Austin Foodshed Investors' co-founder Jarred Maxwell is also the leader of Slow Money Austin (SMA). Ever wonder what the connection between those two organizations is?
SMA is a network, an event sponsor, an information hub, a place where the people that care about food and food finance in Austin come together. Jarred is currently working on an extensive "ecosystem map" that will answer the dual questions:
Austin Foodshed Investors, on the other hand, specifically targets sustainable food companies that are already up and running, have customers and team and at least the start of a plan in hand, and are looking for capital to reach their next milestone. On the other side of the equation, AFI is currently seeking and working with investors who meet the SEC's definition of "accreditation".
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