Posts tagged Financing

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Clover Clean

21 July, 2015: This is a message I shared with our employees the other day. I think it’s really important to our company and¬†thought I would share it with all of you wholesale. This is the first step in a journey we’re going to take together as a company over the coming year. It’s the culmination of ideas I’ve been… Read More

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So much Clover in 2015

31 March, 2015: I’m back. This isn’t the first time I disappeared for a while. Sorry everybody. So much is happening right now and I’ve done a terrible job making time for writing. So much is happening right now, and that picture you see above, CloverHFI in construction, anchors that list. We have an official open date now: 22 April,… Read More

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Clover time trials

2 April, 2013: Bethy is an employee on the MIT truck. She’s studying Gastronomy at BU. A while back Ayr told Bethy that I held the company record for fastest chickpea fritter sandwich. There’s a Youtube video of me that David, a customer shot, making a 19-second chickpea fritter. Chris (restaurants) told me I look like a vulture feeding on… Read More

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Former job post

28 April, 2012: John (FIN) here. This is my first post. The picture is midtown Manhattan, circa December 2004. I spent the first few years of my career as an investment banking analyst in the office building behind the the trees. My team provided financing for large investment firms to buy companies. I happened to be working during some of… Read More

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HUB: Clouds

25 October, 2011: I still haven’t figured out whether this is a good idea or not. The build is being taken care of by Delta. The furniture by Fabrizio. But the lights, nobody wanted them. Fabrizio only works with wood. I got a quote from the guy in Brooklyn who built them last time for HSQ. But I didn’t love… Read More

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John Lee’s knee

1 February, 2011: This is John Lee’s knee. I’m sure Ayr will write a real introduction to John soon (with an actual picture). He came on board this fall to help out with our finances. We’re running him through all of Clover’s day-to-day operations. Last week he was working resupply.¬†We’re talking packing up the resupply van, driving it out to… Read More

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F@#$ Bank of America

19 October, 2010: OK, I try to keep this a family program, but the best I can do here is the symbols. We’re closing all of our Bank of America accounts immediately. I’m just at the end of my patience. And the barriers are huge, it’s going to take me 2 days to move everything. But it’s worth it, because… Read More

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Largest check I’ve ever signed

4 October, 2010: Wow. That’s a big number. Lot of construction going on right now. Means there are some big checks I have to write. Yikes. Look at that! Uhgg. Read More

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Pipe enclosure

3 October, 2010: So you know those pipes I keep posting about? A portion of those pipes, along the wall, are about to disappear. That’s the studding all ready to receive the sheetrock. This whole area led to a bit of friction between me and the landlord. you can barely see it in this picture, but after the mezzanine was… Read More

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City of Boston + Clover

22 April, 2010: I’ve been sneaking a few Truck #2 posts in here lately. Soon that truck will have its own Blog. For now they will show up here. I met this week with the folks over at the City of Boston business development office. They are doing a ton to help us with the new truck. Not least of… Read More