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Foodies Help Budding Eateries Crowdfund

Restauranteurs are turning to crowdfunding for their startups, driven not only by the cash received but also to build a following prior to their opening. These cooks float the concept to potential diners and if people plunk down dollars, it’s … Continue reading

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D.C. Intra-State Crowdfunding Finds Success

Two talented bakers, a lease and a dream.The remaining ingredient is startup capital. In D.C., the secret sauce may be the EquityEats’ funding portal where any resident or business can ante up fto $10,000 to buy a piece of Bluebird … Continue reading

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Risky Business: DC Portal Crowdfunds Restauranteurs

Ever watched Chopped and wondered what it would be like to get that chef to run your own restaurant. Now you can with a new Washington, DC crowdfunding site EquityEats. The portal, for accredited investors only, will raise up to … Continue reading

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The 7% Loaf

German small businesses are selling bonds with their bread. The Mittelstand corporate bond market is paying about 650 basis points over the government bond rate. Many issuers don’t want to deal with their banks anymore. In 2011, EUR9.2 billion was … Continue reading

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