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Real Food Works

We offer a weekly subscription program of healthy meals prepared by local independent restaurants and delivered fresh to consumers.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Consumer Products
  • Location Conshohocken, PA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded May 2012
  • Employees 8
  • Website

Company Summary

We provide a subscription program of healthy meals prepared by local independent restaurants and delivered fresh each week to subscribers. Our unique model delivers 1) a wide variety of high quality food prepared to our nutritional specifications 2) high margins because our food is prepared in the restaurants' downtime, and 3) scalability within and across markets.


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    Lucinda Bromwyn Duncalfe

    Lucinda is a serial technology entrepreneur and CEO who co-founded or led ClickEquations (sold to Channel Intelligence), (sold to Rifftrax), TurnTide (sold to Symantec), and Destiny Software (liquidated with $5m returned to investors). She serves on the boards of Monetate and Semprae Labs. She has an MBA from Wharton in Entrepreneurial Management.

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    Mike Krupit

    Mike’s an innovator and entrepreneurial operator in business and technology, who recently founded and managed Novotorium, a startup incubator. Previously, he was chief innovation officer of telco firm VSE where he doubled revenues and profits. His knowledge and experience come from six startups including Verity (search pioneer), Infonautics (online info service pioneer), and CDNOW (ecommerce pioneer), in both Silicon Valley and Philadelphia.

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    David Friedman
    VP Technology

    David is an entrepreneur and technologist with experience working in early-stage companies. He has built and led the technology teams for startups like Inhabi, Venmo (sold to Braintree), and Philly Living. He has a B.S. and M.S. in Computer Science from the University of Pennsylvania.

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    Mary Beth Colucci
    VP Marketing

    Mary Beth is a seasoned direct marketer, most recently leading acquisition marketing at Fresh Direct. Her expertise is in subscription marketing, with stints at Columbia House, Disney, and Hooked on Phonics. She has an MBA from St. Johns and commutes each week from New York City to work in Conshohocken.

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    Jay Brown
    VP Product

    Jay has decades of experience in technology, product development and management, and business development. He spent 28 years at SEI, serving as VP of Corporate Technology and President of the Community Philanthropy Board. Jay also worked for Mathematica, Computer Sciences Corporation, and Datacomp in economic research, electronic publishing, and large database applications.


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    Baer Crossey

Previous Investors

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    Leonard Lodish, Alan Markowitz, Alan Markowitz, Don Kendall