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Restaurant Sector Embraces Alternative Funding

by Jan Cottingham 5/4/2015 12:00 am

Restaurants, breweries and similar businesses in Arkansas increasingly are finding crowdfunding a valuable source of alternative financing. Arkansans see it as a way not only to finance special projects but as an important tool to promote buzz and buy-in, essential components of a successful startup.

LR Startups Stone's Throw Brewing, Treatsie Attract Funding

by Jan Cottingham 5/6/2013 12:00 am

Kickstarter, based in New York City, is a crowdfunding platform that allows individuals to seek donations for their projects in exchange for rewards. Among those projects are two based in Little Rock: Stone’s Throw Brewing and Treatsie.