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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: Cool Fruit Sensations]

    Cool Fruit Sensations

    by drinkfresh1

    Cool Fruit Sensations takes the freshest fruits and combines them in our special , no machinery, process to create the most refreshing, delicious, and healthy drinks o...

    Harvey, LA

    0%

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    $0
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  2.  
    [Image: The Pop Stop]

    The Pop Stop

    by PopStop

    Bring the The Pop Stop's new frozen dessert truck to an event near you this summer by supporting it today!

    Sharpsburg,

    11%  

    funded
    11%
    Raised
    $1,150
    days left
    25
     
  3.  
    [Image: Woody's Surf Ranch]

    Woody's Surf Ranch

    by Gibbys

    Great grub and drinks in a fun party like atmosphere that will be your new favorite place to hang. This is where the world comes to party when they are not on vacation...

    Thomasville, GA

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    $0
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  4.  
    [Image: Makon Bakon]

    Makon Bakon

    by MakonBakon2014

    Bacon themed food truck in Central Virginia. Help me make my dream come true and feed the masses BACON!!!

    Fredericksbug,

    0%

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    $0
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    [Image: eatery. a gastropub]

    eatery. a gastropub

    by ampeduplife

    I'm Holly and I want to feed you. I am a classic overachiever in that I have been eating since birth. While the hilarity of that sinks in lets talk food. I want you t...

    Panama City Beach,

    0%  

    funded
    0%
    Raised
    $170
    days left
    86
     
  6.  
    [Image: SweeTooth Bakery & Catering]

    SweeTooth Bakery & Catering

    by larrabeew

    We are seeking $5000 for leasing a building and buying equipment.

    Rice Lake,

    0%

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    $0
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  7.  
    [Image: Hoke Poke]

    Hoke Poke

    by HokePoke

    Build your own poke bowls, poke burritos, poke nachos and more!

    Dublin, CA

    0%

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    $0
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  8.  
    [Image: Hot Lunch, Ladies]

    Hot Lunch, Ladies

    by hotlunchladies

    "A simple menu of lunch-time classics served by the Hot Lunch Truck, Ladies"

    Lebanon,

    0%

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    0%
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    $0
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SUCCESS STORIES

  1.  
    Funding closed [Image: Elbow Joint]

    101%

    funded
    101%
    Raised
    $1,010
    Jul 28, 2014
    funded
     
  2.  
    Funding closed [Image: Jeevan Tara Resort]

    Jeevan Tara Resort

    by kiritp

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    Mumbai, MH

    100%

    funded
    100%
    Raised
    $1,500
    May 14, 2014
    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, 2014
    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
     

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