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Why Company Culture is More Than a “Thing”

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Why Company Culture is More Than a “Thing”

Picture yourself sitting in a plastic lecture hall chair, listening to a presentation on company culture. In addition to an impending need for a chiropractor, you’ll probably be presented with standard definitions like: “Company culture is a blend of the values, beliefs, taboos, symbols, rituals and myths all companies develop over time.” – Entrepreneur “Corporate culture … Continue reading Why Company Culture is More Than a “Thing”

6 Tech Trends that are Changing the Way We Eat

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6 Tech Trends that are Changing the Way We Eat

In 1965, Intel co-founder Gordon Moore theorized that technology doubles every 18 months. Over the last 50 years this theory has been backed by plenty of evidence and has become widely agreed upon by economists and tech leaders alike. New technology has been changing the way we eat food since before McDonalds introduced assembly line … Continue reading 6 Tech Trends that are Changing the Way We Eat

Four Ways to Create a Strong Company Culture

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Four Ways to Create a Strong Company Culture

At Foodee, we obsess over excellent work culture. In fact, helping companies keep their teams happy, healthy, productive, and nourished is what we’re all about. We don’t think of ourselves as just another food delivery company. There are a lot of those. What we are is a group of people who strive to strengthen teams … Continue reading Four Ways to Create a Strong Company Culture

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Why Coworking Spaces Work

It seems like every success story starts in a garage. Apple. Google. Disney. Nirvana. Even Drake started from the bottom (did he?) and now he’s here. We have a romance with the idea of starting something revolutionary in a ragtag kind of way in a no-rules kind of setting. It’s why it feels like no … Continue reading Why Coworking Spaces Work

Lessons From Little League: How Buying Local Strengthens Community

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Lessons From Little League: How Buying Local Strengthens Community

“‘Eating is an agricultural act,’ as Wendell Berry famously said. It is also an ecological act, and a political act, too. Though much has been done to obscure this simple fact, how and what we eat determines to a great extent the use we make of the world – and what is to become of … Continue reading Lessons From Little League: How Buying Local Strengthens Community

People Not Ping Pong: The Art of Culture

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People Not Ping Pong: The Art of Culture

“To eat and drink without a friend is to devour like the lion and the wolf.” ― Epicurus The wagons had me transfixed. They aren’t material, I thought. Their colours; vibrant, and bursting off the canvas. The brushstrokes, bristling with life. Van Gogh’s original Wagons, on the wall staring back at me at the Vancouver Art … Continue reading People Not Ping Pong: The Art of Culture

What Matters Most With Food Delivery

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What Matters Most With Food Delivery

Bloomberg recently announced that venture capitalists invested a record amount into food delivery startups in Q3 2015, despite the space already being overcrowded. The reason? Food delivery is a huge market, and no one has become the go-to marketplace. In the same way that Airbnb monetized under allocated real estate assets, technology can help the restaurant … Continue reading What Matters Most With Food Delivery

Learning to let go: The value of mentorship at work and home

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Learning to let go: The value of mentorship at work and home

“Kids don’t stay with you if you do it right. It’s the one job where, the better you are, the more surely you won’t be needed in the long run.” ―Barbara Kingsolver As I change a diaper on my two-month old daughter – our third in as many years – I’m struck with a truth: … Continue reading Learning to let go: The value of mentorship at work and home

Expanding Your Start-Up In New Cities

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Expanding Your Start-Up In New Cities

Expanding your startup is not as easy as “open-round, close round, pick city, hire staff, set launch date, and get press,” although it can seem that way. For Foodee’s most recent expansion, we’re adding three cities, launching in Austin, Denver and Philadelphia by the middle of August. We knew Toronto would be our second city, but … Continue reading Expanding Your Start-Up In New Cities

Entrepreneurs Have a Vital Role in Food Security

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Entrepreneurs Have a Vital Role in Food Security

Foodee CEO Ryan Spong weighs in on food security sharing his own story about this major issue and letting the rest of us know how businesses owners can help. He also brings to the spotlight some very important people from Kiwassa Neighbourhood House who are “recovering” food to help feed hungry school children and seniors … Continue reading Entrepreneurs Have a Vital Role in Food Security

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