Capital Investment, Finance


9/13/23 Raising Capital Part 1: Conventional Channels for Equity and Debt Financing

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OVERVIEW

Raising capital for emerging food & beverage brands and early-stage personal care companies is more challenging this year than it has ever been. In this informational session, you’ll learn from investors and commercial lenders how and when to deploy capital in the current environment.

 

PANELISTS

Don Buder, Partner, Food & Beverage Practice at Davis Wright Tremaine LLP, will kick off the discussion with our panelist of finance professionals:

Noel McArdell, Market Manager at Bank of America

Robyn Rutledge, CEO & Founder of SBG Growth

Indre Altman, Associate Special Opportunities at S2G Ventures

 

HIGHLIGHTS

A few highlights from the discussion:

  • 17:57 – Indre Altman, Associate Special Opportunities at S2G Ventures, touches on how this year is different regarding equity and debt, noting the larger focus on business fundamentals and profitability.
  • 24:49Robyn Rutledge, CEO & Founder of SBG Growth, discusses the effectiveness of a “yes … and” attitude when it comes to communicating with investors. By integrating directed brand focus while creating an honest “yes…and” story, you will stand out.
  • 41:34–  Noel McArdell, Market Manager at Bank of America, provides insight into the market standard timeline for profitability for new and growing companies.

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Catch up with Part 2 of our series on Raising Capital in 2023: Alternative Channels for Debt and Equity Funding.

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