Grainful – Homegrown Oats and Healthy Global Flavors

Investors Advantage Capital and Rand Capital have just made a major bet on a new space in the frozen food industry. On June 13, the two investors announced that they had provided the bulk of $3.3 million in financing of Grainful, an Ithaca, New York based company specializing in frozen, healthy oat products. Grainful, which…

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Creating Investments to Create Jobs

People invest for different reasons, but the ultimate outcome is money and job opportunities. However, some organizations spend solely in creating jobs. The simplest way to invest and create opportunities is by issuing loans to those that cannot access them. It is the approach taken by Washington DC in what is being dubbed CAPCO Programs.…

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A Barbarian Banker Becomes a Friendly Activist

Cliff Robbins helped define 1980s Wall Street. He was considered a barbarian. However, today he has become a friendly activist. Robbins is still very much in things to make money. However, his strategy has changed from KKR’s barbarian company buyouts. In 2004, Robbins founded Blue Harbour Group, a company that is a friendly activist and…

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