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Foodem is an online trading, business intelligence and process automation solution for the $650B US wholesale food distribution industry.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Internet / Web Services
  • Location Baltimore, MD, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded November 2010
  • Employees 7
  • Website

Company Summary

By enabling Buyers and Sellers to interact on an unprecedented scale, Foodem benefits both parties. Comparative one-stop shopping among many suppliers creates price transparency, enabling restaurants to better manage and reduce their food costs. Features including customized product catalogs, branded virtual storefronts, targeted advertising & promotions enable Sellers to market to many more Buyers than they can reach with a direct sales force.


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    Kash Rehman
    Founder & Chief Executive Officer

    After experiencing firsthand how a lack of pricing transparency and manual processing increase costs and impair customer satisfaction throughout the wholesale food supply chain, Kash Rehman founded in 2010. He is part of the MindShare class of 2012, an invitation-only networking group for the CEO's of high growth companies in DC area and graduated from Smith School of Business at UMD with a B.S. in Management and Information Systems.

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    Michael Burlando
    VP of Engineering

    Michael is an entrepreneurial technologist with ten years of experience leading teams to build innovative, consumer-facing technology on web and mobile platforms. He has managed engineering teams at venture-backed startups in two different industries and was a major contributor to highly successful exits for investors in both cases. He has a degree in Computer Science from Carnegie Mellon University.


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    Whiteford Taylor Preston
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    Arcpoint Partners

Previous Investors

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    Kash Rehman, Founder $200K cash
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    Maryland Technology Development Corporation $75K July 2012
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    Angel Investors led by Panacea Capital Advisors $600K April 2013