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Kind Snacks founder Daniel Lubetzky begins new ‘journey’ with Camino Partners

Kind Snacks founder Daniel Lubetzky begins new ‘journey’ with Camino Partners

After successfully building Kind Snacks into a multibillion-dollar company, Daniel Lubetzky and his team, including former Kind executive Elle Lanning, have unveiled Camino Partners, a startup incubator and investment platform. Lubetzky, founder and chairman of Camino Partners, built Kind up from just $5 million in initial investment and told TechCrunch he wants to help other companies do the same thing. He intends to deploy $350 million — funds he already has — into the next generation of transformative consumer brands over the next five years. His own journey started 25 years ago with Peaceworks, a company bringing together neighbors in conflict regions, like the Middle East, around collaborative ventures. It was a classic startup story where it took 10 years of lessons — two steps forward, two steps back kind of things — while building the company that prepared Lubetzky to launch Kind. “I was making so many mistakes, but I drew lessons from those, and then the first 10 years of Kind were just like soaring,” he said. With Camino Partners, formerly known as …