organization in the business and industry, education, and healthcare verticals.

Our Proposition
Compass Digital Ventures

The CDV Advantage

Our keys to success

  • Integrate your solutions within Compass Group’s large addressable market
  • Access our in-depth knowledge of foodservice and operations
  • Work with our subject matter experts to navigate operational complexities
  • Seamlessly integrate across our digital platforms
  • Secure capital for early-stage companies

What we’re looking for

Investing at the intersection of technology and foodservice

Food Retail 

  • Omni-channel commerce 
  • On-demand economy 
  • Connected cafeteria
  • Kitchen 2.0 
  • Sustainability tech
  • Restaurant management

Healthcare Foodservice 

  • In-patient feeding
  • Out-patient feeding
  • Caregiver experiences
  • Healthcare professional experiences
Our Organization

About Compass Group

The largest contract foodservice company


Meals served
each day




of Fortune 100
companies served


Cafes in
North America

Compass Group has over 75 years of experience in delivering exceptional service. 

Compass is a family of great companies serving award-winning restaurants, corporate cafes, hospitals, schools, arenas, museums, and more. We deliver the best in food, hospitality, and support services across five major business verticals; education, business and industry, healthcare and seniors, sports and leisure, and defence, offshore and remote.