Dec 15, 2016
You may have heard of Thrive
Market (think Whole Foods meets Costco), but you may not have heard
of it’s co-founder and co-CEO, Nick Green. Nick started
Thrive as a wholesale buying club with a mission to make healthy
living easy and affordable for every American family. It was a
risky venture, since nothing like it had ever before been
Using some unique and innovative strategies that we talk about
during the podcast, it has completely revolutionized the non GMO
and organic food landscape as it currently offers the 4,000 most
popular natural and organic products in the world at 25-50% off
retail, shipped anywhere in the U.S. for free. For every paid
member on the site, the company also sponsors a free membership for
a low-income family.
Prior to co-founding Thrive, Nick was the founder and CEO of Ivy
Insiders, an education company that made college test prep more
affordable and helped over 20,000 students get into better colleges
before being acquired by Revolution Prep in 2010.
The story of the original intent, initial growth, build-up, and
current leadership model and structure at Thrive is both compelling
and inspiring, especially when told right from the mouth of it’s
founder. In our hour together, Nick was as transparent as he was
generous, holding nothing back, willing to share all of the
“secrets” of his success.
There is a lot in this podcast… from the beginnings when he was
packing and shipping things from his own garage… to today with
hundreds of employees and massive warehouse space. Nick’s is a
story of inspiration, turning dreams into reality, believing in
yourself in spite of what others say or think, of hard work and
perspiration, transparency, integrity, family, and fun. It’s a
genuine success story that has already had an incredibly profound
impact on the availability of healthy food options in this
I know you’ll love this episode. Enjoy!