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Ellsworth, MI
Michigan Farm Market
Mail-order & eCommerce brand that champions small food entrepr...
110% growth in 2016 Holiday revenue compared to 2015
Leveraging Michigan's diverse food system to rapidly grow our ...
  • $248,000 raised
Bloomington, IN
King Dough
Currently selling wood-fired pizza via our mobile oven
Looking to open location offering full Napoli inspired menu
Mgmt. team has previous experience running a napoli pizza rest...
  • $110,500 raised
Craft Beer
Ypsilanti, MI
Unity Vibration Living Kombucha Tea LLC
Makers of award-winning, healthy, gluten-free kombucha tea and...
Kombucha is the fastest growing segment of natural foods category
Strong growth: we're expanding production to meet current demand
  • $136,300 raised
Indianapolis, IN
The Savory Swine
Provides a social setting to enjoy wines, cheeses, specialty m...
Custom meats, imported cheeses, wine by the glass, charcuterie...
Social environment in a top quality retail setting.
  • $52,000 raised
Alternative Energy
Indianapolis, IN
Solar America Solutions
Solar thermal heat collectors for commercial hot water and spa...
Up to 3x more efficient than competitor's solar collectors
Installed in 50+ customer locations and has a strong customer ...
  • $276,925 raised
Indianapolis, IN
Dry Bones Mud House
Wake dem bones up!
Committed to serving highest quality of specialty coffee.
Passionate dedication to coffee education, inspiration, and se...
  • $24,500 raised
Raleigh, NC
J. Johnson & Company, LLC
Democratizing food business incubation and growth.
Ghost kitchens & food incubators are go-to-market ready.
As of Feb '20, break even with room to spare & a 2nd location ...
  • $67,450 raised
Wilmington, DE
Self-service promotion platform supercharged by best-in-class ...
Proprietary 1-click campaign technology that requires no exper...
Exclusive access to OpenAI GPT-3 natural language processing a...
  • $87,500 raised
Craft Distilling
Black Mountain, NC
Oak and Grist Distilling
100% Grain-to-Glass Distillery
Single malt whiskies produced to the standard of Scottish Sing...
One of only a handful of Jenever gins produced in the United S...
  • $140,094 raised
Business Svcs.
Raleigh, NC
Incolo (formerly CrowdfundNC)
Our Traction Studio is creating an index of investable founders
Closed 2 acquisitions & a raise in a single day while rebranding
Our unique model provides a play on the startup community itself
  • $131,975 raised
Raleigh, NC
Otto Connect, Inc.
Highly scalable enterprise and consumer mobile and cloud solut...
Replace and update your most important time sensitive activities
Everything for management of league/group in a single mobile s...
  • $42,000 raised
Cassopolis, MI
Fruitbelt LLC
Novel, better-for-you beverages based on traditions of the Fru...
Made from local orchard fruits and our unique, healthy orchard...
Sell through wholesale and direct channels
  • $84,261 raised
Indianapolis, IN
A musician invented, dermatologist recommended lip balm.
Currently being sold in over 7,400 CVS/pharmacies nationwide.
Only commercially sold lip balm that contains arnica.
  • $93,000 raised
Consumer Products
evergreen, CO
Sana Packaging
Cannabis packaging for a circular economy
Launched in 2018, company is profitable; experiencing 179%/yr ...
100% plant based hemp packaging and reclaimed ocean plastic pa...
  • $344,997 raised
Craft Beer
Traverse City, MI
Earthen Ales
We brew innovative and balanced beers for our taproom and beyond.
We understand the importance of the customer experience AND go...
We're a craft beer experience that extends beyond the pint.
  • $70,700 raised
Indianapolis, IN
Wilks & Wilson LLC
Makers of All Natural Premium Cocktail Ingredients
All Natural, Mostly Organic, High Quality, Consistency
Preparing to launch a new product line of Ready-To-Drink Cockt...
  • $83,500 raised
Craft Beer
Denver, CO
The Intrepid Sojourner Beer Project
Mission: Drink, Explore, and Make Friends
High-traffic taproom location, unique travel branding, exotic ...
Turkish coffee, cardamom, garlic, basil, apricots, dates, figs...
  • $156,250 raised
Craft Beer
Albion, MI
Albion Malleable Brewing Company
Albion's Brewery
You'd be proud to find this brewery anywhere.
Unique product offering and a unique connection to Albion's hi...
  • $169,500 raised
Real Estate
Detroit, MI
Veridian at County Farm
Solar mixed-income neighborhood targeting Living Community Cha...
Premier parcel bordering 130 acre park near downtown Ann Arbor...
Land under contract, site plan submitted, construction slated ...
  • $309,000 raised
Charlotte, NC
Live Life Charged!
Users are able to conveniently charge quickly while on-the-go.
No more hovering over outlets or asking others for a spare cha...
  • $111,975 raised
Renewable Energy
Staunton, VA
Secure Solar Capital
We finance, build, own and operate solar for tax exempt entities.
All our employees are co-owners of the company.
We're a fast growing B Corp Certified solar solutions company.
  • $106,500 raised
Real Estate
Traverse City, MI
Commongrounds Cooperative
We are a real estate development cooperative in Traverse City,...
Our building is owned and financed by its tenants and our comm...
Owner-investors earn a financial, social, and quality of life ...
  • $272,450 raised
Real Estate
Traverse City, MI
Commongrounds Cooperative
We are a real estate development cooperative in Traverse City,...
Our building is owned and financed by its tenants and our comm...
Owner-investors earn a financial, social, and quality of life ...
  • $546,000 raised
Craft Distilling
Ogden, UT
Ogden's Own
Quality craft spirits at a reasonable price.
Great tasting, unique marketing, consumer friendly, award-winning
We go the extra mile in developing products and relationships.
  • $1,900,010 raised
Brooklyn, NY
Esembly Inc.
A movement with a mission to help families Live Less Disposably™
Our system includes everything needed to diaper simply and sus...
Products are designed and formulated by experts for modern par...
  • $255,708 raised
Real Estate
Indianapolis, IN
Sunstone, LLC (An Eastern Star Church ROCK Initiative)
Renewing Our Community for the Kingdom
Improving quality of life for those in the local community
Developing a mixed-use facility; part of larger redevelopment ...
  • $1,634,840 raised
Indianapolis, IN
Greenleaf Juice Indiana (Expansion)
Healthy, fast-casual concept centered around fresh, organic juice
Flagship location established downtown Indy, 1 year of operations
Establishing second location in Carmel + expanded bottle produ...
  • $50,000 raised
Consumer Products
Traverse City, MI
GoSili, Inc.
The alternative to on-the-go and tabletop plastics
Leading the way in safe, sustainable silicone tableware
Making the basics better with silicone
  • $300,000 raised
Business Svcs.
Indianapolis, IN
Garden Party Botanical Hard Soda
WINNER: 2016 Beverage Industry Magazine Innovation of the Year
WINNER: 2017 Centric Indiana Innovation of the Year
WINNER: 2017 Best New Adult Beverage - Indianapolis Monthly Ma...
  • $40,968 raised
Craft Beer
Books & Brews
Books & Brews is a place for people without a place.
We are a used bookstore themed brewery focused on customer ser...
We sell nostalgia, authenticity, and community.
  • $77,500 raised
Indianapolis, IN
Garden Party Botanical Hard Soda
"The Wine Cooler Grows Up!"
Consumers are looking for clean, fresh, alcohol beverage alter...
We are utilizing unique, interesting flavors and strong branding.
  • $70,000 raised
Craft Beer
Denver, CO
Sojourner's Brewing Project
Mission: Drink, Explore, and Make Friends
High-traffic taproom location, unique travel branding, exotic ...
Turkish coffee, cardamom, garlic, basil, apricots, dates, figs...
  • $370,000 raised
Indianapolis, IN
Greenleaf Juice Indiana
Healthy, fast-casual concept centered around fresh, organic juice
100% fresh fruits/vegetables and super food ingredients - ofte...
Brick and mortar stores; Predictable/stable sales; Growing ind...
  • $50,000 raised
Craft Beer
New Buffalo, MI
Beer Church Brewing Co.
New Buffalo is only beach town along Lake Michigan without a ...
Our beer will be big, adventurous, and hoppy.Our pizza true Ne...
Located in historic Civil War era church downtown overlooking ...
  • $47,000 raised
Indianapolis, IN
Scotty's Brewhouse | 96th Street
Established restaurant in Indiana with 12 locations. (since 1996)
Company-wide sales up 10% over previous year. 3 new projects i...
Management team of 18 people that lead and direct the future g...
  • $386,100 raised
Indianapolis, IN
Repucare Onsite
Provides next generation worksite health and wellness services
Clients include the City of Kokomo, Celadon, and state of Indiana
Acquiring a wellness co.; $5.8 MM in 2014 combined est. revs.
  • $125,000 raised
Craft Beer
Tecumseh, MI
Tecumseh Brewing Company
Experienced microbrewery production and management team
Building already owned; established following of local supporters
Offering is only available to residents of Michigan
  • $174,500 raised
Real Estate
Milwaukee, WI
Freshwater Fix, LLC
Own a piece of commercial real estate in Milwaukee
Anchor tenant is Purple Door Ice Cream, a local small business
Redevelopment is focused on community sustainability
  • $190,000 raised
Brownsburg, IN
Biologics Modular
Produces pre-built, transportable manufacturing facilities
More cost-effective and more flexible as compared to tradition...
Provides a much needed solution to the pharmaceutical industry
  • $400,353 raised
Indianapolis, IN
FastTrack Student Loans
Creating the H&R Block of the student loan industry
Have consolidated 875+ student loans since starting in July 2013
Large market opportunity with student loan defaults at record ...
  • $253,475 raised
Indianapolis, IN
Moody's Butcher Shops
Only farm-to-fork local food system of its kind in Central Ind...
15 years of proven retail sales and production infrastructure.
Expanding business with the opening of another retail store.
  • $220,000 raised
Indianapolis, IN
Bearface Instructional Technologies
Provides unique learning, assessment technology for higher edu...
Replaces textbook/lecture/test model with customizable, webbas...
Founders have heavy experience in academic publishing and heal...
  • $348,825 raised
Craft Distilling
Bloomington, IN
Cardinal Spirits
Craft distillery producing artisan spirits: gin, vodka, and wh...
On leading edge of craft alcohol movement in an attractive mar...
Team has experience leading early stage business and in distil...
  • $850,000 raised

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