Ari Dvorin

“Corporate” Chefs + Productivity: The Startup That Eats Together Stays Together

By Jenny Zhang   August 1, 2013


About 65 percent of Americans eat lunch at their desks or don’t take a break at all, according to an online survey by human resources consulting firm Right Management. For growing startups in particular, where typical days involve meetings, emails, endless to-dos and random surprises solvable only with improvisation, having a “real lunch” is a pipe dream that only ever occurs once in a blue moon–or at least when the internet goes down.

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Move Over, Spielberg: SpareFoot Made a Short Film!

By Jenny Zhang   July 18, 2013


In 1979, Francis Ford Coppola dragged his cast and crew to the sweltering jungles of the Philippines to create what would become widely acknowledged as one of the greatest films of all time, “Apocalypse Now.” In 2013, an Austin startup had the same dream. Sort of.

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