Edible-Alpha® Training And Boot Camp Opportunities

Edible-Alpha® Trainings

There is a lot to learn to successfully grow a financially viable food business. It can be confusing to know where to start.

Our live trainings provide the essential knowledge and individual business-level feedback you need to successfully grow your business and raise capital.

And, all attendees get access to everything in Edible-Alpha’s® extensive resource library for one year after attending a session.

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Edible Alpha Level 1 Consultant Training

Level 1 Consultant Training (Madison, WI June 2019)

16 hours of Paid training by Edible-Alpha®

This training provides an in-depth look at what food, beverage and value-added farm businesses need to do to optimize their business model and capital structure for profitability, including in-depth case studies of business model optimization.

Live Training about Business Models for businesses that are Growing and Scaling

Raising Equity For Your Food Business Live Online Course

Raising Equity Live Online Course (August/September 2019)

8 hours of Paid training/consulting by Edible-Alpha®

The purpose of this training is to help you prepare to raise money, both debt and equity, legally and effectively. Our goals are to 1) Make your business model investment worthy, 2) Start assembling your financial request package, and 3) Develop a game plan for successfully raising both debt and equity.

Live Training about Raising Capital for businesses that are Growing and Scaling

Raising Equity For Your Food Business Live Online Course

Raising Equity Live Online Course (October 2019)

8 hours of Paid training/consulting by Edible-Alpha®

The purpose of this training is to help you prepare to raise money, both debt and equity, legally and effectively. Our goals are to 1) Make your business model investment worthy, 2) Start assembling your financial request package, and 3) Develop a game plan for successfully raising both debt and equity.

Live Training about Raising Capital for businesses that are Growing and Scaling

Raising Equity For Your Food Business Live Online Course

Raising Equity Live Online Course (January/February 2020)

8 hours of Paid training/consulting by Edible-Alpha®

The purpose of this training is to help you prepare to raise money, both debt and equity, legally and effectively. Our goals are to 1) Make your business model investment worthy, 2) Start assembling your financial request package, and 3) Develop a game plan for successfully raising both debt and equity.

Live Training about Raising Capital for businesses that are Growing and Scaling

L1 Virtual Consultant Training

Join Food Finance Institute Director and Edible-Alpha® founder, Tera Johnson, for our Level 1 Consultant Training. Level 1 is a prerequisite for our Level...

L2 Virtual Consultant Training

Join Food Finance Institute Director and Edible-Alpha® founder, Tera Johnson, for our Level 2 Consultant Training. Level 2 builds on our Level 1 training by...

Consultant Huddle to Help You and Your Clients Through the Economic Downturn

For Consultants/Technical Assistance Providers: Weekly on Mondays from 1pm to 2pm CST At the Food Finance Institute, we’re going into emergency response mode to leverage the...

Entrepreneur Huddle to Help You Through the Economic Downturn

For Entrepreneurs: Weekly on Mondays from 2:30pm to 3:30pm CST  At the Food Finance Institute, we’re going into emergency response mode to leverage the community...
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On-Demand Training

Getting Your Food Products Online On-Demand Course

1 hour of FREE course content by Edible-Alpha®

Edible-Alpha® Program Manager, Sarah Larson, uses her 15+ years of experience working to sell food to provide this overview on starting or growing your online sales.

13-Week Rolling Cash Flow: Forecasting & Debt On-Demand Course

1 hour of FREE course content by Edible-Alpha®

This on-demand course features FFI Director, Tera Johnson, walking you through how to use the Food Finance Institute's 13-week cash flow template. We are offering this course for free as there is an immediate need for all businesses to manage their cash amid this pandemic.
What Your Food Business Business Financial Statements Are Telling You Online Course

What Your Food Business Financial Statements Are Telling You On-Demand Course

2 hours of Paid course content by Edible-Alpha®

This course provides a review of the Income Statement, Balance Sheet, and Cash Flow Statement from the perspective of lenders/investors and from the perspective of making management decisions about your business.

Suggested Training Path: Financing Your Food Business

Looking to raise the capital you need to grow? Whether equity or debt, our Financing Your Food Business path will help you get capital ready.

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Live, online instruction with Tera Johnson, Director of the Food Finance Institute

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Finding Your Defensible Uniqueness Online Course

Coming Soon

A business model, not a product, determines whether a food or beverage company makes money. This course will cover all dimensions of successful food business models.

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Live, online instruction with Tera Johnson, Director of the Food Finance Institute

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What Your Food Business Business Financial Statements Are Telling You Online Course

If you don’t understand what your financial statements are saying about your business, you will pay the cost in unrecognized accounting problems, lost opportunities to make the company more profitable, and an inability to raise capital. This course covers all three of the primary financial statements: Income Statement, Balance Sheet, and Cash Flow Statement.

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Live, online instruction with Tera Johnson, Director of the Food Finance Institute

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Financing Food Processing Businesses Online Course

Coming Soon

You will need to raise money to grow your food business. We help you learn how to do a great pitch and properly document your business so you can successfully raise equity investment legally and effectively.