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Mint Market

Mint Market is an online, wholesale farmers market that will revolutionize the $7 billion, fast-growing local food economy.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Internet / Web Services
  • Location Durham, NC, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded May 2012
  • Employees 2
  • Website

Company Summary

Chefs that want to use local ingredients live in a world that looks more like 1995 than 2012. They have no online resource to find and buy food. With Mint Market, any local vendor can effortlessly set up an online ecommerce presence for their wholesale customers. It's free to list. We charge a fee for each completed sale. The vendors deliver. We're 100% software, and 100% scalable.


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    Ricky Spero

    Ricky Spero was a founder, Vice President of Product Development, and employee #1 at Rheomics Inc., a biotechnology spinout from the UNC - Chapel Hill. At Rheomics, he closed the company’s first sales, led the filing of two patent applications, negotiated the licensing agreement with UNC, and generated more than $600,000 in grant funding. He received his PhD in Physics from UNC Chapel Hill in 2010. He’s also a pretty good cook.

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    David Ivy
    Lead Developer

    David Ivy was a founder and CTO of DiscoverLit. He received his BS in Computer Engineering from North Carolina State University in 2011 and specializes in website design.


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    Neil Bagchi
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    Paul Sipe