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

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