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Founder Spotlight: Nick Johnson (Raiz NYC)




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Meet Nick Johnson:

Raiz NYC

Raiz is a plant-based Mexican fast-casual restaurant aiming to show non-vegans they don't have to compromise when eating a plant-based meal.

Startup Stage:




New York, New York, USA

When did you launch the business?

January 27, 2022

What led you to where you are today?

Wanting to be a leader in helping the global shift towards a plant-based cuisine

What do you wish you knew before embarking on your entrepreneurial journey? 

How difficult it would be to get vegan products. Demand is high and production has been affected.

What is the most difficult decision you've had to make regarding your business so far? 

Letting go of ideas you are in love with because they aren't necessary for where you are in your journey.

What can you help the VEGPRENEUR community with?

I am a good listener and can offer support to those feeling overwhelmed. I also love collaborating with other vegan food brands.

How can the VEGPRENEUR community help you? 

Collaboration and finding products

Fun fact about you: 

I lived in the Alps in Switzerland for 6 years

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