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Want to see what students are working on here? Explore student ventures, nonprofits, initiatives, and more created with support from Tsai CITY programs and funds. Meet our teams.

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No Brainer

No Brainer is a nonprofit fast-food chain restaurant (with only delivery, carry out and drive through options) offering a nutritious but scant menu at a competitively low price to empower local communities and create local employment opportunities.

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PinKU Japanese Street Food

This team's mission is to create the original chef-inspired fine-casual national restaurant brand for authentic Japanese street food using the finest fish and ethnic ingredients for a cultural, entertaining, and educational experience.

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Barista is a subscription coffee service (mobile application) that enables members to save money on their routinely purchased beverages while also building relationships with local, sustainable cafes.

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Mesa Foods Inc.

Mesa Foods Inc. produces vegetable-forward dehydrated meals for adventurers on the go.

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MYST Energy

Myst Energy is developing an all-natural sparkling water energy drink to create a mental and metabolic boost through ingredients that are beneficial to the human body and have scientific research to support them.



Qi plans to bring traditional Chinese medicinal superfoods to the Western market, starting with a ready-to-drink Chinese red date beverage that is sweet, refreshing, and full of vitamins and antioxidants.

Brazen Eats

Brazen Eats

Brazen Eats helps meat eaters reduce their meat consumption by providing tasty, convenient, and affordable plant-based eats.

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!NU is a plant-based nutrition and food company with a vision to provide tasty, health-centered convenience food and beverage alternatives to consumers around the world.



Gathr (formerly Homecooked) is a superpowered social events app.

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