STRATEGIC ADVISORY CAPABILITIES
- Strategic implementation plans
- Investor identification and prospectus development
- Creating Wall Street grade investor deck(s), executive summary (written/visual), and proforma
- Financial model review and P&L development
- Investor introductions – angel, VC, PE, banks, etc.
- Fundraising best practices – comps, materials, etc.
- Planning, budgets, and resource identification
- Project management
- Business review and competitive benchmarking
- Route to market – channel and marketing strategies
- Sales and distribution – distributor selection, hiring brokers, building sales teams, retailer sell in best practices, sales presentations, trade spend planning and management, etc.
- Supplier assessment and auditing
- Operational and supply chain management – plan, source, make, deliver
- Legal – IP protection and product claims
- Food safety program development
- Lean, six sigma, and operational improvements
- Quality assurance – HACCP plan design and implementation, sensory and stability testing, etc.
- HR – talent recruitment strategy and execution
C. Innovation and Insights:
- Business analytics – market trends, consumer insights, product assessments, etc.
- Pipeline development – flavors, concepts, etc.
- New technology – equipment, packaging, ingredients, etc.