9/13/23 Raising Capital Part 1: Conventional Channels for Equity and Debt Financing
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.
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.
- 24:49 – Robyn 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.