Investing in the bold and bright future of the industry
EP finds itself in a privileged position to get to know about some of the most exciting stories occurring in the industry. These fledgling concepts are led by entrepreneurs that inspire and bring innovation and passion to a sector that is constantly looking to reinvent itself with higher quality offerings. Such young companies are the future and they are often in need of funding to achieve the next level of success. This year crowdfunding has helped several restaurant concepts expand by appealing to the masses for capital to realise their goals. Companies such as BrewDog, River Cottage and Chilango are some of the most recent to raise funds.
During some recent discussions, a question was raised regarding the hospitality industry’s ability to back products, restaurants or industry initiatives. Would leaders in the industry be interested in a hospitality crowdfunding platform that would be designed to feature and create industry-backed success stories?
Below are two exciting concepts entering the market that could be backed by the industry.
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Double Dutch Drinks
Double Dutch is a company creating mixers to serve alongside premium gins and vodkas. Led by Dutch twins, their range of flavours so far includes Pomegranate + Basil and Cucumber + Basil.
Eco Hotels is the world’s first carbon neutral premium value hotel brand of its kind. Building its first hotels in India, the vision of the group is to create a £1 billion premium value hotel brand that supports sustainable living without compromising on the standards of hospitality.
For more information on these concepts please contact Nicole Thompson