Tagged: james watt

Fat Cats Dropped Over Wall Street as Brew Dog Returns to USA Crowdfunding Round

Brew Dog, one of the most successful investment crowdfunding offerings of all time, has returned to the US for its second go at a Reg A+ securities offering. CI caught wind of the second round earlier this year due to a public filing posted on… Read More

BrewDog Announces Upcoming Craft Hotel in Scotland

Less than a year after securing more than $324,000 through crowdfunding platform Indiegogo for its upcoming Doghouse hotel at its U.S. brewery near Columbus, Ohio, crowdfunding brewing company BrewDog has announced a second hotel at its Scotland brewery. As previously reported, BrewDog stated that Doghouse… Read More

BrewDog Names Brisbane As Home For Its Upcoming Australian Brewery

Last week, Scottish craft brewer, BrewDog, announced its plans to open its highly anticipated Australian brewery and HQ right on the river in Brisbane’s Murarrie area. The brewery revealed last summer that it had narrowed its search for a site to Newcastle and Brisbane.  According… Read More

BrewDog Announces “Equity For Punks V” Campaign Extension After Securing £10 Million Funding Target

UK-based craft brewer BrewDog announced this week it has extended its Equity for Punks V round after the campaign successfully secured its initial £10 million funding target. The initiative was launched this past fall. As previously reported, the Scottish craft brewer returned to the UK with… Read More

BrewDog Breaks Ground For Indiegogo-Funded Craft Beer Hotel & Sour Beer Facility

Just six months after closing its Indiegogo campaign for the DogHouse hotel and sour beer facility, BrewDog announced it has broken ground for the two projects. The funding round secured $324,072 from 2158 backers for the buildings, which will be located at the brewery’s Ohio site…. Read More

BrewDog News: Brewery to Give Away 20 Percent of All Profits Annually Through Unicorn Fund

Less than one month after closing its Equity For Punks USA Reg A+ crowdfunding campaign, BrewDog announced it is set to give away 20 percent of all its profits annually through the new BrewDog Unicorn Fund. According to the UK-based brewery, 10 percent will be shared… Read More

Crowdfunded Unicorn: Is BrewDog’s Deal a Vindication of the Crowdfunding Process?

BrewDog released impressive news this week. The UK-based craft brewery received £213 million for a 22% investment from private equity firm TSG – an entity with $5 billion in assets under management. The investment delivered a £1 billion valuation on the fast growing brewery –… Read More

BrewDog Receives £100 Million Investment From TSG Consumer Partners at £1 Billion Valuation

Crowdfunded brewery, BrewDog, announced on Monday it received a £100 million investment from San Francisco-based company, TSG Consumer Partners. According to the brewery, TSG has acquired approximately 22% of BrewDog plc, with the funds are going into the business for continued expansion, and to create early shareholder… Read More

Update: BrewDog Secures £10 Million in Less Than 30 Days Through Crowdcube Mini Bond

Less than one month after launching its mini bond on Crowdcube, BrewDog has successfully secured £10 million from 2,756 investors. The brewery has since closed the campaign.  BrewDog has raised more than $30 million in its ongoing crowdfunding offers in the UK, called Equity For Punks. The… Read More

BrewDog’s Mini Bond Success Continues: Secures Nearly £6M From Over 1850 Investors

Just a few weeks after launching its mini bond on equity crowdfunding platform Crowdcube, BrewDog has successfully secured nearly £6 million from more than 1850 investors. The brewery company originally sought to raise £500,000 (with a max of 10 million). As previously reported, BrewDog was founded… Read More

Q&A: BrewDog Founder James Watt on EquityforPunks USA Crowdfunding Offer

BrewDog, the largest independent brewery in Europe, is crossing the Atlantic and setting up operations in the United States. The founders, James Watt and Martin Dickie, selected the mid-western city of Columbus as their base and the company is in the process of building a… Read More

Hey Columbus! Save the Date. BrewDog is Throwing a Party

BrewDog, the largest independent craft brewer in Scotland, is going big in its move to set up operations in the US. Not only is BrewDog planning to open up a Columbus, OH-based brewery to distribute its beers across the US, BrewDog is doing an equity… Read More

BrewDog US Launch: Maverick British Brewer Seeks $50 Million in Reg A+ Equity Crowdfunding Offer

Equity for Punks Crosses the Atlantic and Invades the USA. BrewDog to Challenge “Archaic Financial Institutions.” BrewDog, Scotland’s largest independent brewer, has launched its US equity crowdfunding offer following years of success in raising capital from its consumers in the UK. BrewDog was founded in… Read More

Brief: BrewDog Founders Named Queen’s Birthday Honours List MBEs

Earlier this month, BrewDog founders, Martin Dickie and James Watt, received MBEs in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list. The company was started in the back of a van and has evolved into a powerhouse artisanal brewery. It has been known for its guerrilla marketing tactics and ability… Read More

BrewDog Forms New Partnership With Indiegogo-Funding Brewgooder

Brewgooder, a new craft brewer that is seeking to provide clean water to the masses, has formed a partnership with famed brewery BrewDog to produce its new beer line. BrewDog’s co-founders James Watt and Martin Dickie have reportedly been named two of BrewGooder’s trustees. Last month, Brewgooder aunched an Indiegogo… Read More

BrewDog Files Reg A+ with SEC to Raise Capital for US Expansion

BrewDog, and its Equity for Punks campaign, is crossing the Atlantic and they are leveraging Regulation A+ to pay the way. Equity for Punks USA is accepting emails now for anyone interested in receiving updates on the forthcoming equity crowdfunding offer. The investment opportunity is… Read More

BrewDog Gifts Donald Trump Shares in Company. Asks Him to Stop Trying to Be Leader of Free World in Return

Perpetually crowdfunding company BrewDog has published an open letter to America’s newest political nemesis Donald Trump.  In an effort to help stop the Trump buffoonery freight train, BrewDog co-founder James Watt offered a gift of 2 shares in his company; “…You see, Christmas is a… Read More

New UK Crowdfunding Record Set with BrewDog Equity + Beer = “World’s Biggest Round”

Cheers to BrewDog, one of the UK’s first craft beer brewers, for raising £10M and setting a UK record for the largest equity crowdfunded project. Listed on Crowdcube as a “first” combined debt and equity capital raise, BrewDog and Equity for Punks marketed the offer as the “World’s Biggest [funding] Round…. Read More

BrewDog Moves Over to Crowdcube with Combo Debt / Equity Crowdfunding Offer

BrewDog and its “Equity for Punks” crowdfunding offer is now listed on Crowdcube in a “first” combined debt and equity capital raise.  The offer is marketed as the “Worlds Biggest [funding] Round”. According to Crowdcube, investors may purchase 2 shares of BrewDog stock for £95… Read More

BrewDogs Announces First Brewery Outside of the UK & U.S. Crowdfunding Campaign

Ready to start expanding, BrewDog announced on Monday its plans to open its North American headquarters and first production facility outside the UK in Canal Winchester, which is located in the Columbus, Ohio region. This news comes just weeks after the brewery revealed its keen interest… Read More