Builidng A Company Without Money

From bootstrapped roots to two thousand meals per day



Andy Sartori transitioned MealPro from an idea on a piece of paper to a real products, customers, revenue and profitability. Andy is one of the few founders who built his businesses the old fashioned way: through scrappy smarts, elbow grease, and paying customers (not venture capital). When a business is capital-efficient from day-1 and demonstrates a proven business model, there's a lot more room to grow.



Timeline:


Expansion Into The Former Casino Building

Currently, MealPro occupies the former Lucky Derby Casino Building in Citrus Heights, CA.







Industrial Expansion

MealPro expanded into an industrial complex.







First Brick & Mortar Expansion

Former Donut Shop Turned Into First Brick and Mortar Location.







Food Truck

The Post Office Van Was Turned Into a Food Truck.







$4k Investment

Retired US Post Office Van Was Acquired for $4k.