© Saskia Uppenkamp
Mackenzie Barth (Co-Founder, CEO) and Sarah Adler (Co-Founder, CTO)

Location: Bryant Park is a popular urban oasis amidst the skyscrapers of Midtown. It has a charming carousel, an open-air library and pétanque courts. You can de-stress here with a yoga class or feel the grass between your toes at its Barefoot Ball, a summer party under the stars.

Spoon University – The every day food resource for young people

Digital Media
Founded in 2013
20 employees
Funding $2.5M / 1 round

Spoon University is an online food publication created for and by young people. From simple recipes and cooking hacks to restaurant reviews and lifestyle tips — the digital magazine covers just about anything college students and post grads need to navigate their campuses and kitchens for the first time. Spoon was founded in 2013 by two friends and undergraduates at Northwestern University, Mackenzie Barth and Sarah Adler. What started as a campus print magazine has evolved into a national online food publication with over 5,000 contributors across 166 college campuses worldwide. Their mission is to be a resource for college students and post grads to eat more intelligently and serve as a platform for young people to share their voice and passion for food.

This article was published in “the Hundert Vol. 9 – Startups of New York“, December 2016.