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Ag Extension Office in La Grange for Bastrop, Lee, & Fayette Counties

Thursday, September 14, 2017 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
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Join us for an overview of the funding and lending landscape available to small food and agricultural companies, hosted by Austin Foodshed Investors. 

The Funding Landscape
  • Learn  what you need to know before  talking to a bank, an investor or other source of capital.
  • Get an overview of the full range of funding  options available.  
  • ​​Learn who to contact regarding questions about raising capital, lending or business planning.

Borrowing: A review of how debt works, when it is a good fit and who is “bankable."

Beyond Debt - The AFI Way: The AFI approach to Milestone based, Bootstrap+ enabled fund raising that enables the entire funding ecosystem.

Technical Assistance
  • How to get help with business planning, financial acumen and the tools needed to be "bankable" or "investor ready."
  • Learn about the financial and technical assistance (support) ecosystem for small businesses in Central Texas.

Interactive Sticky Note Panel Q&A: Questions collected throughout the event and answered by our panel of experts.

Take Home Workbook
  • Take home a workbook containing examples of financial & business planning documents, contacts & more.

An extended Q&A and networking lunch will be scheduled at a local establishment following each event to allow for additional collaboration and discussion.

For more Information...

Please visit Rolling Roadshow - Funding our Foodshed at the AFI website.

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Donna Taylor
Small Business Development Center
Community Service, Conference, Training
Faculty, General Interest, Graduate Students, Staff, Undergraduate Students