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About GFDI Team

Behind every blog is a great team of writers making sure you are in the know and know how to build the business of your dreams.

Blu1877, Barilla’s Venture Group, Launches Good Food Makers Global Accelerator

The Italian Food Company Seeks to Collaborate With Start-Ups on Addressing Sustainability, Technology and Consumer Challenges BLU1877, Barilla’s Venture Group, announced its call for start-ups to participate in the fourth Good Food Makers global accelerator. The program, which launched in 2018 in collaboration with KitchenTown, a … Continue reading

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SF New Deal is Distributing $1,000,000 to Small Businesses For Debt Relief

Small business debt is rising even as reopening expands. SF New Deal expands its outreach and launches debt relief program to provide $2500 grants to 400 San Francisco businesses. SF New Deal is launching a micro-grant program to distribute $1,000,000 … Continue reading

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Uncle Nearest Announces $50 Million Venture Fund To Invest In Minority-Founded And Owned Spirit Brands

Launch of Fund Coincides with the 100th Anniversary of the Destruction of Black Wall Street Uncle Nearest Premium Whiskey, the fastest-growing American whiskey brand in U.S. history and the most-awarded Bourbon of 2019 and 2020 worldwide, announced the formation of … Continue reading

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Diversity and Inclusion Event Grants Program Returns After COVID-19 Hiatus

The Brewers Association opens in new window (BA)—the not-for-profit trade association dedicated to small and independent American craft brewers—has reinstated its grant program that funds local and regional events that thoughtfully and intentionally foster a more diverse and inclusive craft beer community. … Continue reading

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Crate & Barrel and CB2 Trade Program Launches ‘Taking Care of Business’ to Help Deserving Small Businesses Welcome Customers Back in Style

In partnership with notable interior designers Michel Smith Boyd, Kara Mann and Ross Cassidy, Crate & Barrel and CB2 will invest more than $100,000 in three local businesses impacted by COVID-19 In March, Crate & Barrel Holdings successfully launched its new … Continue reading

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