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Piggyback the venture capital that’s finding its way into the coffee business.

June 13, 2013 by 2 comments

coffee fundingThe gourmet coffee business is still relatively young, and the funding of new coffee ventures has generally been on a fairly small scale.

Yes, there are some big companies that have gone public and raised money through the markets. But we are also seeing a new wave of coffee entrepreneurs who are taking a quality, artisanal approach to coffee, and creating products and companies that serve the interests of serious coffee drinkers.

This is the post-Starbucks wave of coffee businesses. These companies are turning their backs on coffee as a vehicle for cream and sprinkles and focusing instead on very high-quality beans and exacting brewing methods.

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