Emily LaFave Olson

Founder, Entrepreneur, and Foodie in San Francisco, California

Emily LaFave Olson

Founder, Entrepreneur, and Foodie in San Francisco, California

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Emily's currently traveling the world connecting with farmers, chefs, and restaurateurs pondering our good food future. One that's both delicious and good for the planet. In the past, she co-founded Din, connecting restaurant kitchens and home kitchens to help you cook like a restaurant at home. She also founded and sold one of Fast Company's Most Innovative Food Companies, Foodzie.com, a marketplace platform featuring the best products from small foodcrafters across the United States. She's a proud Techstars Boulder Class of 2008 alum. She co-produced and starred in her own web series Breakfast Hacks, featuring episodes likes 2-Ingredient Pancakes, now with over 88 million views. A passionate food enthusiast she's spent 10 years in the good food business from building food and technology companies to producing videos. Emily has been named Inc Magazine's Top 30 Under 30 Entrepreneurs and Food & Wine Magazine's 40 Big Food Thinkers Under 40. She also believes names matter and recently returned to her maiden name.

Photo Credit: Helena Price

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  • Work
    • Din
  • Education
    • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University