Do you have an idea for a food business? Now’s your chance to explore that idea with the region’s premier food business incubator. Hope & Main’s Bootcamp covers a broad
Do you have an idea for a food business? Now’s your chance to explore that idea with the region’s premier food business incubator. Hope & Main’s Bootcamp covers a broad number of topics related to starting and growing a food business. Topics include:
Business Plans – Hope & Main
Market Research – Matt Parsons, Johnson & Johnson
Branding, Sales & Marketing – Marc & Gia Jobin, Jobin Design
Funding Options – Shane Matlock, The Burgundian: Coffee and Waffles
Legal Considerations – Alexander Chiulli, Barton Gilman LLP
This comprehensive overview of what it takes to start and sustain a food business also includes a panel discussion featuring entrepreneurs currently running food-related businesses. Opportunities for self-assessment, networking, and Q&A will also be provided.
Here’s what you’ll get out of participating in the Bootcamp:
A road map to move your idea from product, to brand, to business
The ability to identify market potential and target customer
Clarity on your strengths and weaknesses as an entrepreneur
A new perspective on the landscape of the local food economy
Light refreshments including Hope & Main member-produced products to enjoy
THERE IS NO COMMITMENT TO HOPE & MAIN MEMBERSHIP AT THIS TIME. If participants choose to pursue membership with with Hope & Main after the Bootcamp, the cost of the Bootcamp will be credited towards on-boarding fees.
NON-DISCRIMINATION POLICY In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability. (Not all prohibited bases apply to all programs.) To file a complaint of discrimination, write USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410, or call (800) 795-3272 (voice), or (202) 720-6382 (TDD).