Mike Salguero

Choose the right stakeholders: Why we never took outside investment

There are lots of different stakeholders involved in ButcherBox that play crucial roles in bringing delicious steaks or pasture-raised bacon to your plate. There’s the farmer. There are the facilities that are cutting the meat into individual steaks. There is our growing number of employees, and there are all our […]

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The Importance of Product: What Surprised Me Most While Building ButcherBox

Although this is my second time leading an early-stage venture—the first go-around being at CustomMade—I’ve been surprised by some of the differences building and growing ButcherBox. What has been most exciting is the realization that I really, really love selling a product. CustomMade was, from when we started the company, a marketplace that […]