Entepreneurs
pitsilis
Vision

To replace everyone’s kitchen by conveniently delivering delicious and healthy food.

Petros Pitsilis

Forky

YEAR SELECTED

2016

SECTOR

Food Tech

EMPLOYEES

120

COMPANY PROFILE

Forky is a venture-backed, fast-growing, on-demand meal delivery company that brings delicious meals to your door in few minutes. Through Forky’s web platform and mobile application, users choose between two main dishes each day, a salad, and various side orders. The menu of over 150 recipes guarantees a balanced diet of modern Greek cuisine and is designed by well known chef Christoforos Peskias. A food-tech business to its core, Forky delivers thousands lunches and dinners on-demand to Athenian residents at an average price of €6 per meal and has delivered more than 200,000 orders to date.

Michalis Gkontas and Petros Pitsilis are childhood friends. Michalis holds a degree in Business Administration from Athens University and continued his studies at the Global Entrepreneurship Program (GEP), through which he spent a semester at EM Lyon Business School (France), Zhejiang University (China), and Babson College (USA). Petros grew up mostly in Paris where he earned a BA in Economics from La Sorbonne University and a MSc in Management from EM Lyon Business School. Since Michalis and Petros shared the same passion for food and tech they joined forces to launch Forky.

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