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Insight into Crushpad’s “Closing” Vs. “Imminent Closing” Controversy

Insight into Crushpad’s “Closing” Vs. “Imminent Closing” Controversy

“I left a shorter version of this a few minutes ago on Steve Heimoff’s blog (So what’s really going on with Crushpad?). Hope it offers a valid data point. I love Crushpad. It’s been a great business for many people. I do hope Crushpad survives because its failure would affect so many good, gifted, talented […]

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• Crushpad Syndicate Brings Crowdfunding to Wine

Crushpad Syndicate Brings Crowdfunding to Wine

Crushpad, with locations in Sonoma and Bordeaux, today introduced the beta of Crushpad Syndicate to provide prospective wine brand owners a tool for raising money by distributing investment across communities of investors. Using techniques pioneered by companies such as Kiva, Kickstarter and ProFounder, Syndicate leverages the power of communities to achieve the financial strength necessary […]

• Bill Foley Purchases a Portion of Crushpad

Bill Foley Purchases a Portion of Crushpad

The vintner invests in the wine-producing facility and envisions a hospitality experience like no other. Wine Enthusiast’s 2010 Man of the Year Bill Foley, whose portfolio consists of nearly 20 wineries on two continents, is now a minority investor in Crushpad—a custom luxury wine-producing facility that began as a little San Francisco startup before moving […]