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praxis marketplace

Food company established to build quality grocery stores and food infrastructure in inner cities. Company promotes local brands

  • Stage Product In Development
  • Industry Food and Beverage
  • Location Minnetonka, MN, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded April 2009
  • Employees 8
  • Website

Company Summary

Glenn has organized Praxis Foods and Praxis Marketplace, which is an emerging food and grocery store business established to serve inner city neighborhoods while also assisting rural, but local producers. Praxis establishes infrastructure to that can also be used around the country. These stores and collaborative ventures are meant to be a major catalyst in the health and economic development of identified underserved communities.


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    Glenn Howard Ford

    Glenn parlayed a Masters Degree in Business from Northwestern University in Evanston Illinois, along with a B.S. Degree in Business, and a second B.S. Degree in Economics from Eastern Illinois University, to hold senior executive positions with PepsiCo, American Hospital Supply, Indiana National Bank, and EDS, along with other business entrepreneurial and venture funded entities. He has formed Praxis to build grocery stores in inner cities.


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    Fredricks and Byron - Laura Danielson, Tom Archibold, Eric Malinowski
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    Ron Zilka - Baune and Associates

Previous Investors

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    Jim Perry
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    Karen Petersen
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    John Rhoades