WHO WE ARE

We are a small group of CEOs and EVPs with a combined experience base in agriculture and seed businesses of over 100 years

 

WHAT WE DO

Finding Black Ink specializes in start-ups, tune-ups, turn-arounds, aquisition integration, and growth planning within agriculture, specializing in seed and related technologies

START-UP

We support start-ups in aligning strategy with structure and support systems to ensure clear focus, optimizing business  velocity to achieve sustained profitability​

ESTABLISHED

We offer support by auditing the financial health of the business and assisting management in reevaluating & recalibrating existing strategies within target markets and defined customer sets to clearly establish their value proposition for P & L optimization

We tailor our support, analysis, and efforts to mirror the specific needs and wants of each customer

 

WHO WE SERVE

Our customers are start-up, small, and medium sized seed and agriculture businesses that are seeking:

Support to define or redefine business strategy

Support to gain a sharper understanding of the potential of a selected business or service line

Support in achieving functional excellence within their specific field

Support with a financial health check, tune-up, restructuring or integration

Support with a turnaround

Support managing growth or with a strategic change

 

CONTACT US

John H Nelsen
John H Nelsen

Global CEO, USA CEO, Strategic Planning Lead, EVP Global Oilseeds, WW production Lead, Board Member RiceTec Inc. & AG, First Line Seeds and Asgrow France; Chairmen ASTA, Executive Board ASTA [10 years], Advisory Boards: US Plant Variety Protection Board [6 years], Rabo Bank [3 years]

Alan D Ostercamp
Alan D Ostercamp

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Some Guy
Some Guy

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