The following conversation has been edited for clarity.
What is Radish Co-op?
It is a food delivery application, like Uber and DoorDash, structured as a co-op. Our members, the restaurants, the employees, including the drivers and the consumers, own us.
What problem are you addressing?
Restaurants are precarious businesses. In the U.S., I believe more than 42 per cent of workers live under the poverty line. They have no savings, and they can’t move forward. And the arrival of big delivery platforms, with their high fees, proved detrimental to the sector’s health.
You have a special relationship with the restaurant business.
Yes! My parents always had a restaurant. For many immigrants, having a small business is the ticket to
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