Many entrepreneurs are seeking to create consumer products based businesses... the media gives great attention to sexy startups in technology and green sustainable businesses. The NY Times had a post on Crowdfunding and like all other media outlets, ignored consumer products entrepreneurs.
Consumer products for the most part are not on Angel or Private Equity investor's radar. Crowdfunding is ideal for consumer products ventures since the crowd also happens to be the target market of consumers.
Equity and Debt Financing - Take Your Pick
I am intrigued with Crowdfunding that provides equity financing to consumer based entrepreneurs and CircleUp was the first in a series of articles focusing on food and beverage market.
Jessica Edmondson who contributes on Business Administration for small businesses and entrepreneurs for the University Alliance, a division of Bisk Education, Inc. writes about debt financing options via Crowdfunding.
Tell more your challenges in funding your food business. Have you considered crowdfunding?