Elizabeth Ü is recognized as a solutions-oriented innovator at the intersection of sustainable food systems and social finance. She is Executive Director of Finance for Food, a nonprofit she founded to educate food system entrepreneurs about financing opportunities available to support their work. In 2010, as manager of strategic development at RSF Social Finance, she helped launch a new loan fund to support high-impact sustainable food ventures. A Food & Society Fellow with the Institute for Agriculture & Trade Policy, Elizabeth holds a BS in Geography from McGill University and an MBA in Sustainable Management from Presidio Graduate School. She is currently developing The Capital Cookbook , a groundbreaking guide to the complex and ever-evolving capital markets landscape, designed specifically for those seeking financing for food-based business.
2011 speaker Elizabeth Ü, Executive Director of Finance for Food, has a new book, Raising Dough: a Complete Guide to Financing a Socially Responsible Food Business, that will be published in July. She provides an update below. Her talk is available here. The book has a compelling foreword by Michael Shuman, attorney and local economist extraordinaire, […]
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Check out our new Speaker Updates page, where we’ll be checking in with past TEDxManhattan speakers to see what’s new with their work. Kicking things off is an update from 2011 speaker Elizabeth Ü, Executive Director of Finance for Food, who tells us about her new book. Share…
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