This is—We Grow Together by Gerber Finance. We’re the leading financing partner for companies experiencing accelerated growth to achieve sustainable profit. Here we cover everything from partnerships, growth, profit and culture. Are you ready to grow?
Episode 11 - How Stasher Found Sustainable Success with Debt Financing
In episode 11 of our podcast, we talk to Mike Fake, the CFO of the wildly successful Stasher bags. Mike gives us the inside scoop about how he and Kat Nouri, CEO and Founder of Stasher, ended up choosing debt financing as opposed to equity, why this decision fueled growth and success, their foundational mission of sustainability and tips for new business owners searching for financing. It’s a conversation filled with lots of excellent financial business advice.
Episode 10 - A Conversation with Nona Lim: Female Leadership, Women-Funding-Women, and Being an AAPI Business Owner
In episode 10 of our podcast, we talk to the ever-inspiring Nona Lim about what inspired her to start the company that bears her name. (Hint: her daughter and mother played a big part!) We also discuss her financing choices, how she successfully pivoted her business during the pandemic, and what it’s like being an AAPI business owner. It’s a conversation you won’t want to miss!
Episode 9 - Melissa Martin’s Journey with Founding WeanGreen: Making a Business out of a Passion
In episode 9 of our podcast, we talk to Melissa Martin, CEO and Founder of Wean Green, about her inspiring journey of launching a natural products company out of a passion. She talks about the bumps and accomplishments, building her dream team, alternative financing, and the trends she sees for the industry that she is so excited about! (And we are, too!)
Episode 8 - Why a Change In Your Business Financing Can Be Worth the Leap
In this episode, we have a fireside chat with Andrew Hollingsworth, Senior VP at Gerber Finance, CPA, and former CFO of Numi Tea. He talks about how a change in financing is worth the leap, and how the asset-based lending process allows for better overall financial health of your business.
Episode 7 - 5 Things Every Natural Product Company Should Know
In this episode, we sit down with Jan Hall, CEO of M2 Ingredients and OM Superfood Mushrooms, to discuss the current state of the natural products industry, why it’s such an awesome industry to be part of, five tips that new up-and-coming natural products companies should be mindful of, and what types of financing options are the most beneficial to businesses.
Episode 6 - How Private Equity and Debt Financing Can Be the Perfect Mix for Your Growth
Not every company falls neatly into the “debt-versus-equity” box. In this episode, Gerber Finance’s CEO, Jennifer Palmer, talks to special guests, Paul Pruett, CEO of Designer Protein, Vern Christensen, Managing Director of PCG Investors and Chairman of Designer Protein, and Brent Knudsen, Founder & Managing Partner from PCG Investors, about their new partnership. Listen in to learn how private equity and debt financing can be the perfect mix to fund your business growth.
Great information for companies looking to grow
I’ve added this to my list of podcasts, love the focus on culture