BACP Business Education Workshop Webinar: How We Did It: Raising Capital for Your Business

August 10, 2022 | 3:00 AM - 4:00 AM

Presented by Score Chicago
(Part of a Score Chicago Funding Webinar Series)

In this webinar, you will learn how two Chicago entrepreneurs, former SCORE Chicago clients, and founders of Tiesta Tea Dan Klein and Patrick Tannous raised 4 rounds of financing totaling over $8 million. Tiesta Tea has also used many different methods of funding including friends/family, factoring, purchase order (PO) financing, SBA loans, Angel Investors, and VC funding. Dan and Patrick will share their experiences raising capital during the different growth stages of their business.

Tiesta Tea is a company that used SCORE Chicago to get started in 2010. Dan and Patrick know firsthand how important mentorship is for aspiring entrepreneurs and established businesses seeking mentoring from SCORE to accelerate the growth and success of their businesses. The founders Dan Klein and Patrick Tannous started with nothing, but an idea to sell tea, and fast forward 10 years, they have sold over $54MM of their product. They sell their products in thousands of retail stores, including Walmart, Jewel, Mariano’s, Amazon, Costco and many more.

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