It's not uncommon for restaurants to use crowdfunding to get their concepts off the ground. Some have even taken their ideas to kickstarter in the hopes of raising enough money to bring their ideas into fruition without the hassle of loans or finding investors.
Foodstart is a new platform aimed at helping help restaurants, food trucks, bakeries, breweries, you name it, raise capital in small increments from their friends, family and future customers. The platform takes a cue from kickstarter and allows investors to receive awards in exchange for their contribution. Read More