34 min

Josh Hix, founder of Plated: $300 million sale to Albertsons Startup Exits

    • Business

After finishing his MBA at Harvard, Josh Hix and co-founder Nick Taranto combined their passion for health and nutrition with a business opportunity and started Plated, a meal kit service company. Plated grew rapidly, became a dominant player in the industry and was acquired by Albertsons for $300 million.



On this episode of the Startup Exits Podcast, we chat with Josh about:

• Do you need a business degree to start your own company?

• Should founders be passionate about the problem they’re solving?

• Is it good for a startup to have competitors?

• Startup financing: credit card debt and raising from angels

• Shark Tank experience for startup founders

• The right network and good timing can lead to an acquisition

• The future of food tech



Josh is currently laying low and exploring new startup ideas. You can find him on Twitter and LinkedIn.



Startup Exits is brought to you by StartupSoft. New episodes every month, subscribe for more.

After finishing his MBA at Harvard, Josh Hix and co-founder Nick Taranto combined their passion for health and nutrition with a business opportunity and started Plated, a meal kit service company. Plated grew rapidly, became a dominant player in the industry and was acquired by Albertsons for $300 million.



On this episode of the Startup Exits Podcast, we chat with Josh about:

• Do you need a business degree to start your own company?

• Should founders be passionate about the problem they’re solving?

• Is it good for a startup to have competitors?

• Startup financing: credit card debt and raising from angels

• Shark Tank experience for startup founders

• The right network and good timing can lead to an acquisition

• The future of food tech



Josh is currently laying low and exploring new startup ideas. You can find him on Twitter and LinkedIn.



Startup Exits is brought to you by StartupSoft. New episodes every month, subscribe for more.

34 min

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