The Coffee Groundz

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The Coffee Groundz
Private
Industry Coffeehouse
Founded 2005, Houston, Texas
Headquarters Houston, Texas
Key people
J.R. Cohen, Preetish Nijhawan, Shirin Nijhawan, Jonathan Zadok, and Segev Zadok.
Products Coffee, Tea, Gelato, Sandwiches, Paninis, Wraps, Salads, Quesadillas, etc.

The Coffee Groundz was an independent coffeehouse on Bagby Street in Midtown Houston, TX. As of 2010, The Coffee Groundz was managed by J.R. Cohen and owned by Preetish Nijhawan, Shirin Nijhawan, Jonathan Zadok[1] and Segev Zadok.[2] It was best known for it use of Twitter as means to receive to-go and pick-up orders from customers.[3]

It won: The Houston Press Award Winner Best Coffee House in 2009,[4] and The 2009 Texas Social Media Award Winner.[5] It has been recognized for its unique use of Twitter.[6][7] The Coffee Groundz has been reviewed on Mashable,[8] Forbes,[9] Entrepreneur Magazine,[10] Bloomberg BusinessWeek,[11] and The New York Times.[12]

The Coffee Groundz closed in 2012, and the space was taken over by the short-lived Aperture Coffee for a few months. As of the spring of 2016 the space is now occupied by a credit union branch.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Wall Street Journal." Retrieved on November 6, 2010.
  2. ^ "About The Coffee Groundz." Retrieved on November 5, 2010.
  3. ^ "The Houston Chronicle." Retrieved on November 6, 2010.
  4. ^ "Houston Press." Retrieved on November 6, 2010.
  5. ^ "Statesman." Retrieved on November 6, 2010.
  6. ^ "Twitter." Retrieved on November 6, 2010.
  7. ^ "Twitter09." Retrieved on November 6, 2010.
  8. ^ "Mashable." Retrieved on November 6, 2010.
  9. ^ "Forbes." Retrieved on November 6, 2010.
  10. ^ "Entrepreneur Magazine." Retrieved on November 6, 2010.
  11. ^ "BusinessWeek." Retrieved on November 6, 2010.
  12. ^ "NY Times." Retrieved on November 6, 2010.

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