StartUP FIU FOOD seeks to address current challenges faced by local food entrepreneurs and industry leaders. In this program real-world, hands on examples are used to illustrate new techniques in marketing, branding and customer communications. These are the techniques that can transform a startup into a sustainable, scalable business. If you are challenged to Identify the right marketing message, understand the user experience or utilize market research to position a product, this is the program for the food entrepreneur looking for practical, industry specific learning and advice.
This program focuses on today’s challenges for food industry leaders. The Marketing & Branding certificate will help you design a comprehensive marketing strategy. Let StartUP FIU FOOD provide your company the competitive edge it needs to win.
Applicants should meet the following criteria:
Be an owner/co-owner of a business
In operation for at least one year
Business must have a minimum of two team members (including the owner)
StartUP FIU FOOD has developed a Membership Program for food entrepreneurs with a desire to learn, network, and grow. FEED will provide food entrepreneurs access to Group Mentor Sessions, Monthly Financial Labs, Focus Group Sessions and more.
In Spring of 2018, StartUP FIU FOOD will offer a 3-month non-degree certificate program in Finance or Marketing & Branding for local food entrepreneurs. You’ll gain industry-specific business training and have access to Group Mentor Sessions, Monthly Financial Labs, Focus Group Sessions and more.
If you’d like to set up time to speak with someone from the StartUP FIU Food program, or receive more information please feel free to send us a message and we will get back to you at our earliest convenience.