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Going About Finding Funding the Smart Way with Christine Howard

Successful women sharing their experiences and life stories that contribute to the greater good of all, improving products, making things better and safer, and fulfilling lives.

Meet Our Guest, Rosemary Coates

Ms. Coates is the Executive Director of the Reshoring Institute and the President of Blue Silk Consulting, a Global Supply Chain consulting firm. She is a best-selling author of: 42 Rules for Sourcing and Manufacturing in China and 42 Rules for Superior Field Service and The Reshoring Guidebook.

Ms. Coates lives in Silicon Valley and has worked with over 80 clients worldwide. She is also an Expert Witness for legal cases involving global supply chain matters. She is passionate about Reshoring.

Meet Our Special Guest, Christine Howard

Founder & CEO @EBHConsulting & | Non-dilutive Funding Development (SBIR/STTR) & External Evaluation expert | NSF I-corp mentor, advisor, and pitch judge. Find me on #Clubhouse @Brinkhus

Since starting E.B. Howard Consulting, we have secured well over $60M in non-dilutive funding (e.g., SBIR/STTR funding), created hundreds of custom funding menu roadmaps for startups and small businesses, written hundreds of successful proposals for clients, and have evaluated several federally funded projects and programs.

I am passionate about equal access to funding (dilutive and non-dilutive) for women and minority-owned start-ups. So passionate that in 2014, I started compiling a list of various investment firms that will NOT make a funding decision based on your AGE, GENDER, or ETHNICITY. In 2020, the next evolution of my passion is/was the launch of – a self-service subscription database for non-dilutive funding. Our COVID-19 database is open to the public.

Reshoring Institute

About the Reshoring Institute

The Reshoring Institute’s mission is to support companies starting, restarting, or expanding manufacturing in the United States. As experts in manufacturing, we use our considerable global experience and skills to achieve this goal in the following four ways:

  1. Global Manufacturing Consulting Services
  2. Manufacturing Industry Thought Leadership
  3. Reshoring Research and Publications
  4. University Internships in Manufacturing, Engineering, and Business
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