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Jason AckermanFresh Direct is an online grocer that disrupted the traditional food supply chain by sourcing food where it’s produced and delivering it to consumers without going through additional retailers. Fresh Direct launched in 2002 from its headquarters in a former paper plant in Long Island City, Queens.

Jason speaks with Jessica about how he launched Fresh Direct, from scratch.

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Chris BartonShazam is an app that identifies the music or TV show around you simply by holding up your phone to the sound. Shazam was one of the first apps available in the Apple app store in 2008. Now, a hundred million people per month use the service.

Chris speaks with Jessica about how he launched Shazam, from scratch.

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