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INVEST IN IZO SPIRITS TODAY!

IZO Spirits offers a premium collection of traditional, handcrafted, sustainably-produced Mexican spirits from the heart of Durango, Mexico. IZO speaks to generations of Mezcaleros bringing people together around shared values of community. From the locally-sourced Onyx stoppers, to the elegant hand-applied labels, our meticulously prepared spirits offer perfectly-balanced flavors that are made to enjoy!
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This Reg CF offering is made available through StartEngine Capital, LLC. This investment is speculative, illiquid, and involves a high degree of risk, including the possible loss of your entire investment.
IZO Spirits

REASONS TO INVEST

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IZO is one of the only companies that offers a full line of premium Mexican spirits, including Sotol, Bacanora, Tequila and several types of Mezcal.

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Featured in Forbes, Delish, Hollywood Times and Marketwatch, IZO spirits have garnered awards and dazzled critics, having medaled in every competition in which they have been entered since the production of the first bottle.

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IZO spirits are already in distribution in Arizona, California, Delaware, Illinois, Nevada, New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania. They are also distributed in Costco throughout Mexico.

ABOUT

HEADQUARTERS
5404 Napa Street, Suite 300
San Diego, CA 92110
VALUATION
$25M

IZO Spirits offers a premium collection of traditional, handcrafted, sustainably-produced Mexican spirits from the heart of Durango, Mexico. IZO speaks to generations of Mezcaleros bringing people together around shared values of community. From the locally-sourced Onyx stoppers, to the elegant hand-applied labels, our meticulously prepared spirits offer perfectly-balanced flavors that are made to enjoy!

TEAM

Gaston Martinez
Gaston Martinez
Co-Founder & CEO

A native of Durango, Mexico, Gaston graduated from Universidad Iberro Americana in Mexico City, with a degree in business. As an entrepreneur in Mexico, he worked in various industries including international freight and logistics, and later as a pottery manufacturer. In 2005 he moved to San Diego while working in the restaurant and hospitality industry, eventually moving into the wine and spirits markets, where he developed substantial sales skills and key industry relationships. In 2017 he shared with his friend, Linda Belzberg, his lifelong vision to bring the celebration of his Mexican heritage to the world, by preserving the legacy of pure, all natural mezcal for which his hometown is known. Shortly thereafter, together with Linda’s son Torrey, they created “IZO”, a partnership based in the love of the Mexican culture. Today, they proudly share IZO’s award-winning, sustainably-crafted Mexican spirits with people beyond Durango. When you experience the smooth, sophisticated taste and aroma of any of IZO’s premium spirits, you’re tasting centuries of Mexican tradition.

Linda T. Belzberg
Linda T. Belzberg
Co-Founder and Vice-president

After establishing a successful career in marketing in Vancouver, Canada, Linda transitioned to land development, focusing on single family residential projects. Her success in the Canadian market precipitated a move to San Diego in 2012, where she further developed her love for the real estate investment business. Always looking for a new challenge and sharing Gaston’s interest in the culture of Mexico, Linda embraced her friend Gaston’s idea of creating a natural Mexican spirits company. Along with her son Torrey, they Co-founded “IZO”.

Torrey Belzberg

Torrey Belzberg

Co-Founder and Vice-president

While in his sophomore year at the University of San Diego, Torrey partnered with Gaston and Linda to launch IZO Spirits. Pursuing a degree in Architecture, Torrey’s knowledge of art and CAD software, coupled with his instinct for design, were instrumental in creating the award winning bottle and label for which IZO is renowned. After a year of flying back and forth, from San Diego to Durango, all the while working hand-in-hand with our IZO team at the Distillery, he gained invaluable experience concerning all of the aspects of producing and marketing Mexican spirits. Torrey now serves as a Director and focuses on Creative Design issues.

TERMS

IZO Spirits
Overview
PRICE PER SHARE
$1.25
DEADLINE
Feb 10, 2022
VALUATION
$25M
AMOUNT RAISED
$328,603.90
Breakdown
MIN INVESTMENT
$250.00
MAX INVESTMENT
$100,000.00
MIN NUMBER OF SHARES OFFERED
8,000
OFFERING TYPE
Equity
ASSET TYPE
SHARES OFFERED
Class B Non-voting Common Stock
MAX NUMBER OF SHARES OFFERED
856,000

Maximum Number of Shares Offered subject to adjustment for bonus shares


Company

:

IZO Spirits, Inc.

Corporate Address

:

5404 Napa Street, Suite 300, San Diego, CA 92110

Offering Minimum

:

$10,000.00

Offering Maximum

:

$1,070,000.00

Minimum Investment Amount

(per investor)

:

$250.00











Terms


Offering Type

:

Equity

Security Name

:

Class B Non-voting Common Stock

Minimum Number of Shares Offered

:

8,000

Maximum Number of Shares Offered

:

856,000

Price per Share

:

$1.25

Pre-Money Valuation

:

$25,000,000.00











Forward-Looking Information

THE OFFERING MATERIALS MAY CONTAIN FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS AND INFORMATION RELATING TO, AMONG OTHER THINGS, THE COMPANY, ITS BUSINESS PLAN AND STRATEGY, AND ITS INDUSTRY. THESE FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS ARE BASED ON THE BELIEFS OF, ASSUMPTIONS MADE BY, AND INFORMATION CURRENTLY AVAILABLE TO THE COMPANY’S MANAGEMENT. WHEN USED IN THE OFFERING MATERIALS, THE WORDS “ESTIMATE,” “PROJECT,” “BELIEVE,” “ANTICIPATE,” “INTEND,” “EXPECT” AND SIMILAR EXPRESSIONS ARE INTENDED TO IDENTIFY FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS, WHICH CONSTITUTE FORWARD LOOKING STATEMENTS. THESE STATEMENTS REFLECT MANAGEMENT’S CURRENT VIEWS WITH RESPECT TO FUTURE EVENTS AND ARE SUBJECT TO RISKS AND UNCERTAINTIES THAT COULD CAUSE THE COMPANY’S ACTUAL RESULTS TO DIFFER MATERIALLY FROM THOSE CONTAINED IN THE FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS. INVESTORS ARE CAUTIONED NOT TO PLACE UNDUE RELIANCE ON THESE FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS, WHICH SPEAK ONLY AS OF THE DATE ON WHICH THEY ARE MADE. THE COMPANY DOES NOT UNDERTAKE ANY OBLIGATION TO REVISE OR UPDATE THESE FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS TO REFLECT EVENTS OR CIRCUMSTANCES AFTER SUCH DATE OR TO REFLECT THE OCCURRENCE OF UNANTICIPATED EVENTS.

*Maximum Number of Shares Offered subject to adjustment for bonus shares. See Bonus info below.

Investment Incentives and Bonuses*

Time-Based Perks:

Friends & Family:

Invest within the first 96 hours and receive 6% bonus shares.

Early Bird:

Invest within the following 72 hours and receive 5% bonus shares.

Time Running Out:

Invest within the next 72 hours and receive 4% bonus shares.

Last Chance:
Invest within the following 96 hours and receive 3% bonus shares.

Volume-Based Perks:

Tier 1:

$500 – Receive an IZO hat and 1% bonus shares.

Tier 2:

$1,000 – Receive an IZO hat and flask and 2% bonus shares

Tier 3:

$5,000 – Receive 2 IZO hats and 2 flasks and 3% bonus shares

Tier 4:

$10,000 – Receive 2 IZO hats, 2 Flasks, 2 IZO Mezcal Glasses and 4% bonus shares

Tier 5:

$20,000 – Receive 2 IZO hats, 2 Personalized Flasks, a Set of 4 IZO Mezcal Glasses and a Case of 6 of our IZO Spirits and 7% bonus shares

Tier 6:

$50,000 – Receive 2 IZO hats, 2 Personalized Flasks, a Set of 4 IZO Mezcal Glasses, All 8 of the IZO Products and Dinner with the IZO Directors (at least 2 of the 4) at Javier’s Restaurant in La Jolla and 10% bonus shares

*All perks occur when the offering is completed.

The 10% StartEngine Owners' Bonus

Izo Spirits, Inc. will offer 10% additional bonus shares for all investments that are committed by investors that are eligible for the StartEngine Crowdfunding Inc. OWNer's bonus.

This means eligible StartEngine shareholders will receive a 10% bonus for any shares they purchase in this offering. For example, if you buy 100 shares of Class B Non-voting Common Stock at $1.25 / share, you will receive 110 shares of Class B Non-voting Common Stock, meaning you'll own 110 shares for $125. Fractional shares will not be distributed and share bonuses will be determined by rounding down to the nearest whole share.

This 10% Bonus is only valid during the investors eligibility period. Investors eligible for this bonus will also have priority if they are on a waitlist to invest and the company surpasses its maximum funding goal. They will have the first opportunity to invest should room in the offering become available if prior investments are cancelled or fail.

During the live offering, Investors will only receive a single bonus, which will be the highest bonus rate they are eligible for.

*The perks do not stack, i.e. investors can only recieve one tier or classification of investment incentive. Investors will be awarded the highest tier or classification for which they qualify.

Irregular Use of Proceeds

The Company might incur Irregular Use of Proceeds that may include but are not limited to the following over $10,000: Inter company debt or back payments. Salary payments made to one’s self, a friend or relative.

ALL UPDATES

02.04.22

Time running out!

We are calling on all of our followers to help us reach our immediate need of adding a second line of fermentation and distillation equipment at our distillery.  We have numerous orders from Cutwater Spirits and a rapidly increasing demand for our premium line of IZO spirits in the U.S.  At our distillery's current annual capacity of 100,000 bottles we are barely able to meet this demand.  However, with the incredible 2022 distribution prospects we now have in our pipeline, we doubt that our current capacity is adequate to get us through the year. Consequently, as we wind down our capital campaign, we are asking all of you to help us reach our pressing need by making an investment now, or if you are already a shareholder, adding to your current investment.  Only five days left to invest!


02.03.22

2021 Calendar Year Revenues up 500% over 2020

We are pleased to announce that our calendar year revenues for 2021 exceeded $800,000.  This is an increase of over $655,000 from our 2020 revenues and represents over a 500% increase in sales!  We are looking towards a stronger 2022 and hope that you take advantage of the limited time left to invest in IZO Spirits, Inc.  

02.02.22

Exciting Possible New Distribution!

Hi All,

As we near completion of our Start Engine Campaign we continue to receive good news.  We recently entered into negotiations, through a third party broker, with one of the major cruise lines to begin carrying our premium line of spirits.  As always there is no certainty this will manifest itself into a sales contract, but we know that the buyer of the cruise line is very favorably impressed with our products having received and sampled all of them.  We are optimistic for a favorable outcome, and are asking each of our investors to send positive thoughts our way!  

As we wind down our Start Engine Campaign we hope you will take advantage of our offering and invest before it is too late.  Only a week remains!

01.26.22

Now Selling in Georgia!

We just received our first order from a distributor in Georgia who will be representing our full line of premium spirits!   2022 looks to be a very strong year for revenues.  Negotiations with our Florida distributor are also going well and we expect to have our first order and open sales in that market by the end of the first quarter.  As we wind down our Start Engine Campaign we hope you will take advantage of our offering and invest before it is too late.  Only a couple of weeks left!


 

01.01.22

Happy New Year!

IZO and her friends, as well as all of us at IZO Spirits, Inc., wish you a very safe, prosperous and Spirited New Year!  



12.18.21

Strong End to 2021 in orders from Cutwater Spirits

Hi All,

We just delivered another order to Cutwater Spirits, this time Mezcal Reposado and will be delivering a 9000 bottle order of their Mezcal Joven next January.  In order to keep up with demand they also just placed two new 9000 bottle orders for delivery during the first quarter of 2022.

We are finishing the year strong, as we are having a Very Merry Christmas and it is looking like an incredibly Prosperous New Year! 


Wishing the Warmest of Holiday Wishes to All!


12.11.21

New Order from New York!

Just shipped another pallet of our premium spirits to our New York Distributor!  2022 is shaping up to be a very good year for IZO Spirits, Inc. as we expand into more areas of the country, and continue to see re-orders from our existing accounts.  From all of us at IZO Spirits, we wish you peace, prosperity and happiness throughout the Holidays!  

12.09.21

Arizona New Order

We continue to experience excellent sales through the end of 2021.  We just shipped two pallets to Arizona - one mixed pallet and one pallet of our "Well" Mezcal.  Our distributor there is reporting an increase in sales and they have indicated they should be placing a similar order every quarter in 2022.   Wishing everyone a joyous and "spirited" Holiday Season! 

11.02.21

Notice of Funds Disbursement

[The following is an automated notice from the StartEngine team].

Hello!

As you might know, IZO Spirits has exceeded its minimum funding goal. When a company reaches its minimum on StartEngine, it's about to begin withdrawing funds. If you invested in IZO Spirits be on the lookout for an email that describes more about the disbursement process.


This campaign will continue to accept investments until its indicated closing date.


Thanks for funding the future.

-StartEngine

10.20.21

La Jolla Art and Wine Festival

Another great charity event, with an excellent turn-out and fabulous response at our tasting booth!  This is an annual event supporting local public schools and the arts community in La Jolla.  In addition, countless applications and adoptions for Rescue Pets are made during the event!   A good time was had by all, for some very worthy causes!












REWARDS

Multiple investments in an offering cannot be combined to qualify for a larger campaign perk. Get rewarded for investing more into IZO Spirits.

$250.00

StartEngine Owner’s Bonus

This offering is eligible for the StartEngine Owner’s 10% Bonus program. For details on this program, please see the Offering Summary section below.

$500.00

Tier 1 - $500

Receive an IZO hat and 1% bonus shares.

$1,000.00

Tier 2 - $1,000

Receive an IZO hat and flask and 2% bonus shares

$5,000.00

Tier 3 - $5,000

Receive 2 IZO hats and 2 flasks and 3% bonus shares

$10,000.00

Tier 4 - $10,000

Receive 2 IZO hats, 2 Flasks, 2 IZO Mezcal Glasses and 4% bonus shares

$20,000.00

Tier 5 - $20,000

Receive 2 IZO hats, 2 Personalized Flasks, a Set of 4 IZO Mezcal Glasses and a Case of 6 of our IZO Spirits and 7% bonus shares

$50,000.00

Tier 6 - $50,000

Receive 2 IZO hats, 2 Personalized Flasks, a Set of 4 IZO Mezcal Glasses, All 8 of the IZO Products and Dinner with the IZO Directors (at least 2 of the 4) at Javier’s Restaurant in La Jolla and 10% bonus shares

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