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Stone Brewing Company Pushes Past $2M on Indiegogo

Stone Brewing Company

With less than a week and a half left crowdfunding on Indiegogo, California-based Stone Brewing Company has reached another huge milestone pushing past $2 million with the support of over 12,000 backers. The brewery’s flexible funding campaign was launched last month with an initial goal of $1 million for its groundbreaking collaborations. The adult beverage company embarked… Read More

First New Zealand Offer, Renaissance Brewing, Nears Equity Crowdfunding Goal

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The very first company in New Zealand to take advantage of the new Kiwi exemption that legalized equity crowdfunding – Renaissance Brewing  - has issued the last call for shares.  The offer has been live on Snowball Effect for just over a week and stands at over 90% funded.  In a note to followers Renaissance… Read More

Stone Brewing Company Jumps Over $230,000 in One Week of Crowdfunding

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California-based Stone Brewing Company announced the launch of a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo to raise a million dollars last week. Stone stated they want to be the first “craft brewer” Within the first seven days, the project has raised over $230,704 from more than 2200 backers.  The flexible funding campaign is hoping to raise $1 million. The… Read More

Stone Brewing is Crowdfunding to Become 1st American Craft Brewer to Operate a Brewery in Europe

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There have been more than a few crowdfunding campaigns to help finance a brewery.  One of the largest equity crowdfunding campaigns ever was the Equity for Punks campaign that came from BrewDog in Scotland.  Well now the United States may have their very own iconic brewing campaign in the form of Stone Brewing company who… Read More

Daughter of Brewer Launches Campaign to Bring Back Famous American Ale

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Cleveland, Ohio resident Renee DeLuca has launched a crowdfunding campaign on CrowdBrewed to resurrect the New Albion Brewing Company’s iconic American ale. The project is seeking to raise $75,000 to contract-brew the original recipe. The campaign’s website reads, “The very first American Ale, New Albion has a deep gold appearance. Its subtle malt character complements… Read More

Crowdfunding Mailbox: Discov3ry 3D Print with Anything, Brewbarrel & Mistover Tale

Discov3ry Extruder

Two tech campaigns, and one truly independent film, our part of  this weeks’  mailbox. First up is Discov3y Extruder “Do more than ever with your 3D printer”.  Now I must admit that there is so much press these days on 3D printers that you start to assume every household has one in every room of… Read More

Brewery Becomes First Wisconsin Company to Use Equity Crowdfunding Platform

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Madison-based brewer is ready to make history! MobCraft Inc, known for polling and producing popular beer recipes, is now working through CraftFund for an equity crowdfunding campaign. CraftFund LLC was certified as Wisconsin’s very first equity crowdfunding platform under the new exemption that allows businesses to raise money from the public through the Internet. In… Read More

Renaissance Brewing Preps for Equity Crowdfunding in New Zealand

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Equity crowdfunding has just been announced in the land of the Kiwi’s, but already companies are gearing up to use the innovative methodology of capital formation. Malborough based Renaissance Brewing has recently announced they are prepping to launch a campaign to raise capital with Auckland based Snowball Effect.  The new platform has joined the growing global… Read More

“Bills And Brews” Funded On Kickstarter, Will Interview American Politicians Over A Beer

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Bills and Brews is a new web series that aims to humanize American politicians by interviewing them in an interesting scenario, that being over a glass of beer from American craft breweries. It’s been widely-publicized that the craft brewing industry is taking off here in the US, so what better way to get politicians off… Read More

Craft Brewery Uses Equity Crowdfunding to Finance Startup

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Sori Brewing, a Finish – Estonian startup craft brewery, is going the equity crowdfunding path to finance their small company.  Following the lead of pioneer trailblazer BrewDogs – who famously could not find money to expand their business,  the young company raised over €100,000 their first week.  In a recent update that number had surpassed  €360,000…. Read More

Michigan’s First Investment Crowdfunding Candidate Is Tecumseh Brewing Co.

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The Michigan Invests Locally Exemption, or MILE for short, has its first potential benefactor. Tecumseh Brewing Co. will seek cash from the crowd in exchange for a revenue share in a bid to launch operations in Tecumseh, Michigan. The two cofounders, Tim Schmidt and Kyle DeWitt, were profiled in the Tecumseh Herald. The two met while working… Read More

BeerBods: Fastest Pitch Ever on Crowdcube

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Crowdfunding in 36 Hours, BeerBods Raises £150,000 Mostly From Customers. BeerBods is an online beer club and subscription service, based in Worcestershire, United Kingdom. They have now claimed the title of the fastest pitch to fund on Crowdcube equity crowdfunding platform. 101 investors put in £150,000 in 36 hours, overfunding the pitch by 150%.  The… Read More

BeerBods Raises £100,000 in First Day on Crowdcube

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BeerBods, a company that delivers 12 beers to subscribers every 12 weeks, quickly raised their £100,000 crowdfunding goal in just one day and then continued over-funding hitting £150,000 in the next twelve hours. Launched in 2012, BeerBod’s original intent was to offer 15% equity in the business but ended up selling 22.5% of the small… Read More

BrewDog Sells Out #EquityForPunks Shares, Raises £4.25M Total

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Like furbies and turtles toys before them, our #EquityForPunks shares sold out the week before Christmas. To all our new punks – welcome! — BrewDog (@brewdog) December 21, 2013 Our own JD Alois wasn’t kidding when he said last call. Less than 48 hours later BrewDog reported that all remaining shares in their #EquityForPunks campaign… Read More

Last Call for Equity for Punks in BrewDog Brewery

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BrewDog’s investment crowdfunding campaign “Equity for Punks” is nearing a close. BrewDog has issues a last call for investors as they are down to the last 2% of shares available for this funding round. The Scottish craft brewery raised their funding amount in November to £4.25 Million from £4 Million as demand for shares, along… Read More

BrewDog Approaches Open Of Tokyo Bar, Issues Open Letter To Chinese Knockoff Pub

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BrewDog is in the midst of an extremely aggressive period of growth now that the Scottish brewery has managed to raise millions of euros via equity crowdfunding raises. The latest expansion project for the brewery is a BrewDog bar in the Roppongi district of Tokyo, which is slated to open in March of 2014. This… Read More

Arran Brewery Will Follow BrewDog’s Lead, Plans Equity Crowdfunding Raise

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BrewDog may have started a trend among Scottish breweries. Arran Brewery is now planning an equity crowdfunding raise to launch sometime this month. Arran Brewery wants to turn to the crowd to raise capital in order to fund a push that would include a hotel, brewery and visitor center in Perthshire. Eventually the group would… Read More

Brewdog Brewery Raises Crowdfunding Target To Keep Up With Demand

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The Scottish beer craftsmen at Brewdog Brewery are currently in the midst of a £4 million equity crowdfunding campaign, offering 3.6% equity in exchange for funding from the crowd. The brewery recently announced that they have raised £3.7 million of that and the campaign is on it’s way to being oversubscribed. In response, BrewDog is extending their… Read More

Emerald City Beer Company Offers Equity via Crowdfunding Platform CrowdBrewed

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First Ever “Equity” Crowdfunding Campaign for USA Brewery CrowdBrewed has announced their first equity offering for a brewery – Emerald City Beer Company (ECB) located in Seattle, Washington.   Founded in 2010, ECB is fanatical about creating a Seattle style lager.  Founder / Brewmaster Rick Hewitt has been brewing since 2005 during his years at… Read More

BrewDog A Case Study In Hopes For JOBS Act, Crowdfunding

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We’ve been reporting on BrewDog brewery ever since the Scottish brewery startup launched a hybrid equity/rewards crowdfunding effort in June of this year. That effort, entitled “Equity for Punks,” netted BrewDog over £1 million in capital in 24 hours. If you’re a clever canine and are doing your Christmas shopping early, how about buying someone… Read More