Single investments ran as high as $10,000.
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New D.C. regulations allow anyone to participate in equity crowdfunding for approved businesses.
"Think of it as a movie theater but for foodies."
The four restaurants seeking funds still have a ways to go to reach their goals.
If it’s successful, the platform has the potential to greatly influence what kind of restaurants are able to open in D.C.
A bakery, a seafood counter, a lobster and burger joint, and a seasonally focused American restaurant want investors.
If you want to be a restaurant investor, you pretty much have to be rich. The Securities and Exchange Commission makes it a big pain for restaurants or other businesses to accept funds from anyone who isn't an "accredited investor." And to be an accredited investor, you have to have a net worth of $1 […]
When Pleasant Pops launched a Kickstarter campaign to open a cafe in the spring of 2012, crowdfunding was still a novelty for restaurant and bar owners. These days, everyone from food-truck operators to veteran restaurateurs is hitting up potential customers for money. So far, no local establishments have managed to entirely fund a new venture […]
Back in September, Y&H wrote about a new generation of restaurants turning to crowdfunding sites like Kickstarter for financial support rather than relying solely on investors and bank loans. The latest eatery turning to Kickstarter? Rose's Luxury, which Momofuku Noodle Bar and 2941 alum Aaron Silverman is opening on Barracks Row next spring. Silverman hopes […]
The Mothership needs repairs. Stephan Boillon points at the dilapidated air-conditioning unit in his forthcoming restaurant and bakery. Before he signed a lease for the Georgia Avenue NW spot, contractors told the El Floridano food truck owner it would work just fine. They were wrong. His budget was blown. Boillon figured opening Mothership would cost […]