The Tipitix Project launches this Tuesday, November 1st, the call for its fourth Business Development Cycle, which will offer a set of services and solutions for 10 entrepreneurs, individually or in groups. The support offers technical advice, infrastructure for processing production, design support, credit and commercial advice, administrative and accounting support.
Applications can be made until December 15 at https://www.tipitix.com.br/. Tipitix is a project carried out by the Hydro Sustainability Fund (FSH, in portuguese) and the Mitsui Bussan do Brasil Foundation, with the implementation of the Peabiru Institute, and aims to promote the dissemination of entrepreneurial culture and territorial innovations in the municipality, contributing to the development of the community-based economy.
Producers or members of a group of producers of family farming in Barcarena can participate in this selection; municipal entrepreneurs linked to the world of family farming; individuals, groups or community organizations from Barcarena with a business idea or who already have an important product or service for the family farming value chain.
The consultancy will work in Business Development Cycles. Each cycle will have a total duration of 4 months, involving the stages of defining the business model; product development, with support in defining the packaging, registration with ADEPARÁ and ANVISA, processing of the pilot production batch, analysis of credit needs, financing strategy, accounting support and commercial support for the first negotiation, business evaluation, with monitoring sales, collection of sales period data, data systematization, business evaluation based on operational and financial metrics, learning and improvement.
Tipitix is not just a processing space, but a business unit that intends to offer the possibility for different entrepreneurs and social groups to access new markets or the same markets under better conditions. The project, to develop cycles 1 and 2, received a voluntary and spontaneous investment totaling R$ 1.5 million. In 2021, it served 10 producers in the 1st Cycle, having developed 14 products. In the 2nd business cycle, in 2022, it selected 10 projects. In the 3rd cycle, 11 projects were selected, which are receiving support to be able to market the products as of December this year.
Among the products already launched on the market are açaí and muruci jellies, topping for açaí, taperebá and cupuaçu ice cream, macaxeira cheese bread, and many others, benefiting communities to develop around 20 agri-food businesses and 34 products, that 14 were released in 2021, and another 20 now in 2022.
About the Hydro Sustainability Fund - The Fund was created by Hydro, Alunorte and Albras to manage the financial investment, based on the guidelines and priorities defined within the scope of the Sustainable Barcarena Initiative (IBS). The Fund is the result of the investment commitment of R$ 100 million, over a period of ten years, assumed by the companies in April 2018.
More information by number (91) 9911 98326.