August 2013

As both a lover of craft beer AND of innovation in the food space, I was really interested in the recent announcement about CraftFund, a crowdfunding platform for craft beer companies and startups: http://www.foodtechconnect.com/2013/08/26/craftfund-to-launch-equity-crowdfunding-craft-beer-food/ While we’ve been seeing an incredible increase in the adoption of craft beer across the country (now accounting for 10% of […]

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I had a meeting a number of months ago with a woman who was explaining the benefits of alternative sourcing of funding, specifically for food companies. Her expertise was in an area of finance that I had never heard of before, but have since learned much about, called Direct Public Offerings (DPOs), which are primarily […]

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GrubHub and Seamless Merger Complete

by Adam on August 10, 2013

Earlier this year, GrubHub and Seamless announced a merger that would make them the largest provider of online restaurant marketing services in the country. I stop short of saying deliver because, contrary to popular belief, neither Seamless nor GrubHub provides delivery as a service. Needless to say, the opportunity in the restaurant marketing space is […]

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Startup Entrepreneur to Company CEO

by Adam on August 1, 2013

Being a startup entrepreneur can really mean the dog’s life (before that billion dollar Instagram exit, that is). Late nights, gruelingly long hours, ramen for dinner, or sometimes no dinner at all. But, it’s for the love of bringing new ideas to reality, for doing something radically new that many entrepreneurs take up the mantel […]

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