Local Businesses Leveraging the Power of Crowdfunding

U Posted by Admin
\ January 17, 2014

We've seen some great success from local companies on Fundable, leveraging the power of their own local community to launch and fund great businesses.

Funded: Karma Yoga and Fitness!

Creating a Community Hub for Health and Wellness

Located just outside of Portland, Founders Cassia Mark and Kris Myers saw a gap in education in their community and sought to fill it with their holistic approach to health and wellness. They plan to provide workshops on varying holistic and healing arts including yoga, meditation, and reiki massage to their underserved area.

World of BeerGlobal Flavor in Your Own Backyard

The founding team of New Tap LLC is bringing World of Beer to Ohio, Indiana, and Northern Kentucky.Their passion lies in democratizing craft beer, constantly seeking new and innovative brewers and allowing people to sample unique flavors from their own neighborhood and from across the world in a lively music-filled environment.

Founders Mark Pottschmidt and Darren Green have seen an outpouring of support for their flagship locations in the Brewery District and Easton shopping district in Columbus, OH gaining loyal customers and an active social following. They will be opening a third location in Cleveland, OH this spring.  

Custom Built Pizza– Reengineering Pizza for the Las Vegas Crowd

The Custom Built Pizza concept combines popular artisan-style wood/fire roasted pizza with successful fast casual restaurant business models like Chipotle and Panera Bread. Guests can custom build their own gourmet pizza without the typically required order-in-advance or standard pizzeria delay.

Founders, Larry DuLittle and Michael Atkinson have over 60 years of combined restaurant experience and plan to leverage their previous success and business savvy to create a scalable franchise concept.  In the meantime they’re receiving rave reviews and have plans to open 2 additional area locations within the year.

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