Tagged: beer

GrowlerWerks’ Successful Kickstarter Campaign Means uKegs for Fresh Beer

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A 60-day Kickstarter campaign from October 15th to December 7th resulted in 10,293 backers pledging more than $1.5 million dollars so GrowlerWerks could bring the uKeg to life. The little growler that could, made by four Portland, Ore., engineers, became the second most-funded project in Kickstarter’s food category and the second most-funded Portland project behind the Coolest Cooler. That’s cool…. Read More

GrowlerWerks’ uKeg Hits $1M Mark During Final Days on Kickstarter

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Employees of the Portland-based startup, GrowlerWerks, raised their pint glasses on Thanksgiving to celebrate the $1 million mark in their crowdfunding campaign on global platform, Kickstarter. The milestone was hit on Friday (November 28th) and the project is currently at $1,017,880 thanks to 6,942 backers. GrowlerWerks had an original goal of $75,000 to bring beer enthusiasts the uKeg, a growler that keeps craft… Read More

Chug’s Zane Lamprey Hits Kickstarter To Raise Funds For The Drinking Jacket; Scores Over $65,000 in Two Days

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Beer drinkers, rejoice! There’s a new fashion accessory specifically for you that has made its way to Kickstarter. On Saturday (November 22nd), host of the National Geographic Channel’s Chug, Zane Lamprey, launched a campaign on the crowdfunding giant to raise $50,000. Within only two days, the project surpassed its initial goal and is currently at $65,812 from… Read More

Appalachian Mountain Brewery Announces Q3 Results, Offers Shares to Accredited Investors

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Appalachian Mountain Brewery (AMB), a publicly traded company (OTC:HOPS), announced financial results today stating  3rd Quarter revenue increased and was up 38 % to $266,283 compared to 2nd Quarter 2014 at $192,450. Revenue increased by 77% to $266,283 for Q3 2014 versus $150,703 for Q3 2013. The company reported that gross margin improved during the… Read More

Fireman’s Brew Announces New Stock Offering for Accredited Investors, Joins Innovative Equity Crowdfunding Platform FlashFunders

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Fireman’s Brew, a Los Angeles-based craft beer company founded by two firefighters, today announced that it has released a new private offering of stock, available through equity crowdfunding platform, FlashFunders. In accordance with the JOBS ACT and exempt from registration under Rule 506(C), the company is offering up to 4,803,843 shares ($1.249/share) of Flash Seed Preferred stock, with… Read More

Indiegogo-Success Stone Brewing Company Announces Columbus-Only Beer as a “Thank You” For Welcoming Them

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During this past summer, Escondido, California-based Stone Brewing Company hit Indiegogo to raise $1,000,000 for expansion of its amazing beer. During its run, from July 19th to August 29th, the project raised $2,531,775 through nearly 14,000 backers.  Not only did it become extremely successful, the campaign also became one of the most funded on the… Read More

Renaissance Brewing Equity Crowdfunding on Snowball Effect (Infographic)

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Equity crowdfunding rifled out of the gate in New Zealand with one of the most popular sectors to utilize the new form of raising capital:  Beer.  Renaissance Brewing, founded by iconoclastic Americans who decided to set up a brewery in the land of the Kiwi made NZ history when they launched their funding round on… Read More

CraftFund is Live with Investment Crowdfunding in Wisconsin

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CraftFund is now offering investment opportunities in Wisconsin.  CraftFund has been a trailblazer in the crowdfunding space.  Management set up shop early positioning the platform to offer rewards based campaigns but anticipating the opportunity to offer investment crowdfunding once laws were rationalized.  Now with Wisconsin having finalized their intrastate crowdfunding exemption, CraftFund is opened for… Read More

Stone Brewing Company Ends Indiegogo Run at $2.5M; Breaks Record

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Ending its run on Indiegogo on an exciting note, California-based Stone Brewing Company reached $2,532,211 from 13,979 backers. Not only did it surpass its initial $1M goal, the campaign managed to break the crowdfunding giant’s record for most contributions to any campaign in the platform’s history. During its final update, the campaign’s organizers wrote, “We… Read More

Stone Brewing Company Pushes Past $2M on Indiegogo

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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

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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