Grow Your Food Business and Raise Money
Our mission at the Food Finance Institute is to make sophisticated financial technical assistance available to every growing food, beverage and value-added farm enterprise.
Unprecedented change in the food industry is rapidly raising the bar for all food and value-added farm enterprises. Old or young, big or small, these businesses are scrambling to become more financially resilient and capable of adapting quickly. We help equip entrepreneurs to get profitable and raise money.
FFI provides rigorous training, resources, tools and mentorship to consultants so they can provide sophisticated financial technical assistance to food, beverage and value-added agriculture businesses.
Edible-Alpha® is a digital resource hub providing our collaborative network with actionable insights, training, resources and tools so they can build and fund the next generation of profitable food, beverage and value-added agriculture businesses.
We use a collaborative business model to expand the reach of our consulting work by partnering with a wide range of individuals and organizations, including community partners, financial institutions, lenders and investors, to accomplish our mission of making sophisticated, high-quality technical assistance available to food, beverage and value-added farm businesses throughout the state of Wisconsin and beyond.
FFI is a proud part of the UW System Institute for Business & Entrepreneurship. The Institute for Business & Entrepreneurship strives to help any business at any stage of development through our five distinct program units and array of experienced business consultants and programs.See Our Success
Yumbutter – Clarifying A Business Model Path and Building a National Brand
Matt D’Amour and Adrian Reif didn’t just create a nut butter company; they pursued their dream of running the world’s most responsible food company.Read More
2018 in Review
Our mission at the Food Finance Institute is to make sophisticated financial technical assistance available to every growing food, bev…Read More
Edible-Alpha® Live! brings food and ag impact investing to the center stage
The Food Finance Institute (FFI) is hosting Edible-Alpha® Live!, a one-day event showcasing national leaders in the food and ag industry for podcast interviews and up-and-coming entrepreneurs for early look presentations focused on impact investing and innovation in the food and ag sector.Read More
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