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BallstonConnect Podcast

Sep 10, 2021

Ballston is home to some of the most innovative, influential, and impactful organizations - not just in our region, but across the country. Each year we see more Ballston businesses recognized for their incredible growth and influence. Today, we’re thrilled to share one of Inc Magazine’s Top 500, recognizing the top-growing companies in the United States. Shy Pahlevani is Founder and President of HUNGRY, a national platform for top chef-made food production, delivery services, and so much more!

How does a Ballston startup secure millions in funding from celebrity investors like Jay-Z and Usher? What’s the inspiration behind a hi-tech platform connecting foodies to the best local chefs? And how did his upbringing in an entrepreneurial Iranian family impact how he views both business and life?