Techstars Atlanta: Get to Know Real Meal Delivery

Techstars Atlanta: Get to Know Real Meal Delivery

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.@RealMealDeliver is an inaugural participant of @Techstars Atlanta. Get to know the #startup team #tsAtlanta
Tuesday, September 13, 2016 - 9:00am

CAMPAIGN: Cox Enterprises


Techstars Atlanta, in partnership with Cox Enterprises, selected 10 companies to participate in the program's 2016 class. Applications for the 10 coveted spots came from around the globe, including 69 countries and six continents.

Real Meal Delivery is one of the 10 participants. Skip the stress of meal planning and grocery shopping! Fresh, made-from-scratch meals are prepared daily by our chef. Just order by 4PM and let your family enjoy the hot, fresh food delivered to your door.

Get to know the Real Meal Delivery team.

What excites you about Techstars?

We’re excited to be surrounded by other founders from around the globe. Starting a company is hard! Getting to share best practices and gain insights from other entrepreneurs and Techstars mentors will certainly help us build a stronger company.

How did you hear about Techstars?

We are active members of the Switchyards Atlanta community. Techstars Atlanta’s Managing Director Michael Cohn stopped by an event and gave the community members an overview on the program.

What do you hope to learn/take away from Techstars Atlanta?

We’re excited about getting closer to Atlanta’s entrepreneurial community. Technology and entrepreneurship are on the upswing here, and we’re looking forward to being a part of it. On top of that, we’re hoping that Atlanta can be a place where successful consumer technology companies can be built.

How did you come up with the idea for your company?

We saw this delivery-only restaurant concept popping in San Francisco and New York. Our realization was that getting a hot, affordable and delicious dinner is such an incredible consumer experience that it should exist everywhere. We moved back home to Pat’s home state of Georgia to build the model for suburban America.

Are there any entrepreneurs or business leaders who inspire you?

Jeff Bezos. He was able to build a large company by providing convenience and affordable pricing for customers around the world.

What did you know about Atlanta before relocating for the program?

We are an Atlanta-based company!

What’s the one piece of technology or app that you can’t live without?

Amazon Prime. To me, it’s the definition of a perfect service. I love that they continue to iterate on making benefits better for their members.

Where was your company founded?

Atlanta. We’re local!

Who can use your product?

Anyone who wants an affordable, healthy, and delicious dinner delivered to your door.  We currently deliver to several parts of the Atlanta area.

How can Cox employees help you?

If you live in Atlanta, check out our delivery areas and give us a try. Follow us on Twitter at @RealMealDeliver

Located at Ponce City Market, Techstars Atlanta provides 90 days of rapid acceleration to boost entrepreneurs’ early stage business and product development efforts through focused education, mentorship and funding.

Techstars is a global ecosystem that empowers entrepreneurs to bring new technologies to market wherever they choose to live. With dozens of mentorship-driven accelerator programs and thousands of community programs worldwide, Techstars exists to support the world's most promising entrepreneurs throughout their lifelong journey, from inspiration to IPO. Techstars provides access to tens of thousands of community leaders, founders, mentors, investors, and corporate partners, allowing entrepreneurs to accelerate the pace of innovation and do more faster.