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Ronak Trivedi, Co-Founder and CEO of Pietra, Rushir Parikh, Co-Founder and CEO of Popchew

The Startups Helping Creators Sell Food and Goods IRL; What Happens After a Youtube Channel Is Demonetized

By  |  March 22, 2022 3:49 PM PDT
Photo: Ronak Trivedi, Co-Founder and CEO of Pietra, Rushir Parikh, Co-Founder and CEO of Popchew

Creators are making their mark outside social media apps. Probably the best known is Jimmy Donaldson, better known by his YouTube name MrBeast, whose MrBeast Burger sells fast food through delivery apps like UberEats, DoorDash and GrubHub. Donaldson, YouTube’s highest paid creator, uses restaurant services company Virtual Dining Concepts to run his burger brand

I took a look at other startups that help creators break out of their internet presence and into the sales of physical products from jewelry, makeup and t-shirts to chicken wings. Three startups in our Creator Economy Database, Pietra, Popchew and Spring, fit the bill.

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