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Foodstart helps restaurants and food trucks raise capital online in small amounts, say, $50 or $250. In exchange, backers receive great perks like food discounts, guaranteed tables, and behind-the-scenes tours all redeemable with a physical card they receive in the mail.

Want to know more? Here are some of the other benefits of raising capital from the community...instead of your credit card.

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  1.  
    [Image: The Frying Dutchmen]

    The Frying Dutchmen

    by polisheinstein

    Belgian style fries and Dutch cafe and street food.

    Milwaukee, WI

    4%  

    funded
    4%
    Raised
    $170
    days left
    9
     
  2.  
    [Image: Da Sports Spot]

    Da Sports Spot

    by dasportsspot

    Da Sports Spot - A sports-themed restaurant and bar in Kapolei, HI

    Kapolei, HI

    0%

    funded
    0%
    Raised
    $0
    days left
    11
     
  3.  
    [Image: Testing101]

    Testing101

    by MaxKurtz

    testing headline goes here.

    Boulder, CO

    4%  

    funded
    4%
    Raised
    $20
    days left
    18
     
  4.  
    [Image: testing303]

    testing303

    by JohnDavidson

    testing headine 303

    Ojai, CA

    2%  

    funded
    2%
    Raised
    $10
    days left
    18
     
  5.  

    60%  

    funded
    60%
    Raised
    $600
    days left
    18
     
  6.  
    Funding closed [Image: Indian Food]

    Indian Food

    by kiritp

    Indian FoodIndian FoodIndian FoodIndian FoodIndian FoodIndian FoodIndian FoodIndian FoodIndian FoodIndian Food

    Mumbai, MH

    106%

    funded
    106%
    Raised
    $1,600
    May 14
    funded
     
  7.  
    [Image: Poke Da Dawg]

    Poke Da Dawg

    by PokeDaDawg

    Poke Da Dawg Hawaii's farmers driven food truck.

    Kailua Kona, HI

    8%  

    funded
    8%
    Raised
    $1,060
    days left
    25
     
  8.  
    [Image: Cocina Heritage The Restaurant]

    Cocina Heritage The Restaurant

    by Cocina

    Pre-hispanic and colonial food from recipes passed on from our great grandmothers and aunts. We need help funding furniture for our upcoming restaurant opening.

    San Antonio, TX

    0%

    funded
    0%
    Raised
    $0
    days left
    33
     
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SUCCESS STORIES

  1.  
    Funding closed [Image: Jeevan Tara Resort]

    Jeevan Tara Resort

    by kiritp

    Jeevan Tara ResortJeevan Tara ResortJeevan Tara ResortJeevan Tara ResortJeevan Tara Resort

    Mumbai, MH

    100%

    funded
    100%
    Raised
    $1,500
    May 14
    funded
     
  2.  
    Funding closed [Image: testing400]

    testing400

    by JohnDavidson

    headling goes here.

    Ojai, CA

    100%

    funded
    100%
    Raised
    $500
    May 12
    funded
     
  3.  
    Funding closed [Image: the nook neighborhood bistro]

    the nook neighborhood bistro

    by thenookhi

    All day breakfast, brunch and lunch.

    Honolulu, HI

    103%

    funded
    103%
    Raised
    $12,420
    Apr 24
    funded
     
  4.  
    Funding closed [Image: S'wich It Up]

    S'wich It Up

    by anthonysalvagno

    Affordable family-friendly sandwiches that uses local ingredients and is accommodating of those with dietary needs.

    Albuquerque, NM

    107%

    funded
    107%
    Raised
    $5,360
    Oct 24, 2013
    funded
     
  5.  
    Funding closed [Image: Hapa Ramen]

    Hapa Ramen

    by mlifeman

    Hapa Ramen is a Portland, Oregon based micro-restaurant that specializes in an original recipe ramen soup and supporting side dishes made with traditional Japanese tec...

    Portland,

    100%

    funded
    100%
    Raised
    $10,050
    Jul 02, 2013
    funded
     
  6.  
    Funding closed [Image: Unique SINGING BARTENDER DINNER AND A SHOW]

    Unique SINGING BARTENDER DINNER AND A SHOW

    by reddsings

    Redds "Sing and Sling" Unique Singing Bartender Dinner and a Show Style Restaurant

    Santa Rosa Beach, FL

    106%

    funded
    106%
    Raised
    $9,600
    Jun 24, 2013
    funded
     
  7.  
    Funding closed [Image: DB's Hot Dog and Sausage Emporium]

    107%

    funded
    107%
    Raised
    $2,150
    May 14, 2013
    funded
     
  8.  
    Funding closed [Image: East End Bakers]

    East End Bakers

    by davidandclare

    Help us buy a new oven to expand our artisan bread offerings.

    Alameda, CA

    100%

    funded
    100%
    Raised
    $500
    Mar 12, 2013
    funded
     

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