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Huddle Notes from June 8th, 2020

10 minute read of Free article by Edible-Alpha®

The huddles this week focused on the racial barriers to accessing capital, how we see the impacts within our work, and how we can make progress.

How Women in Food Get Funded

10 minute read of Free article by Edible-Alpha®

Women found innovative food and farm businesses all the time, yet they still have a harder time landing investment than male entrepreneurs do. Part of the issue is decision-makers in the investment world are predominantly men. Regardless, it is still entirely possible for female founders to raise money successfully. Gaining financial literacy is the first step. They need to be exceptionally well-versed in their needs and numbers and go into investment discussions with confidence.

Article about Business Models for businesses that are Growing and Scaling | Pre-Venture | Startups

Huddle Notes from June 1st, 2020

10 minute read of Free article by Edible-Alpha®

The huddles this week focused on economic projections, food bank news, plus food and farm business trends across the country.

Building a Beverage Brand, from Foraging to Financing

1 hour 13 minutes of Free podcast by Edible-Alpha®

Rachael Young of yaupon beverage brand YAYAYA joins Tera to talk about building a beverage brand around an unknown plant, working with copackers and courting investor partners who know the food space.

Your Food Brand Belongs Online—But Where?

10 minute read of Free article by Edible-Alpha®

If e-commerce wasn’t a priority for food brands before, COVID-19 has certainly made it one. Online food sales are soaring right now, and many shoppers want to buy direct from producers. A big part of your online strategy is deciding which online platforms to pursue. Our latest podcast explores how to figure this out. Also check out our free business tools to guide businesses during this tricky time, and remember to join our Monday virtual huddles for entrepreneurs and consultants.

Article about Business Models for businesses that are Growing and Scaling | Pre-Venture | Startups

Huddle Notes From May 18th, 2020

10 minute read of Free article by Edible-Alpha®

The huddles this week focused on how consumers are spending and shopping during COVID, comparing data from the 2008-2009 recession to current times, and how businesses are pivoting.

The Inside Scoop on Selling Online Today

1 hour 33 mins of Free podcast by Edible-Alpha®

In Edible-Alpha® podcast #66, Tera sits down with Matthew Starr, founder of Rally Energy, a caffeinated mint and cough lozenge brand based in Madison,...

Podcast about Business Models for businesses that are Growing and Scaling | Pre-Venture | Startups

Huddle Notes From May 11th, 2020

10 minute read of Free article by Edible-Alpha®

The huddles this week focused on statistics on the latest food trends, farm resources, and what the coming months may look like as states open back up.

How Much Money Should You Really Raise?

10 minute read of Free article by Edible-Alpha®

Given the global pandemic, now might not seem like the best time to court investment. Well, it’s true the current economic climate isn’t ideal...

Huddle Notes From May 4th, 2020

10 minute read of Free article by Edible-Alpha®

The huddles this week focused on EIDL opening the application period back up for ag businesses only and Bartlett Durand on bankruptcy.