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News

How to kick ass at Kickstarter: Meet the chef who just broke a crowdfunding record

He raised £100k to finish building his new restaurant in a record 11 hours with crowdfunding website Kickstarter.

Wine

Gerard Basset's memoir and scholarship successfully crowdfunded

Following the premature departure of the much-admired sommelier Gerard Basset two weeks ago, the Basset family has successfully crowdfunded a campaign

Beer & Cider

Anspach & Hobday set to expand after smashing £500k in crowdfunding

Bermondsey craft brewery Anspach & Hobday is today celebrating a successful crowdfunding campaign, which exceeded the set target of £400k more than a

Beer & Cider

Award-winning Siren Craft Brew crowdfunds to introduce canned beers

Siren Craft Brew Co, the producer of CAMRA's Supreme Champion Beer of Britain 2018, has launched a crowdfunding campaign with the goal of packaging it

Beer & Cider

Glasgow Brewery Collective crowdfunds for accessible, social-enterprise taproom

Glasgow Brewery Collective has launched a crowdfunding campaign to open a taproom that is fully accessible for people with disabilities.The collective

Beer & Cider

Big Bear launches crowdfund for cider mill to take it into the big league

[caption id="attachment_49892" align="alignleft" width="194"] The original 'Big Bear' Mark Hughes[/caption]Today, artisan cidermaker Big Bear is launc

News

Crowdfunding for Kings Cross Barrafina hits target in two hours

Two hours into its pre-sale on Crowdcube, Harts Group – the company behind Barrafina and Quo Vadis – hit its target of £750,000.

Wine

Zero-waste restaurant Silo crowdfunds for technology to recycle its own glass

Some restaurants are famed for what’s in the kitchen, but Doug McMaster’s restaurant Silo in Brighton is famous for one thing it doesn’t have.

Beer & Cider

Glasgow Brewery Collective crowdfunds for accessible, social-enterprise taproom

Glasgow Brewery Collective has launched a crowdfunding campaign to open a taproom that is fully accessible for people with disabilities.The collective

Beer & Cider

Big Bear launches crowdfund for cider mill to take it into the big league

[caption id="attachment_49892" align="alignleft" width="194"] The original 'Big Bear' Mark Hughes[/caption]Today, artisan cidermaker Big Bear is launc

News

Crowdfunding for Kings Cross Barrafina hits target in two hours

Two hours into its pre-sale on Crowdcube, Harts Group – the company behind Barrafina and Quo Vadis – hit its target of £750,000.

Wine

Zero-waste restaurant Silo crowdfunds for technology to recycle its own glass

Some restaurants are famed for what’s in the kitchen, but Doug McMaster’s restaurant Silo in Brighton is famous for one thing it doesn’t have.

Spirits & Cocktails

East London Liquor Company nails crowdfunding for London whisky

When Imbibe spoke to East London Liquor Company (ELLC) founder Alex Wolpert the morning after his urban distillery launched its crowdfunding campaign,

News

What the demise of Brecon Tap tells us about the craft beer scene

On paper, it looks like a recipe for sure-fire success: Start a brewery, crowdfund an expansion or tap room, and repeat ad infinitum until you achieve

Spirits & Cocktails

East London Liquor Company nails crowdfunding for London whisky

When Imbibe spoke to East London Liquor Company (ELLC) founder Alex Wolpert the morning after his urban distillery launched its crowdfunding campaign,

News

What the demise of Brecon Tap tells us about the craft beer scene

On paper, it looks like a recipe for sure-fire success: Start a brewery, crowdfund an expansion or tap room, and repeat ad infinitum until you achieve