Want to be an eco-chef? There are plenty of books, videos, and classes for you! Looking into organic farming? A number of organizations are ready to help you with technical skills. But if you’re a social entrepreneur farther up the food chain and need capital, “just go to the bank” just doesn’t cut the mustard. Where can you go find the money you need to launch, maintain, or grow your business?
More and more entrepreneurs – from local restaurants to fair trade importers and everything in between – are tapping into innovative and community-based sources of financing.
I’m working on a guide to help you find the capital options – both traditional and cutting edge – that best fit your business. Case studies, entrepreneur testimonials, referrals to capital providers, and legal templates will help you keep the values baked into your business.