If you're an entrepreneur with a little food or beverage company looking to take it to the other level, this article should be of special interest to you. Your natural inclination may be to seek venture capital or private equity to fund your growth. However, that mightn't be the best path for you to take. We have created a hybrid M&A model designed to bring the appropriate capital resources to you entrepreneurs. It allows the entrepreneur to bring in smart money and to keep control.