Founder & Serial Entrepreneur
David Douglas Stone is a successful serial tech entrepreneur, a Mass High Tech All Star, Prepaid Executive Leader of the Year, and a Maine Business Person of the Year (2012). David was the co-founding CEO of CashStar, which is one of New England’s most successful tech companies, employing 120+ in Portland, Maine and with gross transaction volume of $2 BN.
David has raised in excess of $40mm in capital and has one $250mm exit under his belt, returning 3.75x to investors. He has been quoted in Wired, USA Today, Fortune, among others. His passion now is to make locally sourced food more widely available to all.
Joe is a passionate entrepreneur with a background in M&A due diligence and business strategy who came to the food industry in 2016. As a boy, Joe got his first ‘taste’ of the local food scene when a family connection with a large native blueberry growing operation supplied Joe and his brothers with berries to sell on a roadside stand in Maine.
Joe founded a food startup prior to joining Forager, and worked for David Stone as Head of Strategy and COO before taking the lead CEO role at the beginning of 2019.