faq as of 2018sep16


What kind of problem can I use Farms and Finance to help me overcome?

I have too much debt on my farm business, need to find potential equity partners and my network – people who can help – is too small.
I need to know more people who are potential investment partners.
I need to enlarge my network, guard my privacy and protect IP in a practical way during the search process until I know enough about a potential investment partner and what value they may have to offer in exchange.

How do I start?

Go to our START page – JUST CLICK HERE.

What is Farms and Finance?

Farms and Finance is the digital tool agribusiness people use to broker introductions more privately and efficiently by exchanging online stories.

App on my iPhone – How do I install the app on my iPhone?


Why should my banker introduce me to potential equity partners?

The debt your banker has already lent to you will become more valuable when you find the right equity partner.

How can my banker use Farms and Finance to help me?

75 second You Tube clip here shows you how – Click Here to Watch.

What goals can Farms and Finance help me achieve more easily?

Goal #1) Empower me with more control over my investment partner search process.
Goal #2) Meet potential investment partners with goals more closely aligned with my own.
Goal #3) Reduce the amount of time I need to spend away from my farm like in the city or at conferences searching for potential investment partners.
Goal #4) Guard my privacy in a practical sense even when my story is broadcast in public social media.
Goal #5) Help other farmers, mates, clients, colleagues, friends, family or associates by introducing them or forwarding their stories to potential partners on Farms and Finance by email, Facebook, LinkedIn, WeChat, WhatsApp and other online messaging services.

How do I communicate with a potential partner about their story on Farms and Finance?

Ask the Introducer of that story to help you.

How do I post a story on Farms and Finance?

Ask an Introducer to help you.

I want to post a story on Farms and Finance.

Do I need to pay money , how much and if so who would I pay and when?

This all depends on your Introducer.
Your Introducer decides if, when and what fee to charge you directly for whatever service they may provide like posting your story.
Some Introducers charge fees or may perform a service for free.
If there is a cost for you to post a story on Farms and Finance then that is determined by your Introducer and you would pay only them directly.

How does Farms and Finance make money?

Introducers pay money to Farms and Finance in exchange for services.
The services that Farms and Finance provides to Introducers are listed below in the FAQ – What Does Farms and Finance Do?

Do all Introducers offer the same services and charge the same fee prices?

Different Introducers may offer different services and charge different fee prices.
Services, fees and prices offered are independently determined by each different Introducer.

Are services, fees and prices negotiable with any of the Introducers?

This depends on the Introducer and your relationship with them.

Does Farms and Finance permit me to work with more than one Introducer?


Why would I want to work with more than one Introducer?

One reason could be that working with only one Introducer may limit your ability to meet all the right people for you.
Another reason could be that listing different stories introducing you in different ways for different business reasons can be one way to improve your chances of finding the right business partner.

Can I serve as my own Introducer of my own story on Farms and Finance?

To learn more, contact the owner / operator of Farms and Finance by email to: story@farmsandfinance.com

Are Introducers employees of Farms and Finance?

Introducers are clients of Farms and Finance.
Your profile on Farms and Finance as an Introducer is like having your profile on any social media website such as LinkedIn or Facebook.

Do Introducers introduce their clients free-of-charge only or can they also propose to charge fees in exchange for their services such as an introduction?

This depends on the Introducer and your relationship.
Different Introducers can offer different terms for different situations.
Some introductions may be free and other introductions may be offered only in exchange for a fee. Clients can also decide to trade introductions, referrals or other information.
Terms for introduction services can be displayed by the Introducer near the top of each story.
Best to ask the Introducer directly if you have any questions about the terms for an introduction to a business owner or investor featured in a particular story

Why would I pay a fee to an Introducer in exchange for them introducing me to their client?

The most efficient way for you to begin a relationship with their client featured in the posted story may be to pay a fee to that Introducer.

If I have a problem that one of the Introducers can not help me with then who else may be able to help me?

Contact the owner / operator of the Farms and Finance platform by email to: story@farmsandfinance.com

Who owns and operates Farms and Finance?

Farms and Finance is owned and operated by AVC & Co. More information is available here: www.avcaar.com

What does the owner & operator of Farms and Finance do?

The owner / operator of Farms and Finance offers three key services.

Service #1 ) Verify the Identity of every Introducers on Farms and Finance.
Service #2 ) Issue and lease story ID Numbers Only to Verified Introducers at their Request in Exchange for a Pre-Agreed Fee.
Service #3 ) Provide the Farms and Finance website where only verified story ID holders can post, exhibit and manage an agribusiness story about their own business or one on behalf of their own client with the goal to make an introduction.

Your privacy is important to us and we will never rent or sell your information.


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