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Wednesday, Sep 18
10:00am — 11:30am
226 attending

Funding your Physical Product

Physical product business don't have one formula for success when it comes to funding. You have a prototype and have proven your concept, but what's next? How do you know whether to choose debt vs equity financing? What alternative options are out there? How can you bootstrap?

Join Colorado Lending Source, the Denver Metro SBDC and DreamSpring during a panel discussion featuring entrepreneurs that have developed a successful product line and how they got their business funded.

Panelists include:

  • Brandi Paik is co-founder and VP of CG Habitats, formerly CandyGrind, was incepted in 2006. Brandi handles a variety of tasks including cashflow, production, and sales. CG Habitats is committed to building a community based on quality products, specialty retailers, and passionate people living their habitats to the fullest.

  • Brett Payton is Strategy and Innovation Manager of YOCISCO. He has 15 years’ experience in the Integrity Services industry and eight years’ experience in role of Director of Operations and Business Development. Brett’s primary accountability is to steadily increase YOCISCO’s effectiveness by determining innovative solutions supporting strategy implementation, funding, and evaluating portfolio data to coordinate decision-making and Go-to-Market processes.

  • Hunter Wood is the founder and CEO of Elevated Seltzer, he began his journey in the beverage industry at a brewery where his appreciation of the industry began. In 2019 he founded Colorado's first seltzery to provide the ever changing beer industry with a new healthy take on craft beer. Elevated Seltzer specializes in crafting hard seltzers while staying true to Hunters roots by carrying other beers and ciders on draft at their taproom.