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Food Business Consultant Training – 2/12-13 Livingston – 3/12-13 Ronan

February 12 - February 13

|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on March 12, 2019 at 12:00am

One event on February 15, 2019 at 12:00am

Free

Food Business Consultant Training with Tera Johnson, Food Finance Institute

Level 1: Tuesday, February 12th and Wednesday, February 13th at Livingston Food Resource Center in Livingston, MT

This level 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 a discussion of current market trends, the basics of conducting market research, various business models in food, as well as in-depth case studies of optimization with one of the business models presented.

Level 2: Tuesday, March 12th and Wednesday, March 13th at Mission Mountain Food Enterprise Center in Ronan, MT

These sessions build on Level 1 by helping participants navigate the process of raising appropriate debt, strategic investments and equity investments in food, beverage and value-added farm businesses, including a discussion of the legal, financial and governance prerequisites to and implications of raising equity. Level 2 also outlines a process of putting financial packages together to raise money, including case studies relating to specific funding requests for specific business models.

Training also explores acting as a “coach” to leverage the entrepreneur’s network and other resources to support the fund-raising process. This training is provided by the Food Finance Institute and presented by the Montana Food and Agriculture Development Network. Attendants at these sessions are eligible for a Certificate of Participation and are encouraged to become FFI Premier Consultants by working with the FFI Director.

Details

Start:
February 12
End:
February 13
Cost:
Free
Website:
https://lccdc.ecenterdirect.com/events/512

Other

Contact Information
406-676-5905

Venue

Livingston Food Resource Center
202 South 2nd Street
Livingston,MT59047United States
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Website:
http://www.livingstonfrc.org
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