No equity here. A new crowdfunding site focuses on revenue-generating small and midsize businesses.
BAOBAD supports the Bay Area's black owned businesses and taps into the community's spending power.
A mobile app that instantly identifies plants, flowers and trees? Genius! Snap a photo and learn its name, whether it’s edible, and much more. Ideal for gardeners and anyone interested in being on a first name basis with their environment. (view this offering)
This women-owned site is a one-stop shopping hub for interior designers, offering only-to-the-trade furniture and decor items. It’s a $68.5 billion market that’s decidedly low-tech and ripe for disruption. (view offering here)
Well cowboys, isn’t about time to corral that gut gone wild and look rodeo ready? Better yet, invest in this family-run business, formed in 2010, that manufactures in the USA. Help bring body shaping for men into the mainstream! (view offering here)
Solar power is on the rise. This California-based solar company has married particle accelerator technology with solar energy manufacturing to create cost-effective electricity. (view offering here)
Cannabis lover? LEAF’s brown thumb-resistant design allows for year-round, odor-free growing, in a unit the size of a beer fridge. Smart-phone controlled…so you, uh, don’t forget. (view this offering)
Native American Natural Foods created a new snack category using an ancient recipe. Then the big guys noticed.
Eight reasons why intrastate crowdfunding is better for local businesses and their communities.