181: From Creative Writing Major to Restauranteur & VC w/ Nick Freshman, Mothersauce Partners [Main T4C episode]
Nick Freshman is the founder of Mothersauce Partners, a venture capital funded ecosystem for the food and beverage industry. Mothersauce Partners aggressively shortens the traditional timeline to achieve profit for food and drink concepts by bringing to bear experience, connections and a suite of services that is largely absent in..
“You will do well quickly if you are hospitable by nature. So I look for people that are just genuinely friendly, people that enjoy being around other people.”
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“Don’t be too anxious about the nonlinear path. I don’t really think anybody walks down that path and sticks with it.”
“I was getting married and my wife and I were trying to figure out how to start a life together. And I had been a manager for a while, but I was burnt out on managing restaurants. So I was bartending and I was feeling like my parents and I invested a fortune in my education and I’ve done nothing to build on it.”
Event Planning, Social Media, Strategic Planning, Marketing, Public Relations, Food & Beverage, Editing, Community Outreach, Cooking, Program Management, Creative Writing, Research, Leadership, Management, Public Speaking
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