More businesses are being funded by investment crowdfunding than ever before. Everyone has an opportunity to build up their community by investing in small businesses they love and startups innovating new technology.
SongVest on DealMaker
- Raleigh, NC
- SongVest is the first music marketplace to offer Fans and Investors unprecedented access to purchase fractional shares of royalties from their favorite songs and artists
Neurish on Young America Partners
- Fuquay Varina, NC
- Neurish is creating a platform-based support system for people diagnosed with chronic conditions
BNNano on Netcapital
- Burlington, NC
- BNNano is an advanced manufacturing company that innovates, develops, and produces nanoscale and engineering materials designed to increase efficiency, reduce energy consumption, and remove environmental contaminants.
Chilling on Republic
- Cary, NC
- Chilling gives independent creators a platform to share content and compete against studios that create generic material just to hit metrics and sell tickets.
Plat Capital Fund on Republic
- Pilot Mountain, NC
- There are 3 North Carolina cities in the top 25 best places to live in America, according to US News Real Estate. Plat Capital is on a mission to acquire, manager and dispose of a portfolio of single-family vacation rentals along the North Carolina coast.
Solib Solutions on Netcapital
- Cary, NC
- aiming to revolutionize the battery industry through the creation of solid-state, low-cost hybrid batteries
Aristotle Spirits on Wefunder
- Raleigh, NC
- Recent winner of 2 Gold Medals at San Francisco World Spirits Competition
- Utilizes founder’s experience as a chemist to create the finest-crafted spirits
BisonEV Retrofits Inc on Castle Placement
- Old Ford, NC
- Converting to electric is less expensive than purchasing a new electric vehicle
- Demand from fleets of school buses, last mile delivery vans and rideshare vehicles
Some Previous Successful Raises
Based in Raleigh, NC, Offline is a subscription-based restaurant recommendation service that encourages people to disconnect from technology and try a new restaurant each month with family and friends.
Offline raised $2,000,000
Based in Raleigh, NC, GoBe designed a snack spinner that empowers kids to pick their own snacks and manage their portions, and teaches them to listen to their body and self-regulate.
GoBe raised $359,634
180 Float Spa is locally owned and operated in Boone, NC. At 180 Float Spa you will experience zero gravity in a sensory controlled environment, encouraging the mind and body to connect, heal and find relief through float therapy.
180 Float Spa raised $21,000 in 8 months
BatteryXchange is a rental platform for portable batteries that supplies the power you need to live life charged. Pick one up at a mobile charging kiosk, and return to whichever kiosk is most convenient, even if you’re on the move.
BatteryXchange raised $111,975 from 90 investors in 10 months.
Biotech Restorations is an environmental remediation company that utilizes an exclusively licensed biological bacterial formulary to naturally remediate soil contaminate materials known to be harmful to humans and the environment.
Biotech Restorations raised $28,650 from 53 investors in 4 months.
BLAZnTECH introduced the world’s first and only Motorized Weapons Cleaning System, a pocket-sized power tool that manages to quickly and effectively (without any disassembly) clean the most commonly used rifles and handguns.
BLAZnTECH raised $68,706 from 153 investors in 12 months.
As of October 2021, BNNano is currently the only company in the world with a commercially viable manufacturing process for Boron Nitride Nanotubes, which they pioneered the patent pending NanoBarb™. It means aluminum can become as strong as steel or titanium. It means copper can provide advanced thermal management solutions. It means polyester can behave like Kevlar™. It means heat sinks can be made of plastic. In short, it means new capabilities in water purification, fire prevention and hypersonic travel.
BNNano was the 1st NC based ‘venture-grade’ company to raise $1M+ on Regulation Crowdfunding.
They raised $1,069,655.
Darklin Wars is breaking the pay-to-play model by creating a game that is familiar to experienced players in terms of basic mechanics, but is very rich and deep. Providing them with a player-centric experience that no other MMORTS current does.
Darklin Wars raised $24,102 from 36 investors in 6 months.
Firehawk Brewpub is a Mount Holly, NC-based business offering high quality, well-crafted food and beverages that pay homage to the area’s history and heritage. A mix of bbq shack, fish camp and church potluck fare that evokes nostalgia while introducing modern techniques and fresh, seasonal ingredients not utilized by other area restaurants. A curated collection of small-batch creative beers, brewed in-house – Mount Holly’s first brewery! Creekside tables and water access will make this a truly unique experience.
Firehawk raised $80,200.
Franny’s Farmacy is producing some of the best quality products in the industry. By controlling every step of the process from seed to shelf, Franny’s ensures that every customer enjoys a safe, natural, self-regulated CBD experience.
Franny’s Farmacy raised $272,174 from 544 investors in 15 months.
Blockchain privacy from the software guy who built for restaurants and retailers. Indulj helps breweries manage mug clubs and memberships without sacrificing the personal touch.
GoBeep raised $554,383 from 116 investors.
GreenLifeTech Corporation has intellectual property on technology which extends the life of produce by up to 5x and the freshness of other consumables, such as wine.
GreenLifeTech raised $292,870 from 112 investors.
HA! Snacks (formerly Macro Snacks) are macronutrient balanced, plant-based protein snacks designed to help you reach your health goals. They’ve created tasty snacks in the flavors you love, optimized with complex carbs and healthy fats. The gluten-free, NON-Gmo, vegan and kosher snacks contain essential macronutrients that allow you to indulge while getting the nutrition you need.
Macro Snacks closed 2 successful offerings:
In 2020, they raised $63,492 from 88 investors.
In 2021, they raised $85,834 from 190 investors.
HUBB Kitchens (J. Johnson & Company L.L.C.) created ‘co-working’ for food & drink entrepreneurs and his startup landed a collaboration with the REEF & RDU to create the 1st multi-faceted ghost kitchen in an airport in the country.
HUBB raised $67,450 from 22 investors.
We are a community owned accelerator built by founders and run in collaboration with other founders. We help founders capitalize their startups and scale through crowd connections who propel their growth. Our goal is to help 1,000 founders by 2030.
We raised $131,975 from 29 investors.
“Kill Giggles” is a story, a screenplay, and soon to be a feature film like no other. Tommy dos Santos wasn’t born a psychopath, really, nor was he made into a sociopath, per se. He walked a path that will run red with the blood of the foulest most fiendishly frightening creatures ever conceived by man – CLOWNS.
Kill Giggles raised $21,338.55 from 56 investors in 5 months.
LiveWell Assisted Living & Home Care provides elder care through unique assisted living micro-communities and in-home senior care assistance. We have addressed the need and demand for residential care with new and more lucrative alternatives to the traditional nursing home business model.
LiveWell raised $162,464 from 54 investors.
Lonerider Spirits was born from Lonerider Brewing Company, one of the top 150 largest breweries in the U.S., and has the advantage of sharing that established branding.
Lonerider raised $129,239 from 113 investors.
Founded in 2015 to craft a regionally inspired Single Malt, Oak and Grist offers a new generation of 100% from scratch spirits informed by the traditions of Scotland and inspired by those of Appalachia. The same passion and curiosity our mentor Edwin brought to his storied career in Scotland, is evident in every small batch of Oak and Grist’s spirits.
Oak & Grist raised $140,094 from 76 investors.
The Residences at the Albemarle Hotel is a real estate redevelopment project in the heart of Stanly county. We’re pursuing a local market opportunity while reclaiming and protecting the history of Albemarle for future generations to enjoy.
The Residences at the Albemarle Hotel raised $1,800,000 in 1 month.
The Residences at Diamond Ridge is an apartment complex located just 1.25 miles from downtown Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Although the complex is fully leased, there is an opportunity to renovate and add long-term value to the property by doing significant interior and exterior renovations and increasing rents to market levels.
The Residences at Diamond Ridge raised $290,000 from 79 investors in 4 months.
Scinovia is based our of Raleigh and produces state-of-the-art diagnostics to help doctors make more data-driven decisions during procedures to save more lives. Scinovia developed VUFLOW, the future of non-contact imaging diagnostics for blood flow during surgery.
Scinovia successfully raised $115,904 from 82 investors.
Soteria’s mission is simple: prevent car accidents; save lives. The purpose of creating the Safe Driving System is to offer parents and other users technology that can eliminate up to 86% of car accidents from ever happening.
Soteria raised $170,010.00 from 91 investors in 5 months.
SWIPEBY is a technology platform that empowers businesses to drive off-premise sales and connect with customers. SWIPEBY gives customers direct access to their favorite local restaurants through easy mobile ordering and convenient curbside pickup.
SWIPEBY raised $324,629 from 1,125 investors in 3 months.
The Good Kitchen makes eating well easy. When Amber first started The Good Kitchen, she had a simple concept in mind: to make nutritious, healthy and great tasting meals easily accessible to everyone. It’s a rather simple concept, borne out of her own life experiences, having seen firsthand the importance of eating well in order to live better. For herself and her family.
The Good Kitchen raised $290,781 from 540 investors.
Over the past nine years, Wehrloom has grown from a walkout basement into a manufacturing facility and retail store that harvests and package honey, produces a full line of skincare products, beeswax candles, and is a “winery” focusing on mead.
Wehrloom raised $107,000 from 119 investors in 7 months.