Tagged: restaurants

Hummus Bros Returns to Seedrs to Raise £125,000 to Expand Mediterranean Restaurant

Mediterranean restaurant and pop-up chain, Hummus Bros, has returned to equity crowdfunding platform Seedrs to raise 125,000 as it prepares for expansion. The company secured 454,651 less than two years ago. Hummus Bros was launched in May 2003 by friends Christian Mouysset and Roen Givon…. Read More

Brief: Commerce & Payments Platform Sourcery Raises $5M During Venture Funding Round

Sourcery, a California-based digital payments and commerce platform that focuses on the accounts payable within the food and hospitality industry, announced on Tuesday it has successfully secured $5 million during its latest venture round, which was led by Marker LLC with Steadfast Capital and existing investors…. Read More

UK’s Tap Coffee Seeks £400,000 on Crowdcube to Expand & Take Coffee Philosophy to Bigger Audience

Seeking to expand its coffee brand, UK-based Tap Coffee recently launched a Crowdcube with a mission to raise a total of £400,000. Starting in 2010 by Richard Lilley, the company was created to fix what he believed to be a “lack of cafe culture” in the UK. The company stated it… Read More

Yorkshire Meatball Co. Extends Crowdcube Initiative

On Tuesday, UK’s Yorkshire Meatball Co. announced that it was extending its equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube by an extra two weeks. The company hit the funding portal earlier this month to raise £100,000 as it plans to expand its restaurant chain. The team at Yorkshire… Read More

Chilango Closes Funding on Crowdcube at £3.4 Million. Will Open 50 New Locations

Mexican food chain Chilango has closed its funding round on Crowdcube at £3,433,010 topping its original target of £1 million.  Chilango gained approximately 1300 new shareholders as the investors purchased an 8.72% stake in the firm.  Crowdcube states the single largest investment during the equity… Read More

Chilango Returns. Seeks £1 Million in Equity Capital on Crowdcube

Chilango, the fast growing bespoke burrito and taco chain, is returning to investment crowdfunding platform Crowdcube. This time, Chilango will seek to raise £ 1 millionChilango will seek to raise £ 1 million for 3.26% ownership in the business.  The offer has quickly jumped to… Read More

VIAFolio Connects Investors with Institutional Type Offers. Leads with Debt Offer from Matchbox Food

VIAFolio is an online debt and equity platform which connects investors, brokers and avisors with private companies seeking funding. Created by Folio Investing and Folio Institutional, the new portal is leading with a debt offering of $10.5 million from DC based Matchbox Food Group LLC.  Matchbox… Read More

Neil Sebba of Tossed Talks Equity Crowdfunding on Seedrs (Video)

Tossed, a chain of “vibrant” healthy eating restaurants, went to Seedrs to raise £750,000 for a 5.5% equity stake in the growing company that gave a pre-money valuation of £12.8 million.  The still open equity crowdfunding campaign is now over £1.2 million as over 630… Read More

Prequel, the First DC Equity Crowdfunding Offer, Closes Fully Funded

Prequel, a new restaurant concept raising capital on EquityEats. successfully crowdfunded $220,100 from 339 investors closing over-funded.  The original target was to raise $200,000 for 10% equity for the startup firm. The funding round was all or nothing so the funding needed to hit the… Read More

Washington DC Has First Equity Crowdfunding Campaign Under District Exemption

Last year Washington, DC legalized investment crowdfunding within the confines of the District.  The exemption allows companies to raise up to $2 million per year from the general public.  Investors who earn less than $100,000 are capped at $10,000. The first offer has just received the… Read More

Crowdfunding Mailbox: il Cudega Lombardy Cuisine, Flow a Magical Controller & Analyze How You Run with Stridalyzer

Happy Holidays from Crowdfund Insider. We wish all of our readers the very best during the Holiday Season and a spectacular New Year. For this edition of Crowdfunding Mailbox we have three very different campaigns. First an Italian restaurant opening in London, next a cool… Read More

London’s Good Egg Brunch Restaurant Debuts £180,000 Equity Crowdfunding Campaign on Crowdcube

Ready to expand its already successful business, Hackney, London-based The Good Egg has launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube to raise £180,000. The restaurant is offering up 24% in equity to those who wish to help fund its project. Since January 2013, The Good… Read More

New Crowdfunding Platform Launches to Connect Accredited Investors with Restaurants

Seeking to help connect restaurateurs with investors, a group of Washington D.C.-based entrepreneurs launched their very own equity crowdfunding platform, known as Equity Eats, on Monday (October 27th), to become the ultimate platform for restaurant campaigns. According to the Washington Post, Equity Eats offers four… Read More

Popular Social Platform Twenty Something London Seeks £160,000 Through Crowdcube Equity Crowdfunding Campaign

Twenty Something London, a popular online platform that showcases the independent businesses of London, has launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube to raise £160,000 to revamp and expand its popular website. Those who help fund the project will receive 7.40% in equity. The platform’s key mission is… Read More

Chilango’s £2.16 Million in Burrito Bonds (Infographic)

Investment crowdfunding platform Crowdcube has created a cool infographic sharing some insight into the first mini-bond ever to be offered online.  Chilango, a hugely popular London restaurant chain, launched the mini-bond offering earlier this year to lead the way.  Dubbed the “Burrito Bond” the securities… Read More

Chilango Burrito Bond Offer Closes at £2.16 Million on Crowdcube

Largest Amount Raised for Single Offer Ever on Crowdfunding Platform Crowdcube. London based Mexican restaurant group Chilango has completed its mini-bond campaign that came to be known as the “Burrito Bond”.  Crowdfunding on Crowdcube, the Burrito Bond raised £2,160,000 from 749 investors.  The security will… Read More

Chilango “Burrito Bond” Beats £1 Million Goal, Now Overfunding

The Chilango “Burrito Bond” has trotted past their £1 million funding goal in “mini-bonds” and is now over-funding.  As of this writing the debt based crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube stood at £1,073,500 funded by 318 investors.  This is the second successful mini-bond offering from the UK… Read More

Brief: Burrito Bond is Hot on Crowdcube

Crowdcube’s very first min-bond offering from London based Mexican food chain Chilango – dubbed the Burrito Bond – has rocketed out of the gate.  The security offering quickly leaped past £350,000 ($590,000 USD) raised as it sprinted towards the £1 million final goal.  The bond… Read More

A Kickstarter-Funded Restaurant Won A Michelin Star Four Months After Opening

Getting a Michelin Star can be one of the great pinnacles of success for any chef. A Manhattan restaurant called The Musket Room won the award just four months after opening, and Kickstarter played an important role in the opening of the establishment. No, it… Read More