'We actually one day think that Sysco will join Foodem': Kash Rehman [VIDEO] - Technical.ly Baltimore

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Jun. 26, 2013 8:30 am

‘We actually one day think that Sysco will join Foodem’: Kash Rehman [VIDEO]

Foodem founder Kash Rehman.

Foodem founder Kash Rehman.

Foodem, an ETC-based startup that bills itself as the “only business-to-business online food marketplace,” doesn’t consider the food distribution giant Sysco as competition, said Foodem founder Kash Rehman in a recent interview:

Sysco, you know, is a distributor that has tons of overhead. They have trucks, they have salespeople, they have warehouses. We are a marketplace, we actually one day think that Sysco will join Foodem because they would want to get more customers via our platform …

As Technically Baltimore reported in May, Foodem recently raised an angel funding round of $600,000 and released version 2.0 of its online platform, which allows wholesale buyers — like hotels, restaurants and catering companies — to connect directly with food manufacturers and distributors.

Read the full interview with Rehman, or watch the video below.

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