Ekos is the industry leader in providing management software to independent craft manufacturing businesses – currently focusing on craft beverages.

Ekos empowers craft makers through ekos_systems—craft centric business management software.

Ekos was founded in 2014 by Josh McKinney and Greg Forehand. The company is headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Ekos' goal is to simplify your day-to-day business, so you have more time to be inspired for your craft.

Ekos provides a customizable business management platform that handles raw material and finished goods inventory, manufacturing processes, relevant accounting and tax information, and more. It also helps monitor legal and regulatory compliance.


Ekos currently offers 4 systems - Ekos Brewmaster, Ekos Cidermaker, Ekos Maker, & Ekos Winemaker. The company partners with over 1,700 craft beverage producers in 40 countries to manage their day to day operations in production, operations, sales, and accounting.


Ekos has raised $8M from a "Series A" financing on Oct 17, 2019. The round was led by Noro-Moseley Partners. This new funding brings Ekos' tota funding to $8.5M to date.



  • Year founded: 2014
  • Funding Info: $8.5M over 3 Rounds (Latest Funding Type: Series A)
  • Yearly Revenue: NA
  • Employee Size: 51-200
  • Business Valuation: NA
  • City/Town: Charlotte
  • State: North Carolina
  • Country: United States
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