Topics Under Tag: "loyalty capital"

Credibles: Supporting Local Businesses With ‘Edible Credits’ is Just the Start

Amy Cortese | August 19, 2016

Investment crowdfunding may get all the attention these days, but there are other ways of support businesses you love—without all the red tape. One of those is Credibles, an app that lets you pre-pay at your favorite restaurant or food purveyor (like Love & Hummus, shown in photo above), and earn edible credits. Think of […]

A Startup Aims to Turn Customer Loyalty Into Cash, Starting With a Beloved Michigan Cafe

Sabiha Zainulbhai | April 17, 2015

Downtown Ypsilanti is vacant and gray on wintry Michigan mornings, save for one beacon of mid-morning activity: Beezy’s café. Since it opened in 2008, Beezy’s has become a daytime mainstay for locals, from artists and college students to young families, who come for the “simple, honest” food and communal atmosphere. On a street lined with […]