March 20, 2013

Business created by honors students in running for Coolest College Startup

Posted: March 20, 2013

Five ASU honors students saw the need to get unused food into the hands and mouths of hungry people and they did something about it.

The students from different majors – engineering, business and sustainability – harnessed their knowledge and passion to found FlashFood, a startup that uses a website, mobile application and text messages to facilitate the delivery of excess food from restaurants, caterers and conventions to community centers that serve the hungry.

Now FlashFood has been nominated for Inc. magazine's 2013 America's Coolest College Startup and is one of 12 finalists for the honor.

Article source:
Phoenix Business Journal


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Nicole Greason, Nicole.Greason@asu.edu
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Barrett, the Honors College