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Bellwether Coffee raises $40 million for eco-friendly roasters

VentureBeat
By Kyle Wiggers
January 6, 2020

Bellwether Coffee raises 40 million for eco-friendly roasters VentureBeat

In 2013, Ricar­do Lopez found­ed Bell­wether Cof­fee with a lofty goal: trans­form the way cof­fee is roast­ed, dis­trib­uted, and sold. His pitch con­vinced investors to fork over $10 mil­lion in August 2018 for a …
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FBN Kicks Off Fifth Annual Farmer2Farmer Conference

AP News
By OMAHA, Neb.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 12, 2019
December 19, 2019

Farm­ers Busi­ness Net­workSM ( FBN ), the inde­pen­dent farmer-to-farmer net­work, announced today at its fifth annu­al Farmer2Farmer Con­fer­ence a series of invest­ments designed to fur­ther its com­mit­ment to the expan­sion of rur­al economies. The FBN Part­ner Pro­gram, com­prised of local, phys­i­cal dis­tri­b­u­tion and sales cen­ters, …
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Better Place Forests wins Comparably’s Best Places to Work Awards!

Comparably
December 16, 2019

Bet­ter Place Forests won 3 awards in 2019. In 2019, Bet­ter Place Forests won for Best Com­pa­ny for Women 2019, Best CEO 2019 and Best Com­pa­ny Cul­ture 2019. Based on 832 rat­ings and 41 par­tic­i­pants, employ­ees at Bet­ter Place Forests …
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Press Releases

Stephen and Ayesha Curry Officially Launched Their New Eat​.Learn​.Play Foundation

July 18, 2019

Stephen and Ayesha Cur­ry offi­cial­ly launched their new Eat​.Learn​.Play Foun­da­tion, with Rev­o­lu­tion Foods as a key part­ner. At the kick­off event in down­town Oak­land today, we pro­vid­ed healthy meals for 1400 Oak­land youth and part­ners and host­ed a “taste the rain­bow” acti­va­tion as the key food part­ner for the foun­da­tion. Rev­o­lu­tion Foods is so proud of this part­ner­ship, through which …
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DBL Partners and ZOLA Electric Announce Nigeria Expansion at Global Climate Action Summit

September 11, 2018

MEDIA RELEASE San Fran­cis­co, CA (Sep­tem­ber 11, 2018) — DBL Part­ners and its port­fo­lio com­pa­ny ZOLA Elec­tric (“ZOLA”), for­mer­ly Off Grid Elec­tric, today announced a Glob­al Cli­mate Action Sum­mit pledge …
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Urbansitter & RubyRibbon: New Data Shows Women Love Their Side Hustles and It’s Not All About the Money

September 7, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 7, 2018 /​​PRNewswire/​​ — A new sur­vey of more than 1,000 women with side hus­tles reveals that the top three rea­sons women choose inde­pen­dent work are: flex­i­bil­i­ty (44 per­cent), income (38 per­cent) and entre­pre­neur­ship (25 per­cent). Com­mis­sioned by BabyQuip (www​.babyquip​.com), Ruby Rib­bon (www​.rubyrib​bon​.com) and Urban­Sit­ter (www​.urban​sit​ter​.com) “Women in the Gig Econ­o­my 2018” pro­vides an in-depth look at …
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