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5th September 2022

How to Crowdfund Your Craft Beer Business

In June 2022, A Hoppy Place successfully completed an equity crowdfunder using the Seedrs platform and raised £149,000 in exchange for circa 12% of their business. This money was directly used to pay for the costs of opening their second outlet in Maidenhead.

But as co-owner Dave Hayward writes, “Crowdfunding is not an easy, or simple process – and it’s also one that’s politically challenging to navigate successfully. After all, why should the public help a business expand? What’s in it for them? Why can’t that company get that money of their own accord?”

Having made a very conscious decision to run an Equity crowdfunder to fund their second premises, A Hoppy Place share their insight on why, how, and whether they’d do it again.

You can read the full piece on their site now at

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Press release from A Hoppy Place.

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