Nick Taranto is the Cofounder and President of food tech company Plated, which delivers ingredients for 30-min or less ready-to-cook gourmet meals & recipes prepared by notable chefs weekly. Plated has raised a total of $56.4 million in funding to date, has 400 employees across the US and is reportedly valued at over $500M. Nick himself has an incredible personal story and long list of notable achievements including serving as a US Marine, receiving Forbes 30 under 30 and GQ honors, being a Shark Tank contestant, and attaining degrees from Dartmouth, Harvard's Graduate Business & Kennedy School of Government.
In this podcast we chat about:
The premise behind Nick's company Plated
His extraordinary background
Harvard Business School as a transformational experience
Keeping a Zen mindset
Why the entrepreneurial route and advice for aspiring entrepreneurs