Office Hours: How to Succeed at Capital Raising
July 23, 2021 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Join us on Friday, July 23 (9-10 a.m.) for Naturally Chicago Office Hours. Our topic is How to Succeed at Capital Raising, with takeaways from our guest speaker: Dan Caballero, co-founder and CEO of Sofrito Foods/Fillo’s Americas Made.
Dan knows this turf well, having closed a financing round in March with a combined $2 million in investments from Spiral Sun Ventures, Sustainable Local Food Investment Group (SLoFIG) and Clover Vitality. Since just 2016, the company has produced bean dishes with a variety of Latin American flavors — and has grown from three SKUs to 10 in just five years with high sales velocity. The products are super-convenient, packed in microwaveable pouches that heat the food in just 60 seconds.
You can now find Fillo’s beans on shelf more than 3,500 stores nationwide, including all Whole Foods Market, Sprouts and The Fresh Market locations (plus many Publix stores). Their products are vegan friendly, the company is minority-owned (Dan’s family is Cuban and Panamanian), and it sources its beans locally (Michigan) from a women- and minority owned company. Dan also is a graduate of the Good Food Accelerator program.
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