Brothers Andrew and Thomas Parkinson founded online grocer Peapod in the Northwestern Technology Incubator in 1989 as the world’s first dedicated E-commerce company.
In our discussion, we'll not only get to hear their story of creating an e-commerce company in the 80' through taking the company public, to the sale of PeaPod and all their lessons learned along the way.
About this event
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Join us as Thomas Parkinson of Peapod comes to share his incredible 30+ year journey with us.
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