How do I start my own business? Consumers and investors love a great story. You may be cooking up a new brownie or energy bar or the perfect potato chip, but no matter how you slice it, an interesting startup story can help your company gain traction. Are you making something that’s been passed down for generations in your family? Perhaps you’ve left a 9 to 5 job to follow a dream or invented a new healthy juice due to personal dietary restrictions that might also help others. Is your product sustainable, farm to market or free trade? Any interesting behind-the-scenes story you can tell will create a buzz around your product. In this Starting Out Report for Food & Drink, you’ll get the inside scoop with a directory of venture capital firms with an interest in Food & Drink investing. The directory is a curated list of 70+ firms that have specified and interest in investing in packaged foods, specialty foods, natural organic foods and beverages, Ready-to-Drink (RTD) beverages, spirits, breweries and even pet foods. Most importantly, you receive one or more verified direct contact emails for 95% of the firms included in this report.
With decades of industry experience in competitive intelligence research, branding, marketing and design, Bizologie and well+done DESIGN have teamed up to create a tool kit for entrepreneurs called Starting Out Reports aimed to help you start your own business. After decades of advising and consulting start up businesses, we wanted to take our knowledge and share it in a digestible and actionable report for entrepreneurs who are starting out or looking to launch their idea. It’s simple, we want to bring your dreams into a profitable reality. Starting Out Reports are for individuals and/or groups who are planning to launch their business and are looking for tool kit to get started.
You’ll receive a roadmap on how to start your own business from forming a business entity to courting investors. Along the way, we’ll share our intelligence on things like: market size, customers, competitors, brand process, logo development, packaging considerations and how to get your product on the shelf. You’ll gain insight for preparing your pitch to investors and discover types of funding options as well.
Bizologie is a competitive intelligence research firm with 20+ years of experience locating hard-to-find data for venture capital firms and startups. Having spent years inside VC firms, we bring keen, behind-the-scenes insight into what firms look for when deciding to invest. We can help you find data on your market size, customers and competitors.
Located in the heart of Austin, well+done DESIGN creates design solutions and offers ideas for businesses, organizations, nonprofits and individuals. Our strength is combining business savvy with marketing know-how to help you prioritize, build a strong brand and grow. We can help you design a message, a logo, an ad, a website, an interior, a magazine, an event, a social campaign, a product, merchandise, signage, a communications plan – you name it. We’re creative problem solvers and together, we create to connect to the positive.
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They have over-delivered, as I knew they would.
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The message platform process well + done uses really caused us to pause and carefully consider how we were communicating about our organization and programs. Our team was enlightened and the outcome was an immensely useful document that we could share with current and potential partners. Now, our team is able to communicate more effectively and we spend less time coaching others about how to share our story.
I have worked my entire career with marketing firms, but I have never met a team that cares more about listening to the needs of their clients and then exceeding all expectations while staying within budget. They operate with passion and purpose, ask thoughtful questions, maintain focus, clearly communicate, and then they masterfully weave all the details and ideas into a final masterpiece. Our projects would not be the same without the dedication, experience and the hearts of our partners at well+done DESIGN. Thanks for walking this journey beside us!