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A technology integrated food and beverage concept

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Tapville Franchising Inc., dba Tapville, is a tech-forward food and beverage franchising and licensing concept that makes it easy to integrate self-pour technology. Innovations like advanced data collection and self-service technology give Tapville Franchising Inc locations the capacity to take remarkable strides in the optimization of the customer experience, all while drastically cutting costs of a traditional restaurant.
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Tapville

REASONS TO INVEST

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Self-service technology and advanced data analytics give Tapville Franchising Inc locations a major edge when it comes to cost-cutting, and also position the brand to appeal to tech natives

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Tapville Franchising Inc’s self-pour technology allows for endless taste-testing possibilities of beer, wine, cider and cocktails as well as food

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Founded by a former consultant with expertise in technology integration, Tapville Franchising Inc also has votes of confidence from advisors with formidable credentials in franchising and tech



Welcome to Tapville 

We're the franchisor and licensor of a unique data-integrated taproom, on a mission to redefine the hospitality space as we know it. Our franchisees provide a customer experience uniquely tailored to each and every customer. Our goal is to grow the infrastructure of Tapville so that more and more locations can open up with a product we’ve seen people love.



THE PROBLEM


Restaurants are facing rising costs and providing guests with a personalized experience is incredibly challenging


For years restaurants have operated the same way, based on the same old assumptions. 


They’re absorbing the rising costs of labor (the minimum wage was raised in half of all U.S. states in 2020), tolerating naive operational practices resulting in unnecessary waste, and a missed opportunity to adapt to changing market demand. Accenture’s survey found that an astonishing 82 percent of consumers prefer loyalty programs that are tailored to their specific profile.


With the rise of craft beer, very few bars are equipped to offer cost-effective sampling experiences for beer-loving guests.




We believe restaurants are also one of the few industries that have severely lagged in the adoption of smart data strategies to help scale and run their businesses.





THE SOLUTION


Tapville offers a franchising and licensing model for the age of optimization.


Tapville is a franchising model that will use the latest in data analytics and self-serve technology to offer guests a smooth experience, and franchisees a system that provides a competitive advantage. As well as offering advertising support with unprecedented access to user data … that they can actually use to engage with current and future guests.



Between our Brick & Mortar, Kiosk, and Mobile Taproom concepts for shopping malls, airports and superstores, every location has the ability to offer exactly what their target market needs, without wasting a dollar.


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We take major steps to reduce the cost of labor through innovations like self pour taps (also reducing wasted draft beer, cider and wine), table tablet ordering, while upping the ceiling for customer satisfaction through an increased level of possible customization.


By using advanced data collection, our locations are able to create highly specific profiles on all of our customers, and use these insights to market to similar demographics on social media platforms. This also gives up a leg-up when it comes to tweaking the customer experience, adapting the menu options, and more.


THE MARKET


Gen Z is becoming an increasingly impactful demographic for restaurants and bars


Peak restaurant consumption tends to occur in one’s late 20s and early 30s, and as Gen Z (Born between 1996-2010) ages into that sweet spot, these tech natives will be clamoring for a hospitality brand that mirrors every other part of their lives.


We believe we are also well-positioned to capitalize on the self pour trend. Thanks to our self-pour taps, our franchisees can offer sampling for beer, wine and cider creating an experience unparalleled by traditional bars, satisfying guests while collecting higher margins.


In addition to providing self-pour options, we’re also giving customers shared culinary experiences that bring friends and family together


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In 2019 there were over 770K franchise establishments, and Tapville intends on fusing the massive franchising market, as well as the increased demand for fast-casual, with a data-driven experience in order to become a major disruptor and category creator in the restaurant industry.


We believe we are positioned for growth and success in the post COVID-19 world

Now more than ever, with the lasting effects surely to be caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, we believe our contactless operating procedures, smartphone app ordering and self-pour technology will be even more desirable to guests with public health concerns.



Our concept has procedures, technologies and workflows to position us as the premier hospitality establishment mitigating guest concerns for COVID-19. For example, guests can enjoy a visit to Tapville using our smartphone app for ordering, pouring drinks and paying for their visit without even touching a tablet, credit card, or paper check. Plus, we’ve been doing this for over 5 years and in our opinion have perfected the guest experience.


OUR TRACTION


Our restaurants have generated over $8M in lifetime sales revenue.


Between our flagship brick & mortar 4,500 foot location and all our franchise locations, Tapville restaurants have generated over $8M in lifetime sales revenue. An additional brick & mortar Tapville location is launching soon. In addition, we have two franchised kiosk locations open. We expect to have additional franchises opening in 2021, totaling 30 locations. 



*Image of Tapville franchise location. Investors are investing only in the Tapville Franchising, Inc., which is selling the Tapville franchise model. Franchise locations currently pay a royalty to Tapville Franchising, Inc.

 

Investors are investing only in the Tapville Franchising, Inc., which is selling the Tapville franchise model. Investments in this raise may or may not include investments in to future locations. These affiliate locations currently pay a royalty to Tapville Franchising, Inc. 


Our brand has also become a hot topic for outlets throughout the Chicago area like the

Chicago Tribune, and the Daily Herald



Through these flagship Brick & Mortar prototypes, we’ve been able to refine our product (thanks to our innovative approach to data analytics), and further establish Tapville to franchise our brand.



We’ve since added a new product that customers can franchise in the form of a kiosk location. In the Chicago area, we have two kiosks already open in shopping malls, where patrons can stroll through the shopping center with adult beverages in tow. Since then, we have had 250+ franchise inquiries hoping to become our next franchisee.


*Image of Tapville franchise location. Investors are investing only in the Tapville Franchising, Inc., which is selling the Tapville franchise model. Franchise locations currently pay a royalty to Tapville Franchising, Inc.


Additionally, 7 of the top 10 REITs (real estate investment trusts) have contacted our team to inquire about adding our concept to their retail centers.


WHAT WE DO


We're a highly specialized franchising and licensing opportunity.


Our Brick & Mortar Restaurant operates carefully to bring together efficiency and outstanding customer experience.



*Image of Tapville franchise location. Investors are investing only in the Tapville Franchising, Inc., which is selling the Tapville franchise model. Franchise locations currently pay a royalty to Tapville Franchising, Inc.

 

This starts the moment guests walk in the door: They receive an RFID card (pre-authorized via their credit card), which keeps track of their tab throughout their visit. On their way out, they simply drop their card in an Express Check-out box and they’re free to go. Takeout or delivery is also available via Tapville mobile ordering.


*Image of Tapville franchise location. Investors are investing only in the Tapville Franchising, Inc., which is selling the Tapville franchise model. Franchise locations currently pay a royalty to Tapville Franchising, Inc.

  

Our other two models are Kiosks and Mobile Taprooms, smaller locations that can be opened in places like retail centers or airports, or, in the case of our Mobile Kiosks, dynamic locations outdoor events, festivals and private events.


*Image of Tapville franchise location. Investors are investing only in the Tapville Franchising, Inc., which is selling the Tapville franchise model. Franchise locations currently pay a royalty to Tapville Franchising, Inc.






THE BUSINESS MODEL


Our revenue comes directly from royalties, franchise fees and licensing fees.


Franchisees pay us a franchise fee for the right to open up one of our locations. We collect a one-time franchisee fee of approximately $44k from brick & mortar and approximately $19.5k from kiosks. We train, market, and support our locations — allowing us to ensure a high degree of consistency among our locations. We also receive royalty fees from every location, and in return, we give them the right to operate using our brand and trademark.


All capital for franchisee locations are funded by the franchisee, which helps greatly reduce our upfront costs and risk.





We expect our royalties to scale with the revenue of our locations - we take 5% of the location's total sales annually:


  • Based on the historical performance of the Tapville flagship location, we anticipate new franchise locations to generate once fully operational in the range of $2M -  $3.5M annually, in which Tapville collects $120K - $210K in royalties per location.

  • We expect fully operational Kiosks to have unit volumes from $350K -  $800K in which Tapville collects $17.5K - $40K in royalties per location.

With our systems, our past franchisees have already outperformed large chains and still haven’t fully realized the economies of scale

The prime cost, which is the metric to gauge the success of a restaurant is the cost of goods sold such as labor, food, and beverage costs. Most large successful chain establishments typically yield 60% - 65% prime cost.


Using our technology and business model built into our franchise can deliver prime cost targets in the 48% - 55% range. We expect Tapville kiosks to deliver a low 30% - 35% prime cost. 


We believe that our model for Tapville Franchised locations cuts down on the industry average waste levels by 20%, allowing us a potential gross profit on beverage sales over 82%.


We believe our business model has the ability to outperform large chains when operating at the highest level. Even though we’ve seen this performance at some of our first affiliate and franchised locations, that is not a guarantee that we will see the same performance at new locations. Opening new locations and new businesses contains inherent risks. We are hopeful though that as our franchise system grows, we will further increase our buying power with suppliers to reduce our cost of goods sold. In our view, large chains would have to reconfigure their entire business and operating model to realize these metrics. Today, you would be investing in the Tapville Franchising brand and helping us continue to grow.








HOW WE ARE DIFFERENT


We believe our proprietary data insights give our franchisees a leg up on competitors

*Image of Tapville franchise location. Investors are investing only in the Tapville Franchising, Inc., which is selling the Tapville franchise model. Franchise locations currently pay a royalty to Tapville Franchising, Inc. 



We compete with other food and beverage concepts to attract franchisees, and we believe one of our most valuable advantages lies in our tech-forward approach. When we pitch our concept to franchisees, we are able to back up our approach with the latest in data analytics, and promise that their franchise will have the full weight of our optimization strategies behind them.



All of our data is shared among all of our locations, and the larger we grow, the more powerful our data becomes.


Larger chains have tried to copy our model, but we believe that their ingrained processes and intractable investments make the switch far too disruptive.



THE VISION


Using technology to disrupt the hospitality industry and become the premier self-service franchisor


We want to completely redefine the hospitality industry by making Tapville known to everyone. Through the number of franchise applications we’ve been seeing, as well as the success of the eight active affiliate locations that are currently in operation, we truly believe that Tapville has the potential to create a completely new type of experience.



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OUR TEAM


Major players with a history of bringing tech to hospitality


Our Founder and CEO Joseph Tota has spent over 20 years as a consultant to some of the world's largest brands in areas like technology integration and organizational development and decided to take all he’d learned and combine it with his love of excellent food and beer to start Tapville.


Alongside Joseph are a team of advisors and investors who run the gambit from franchising experts like Sean Thomas (Grandson of Dave Thomas, Founder of Wendy’s), to data gurus like Brandt Kucharski, former Chief Accounting Officer of Grubhub.





WHY INVEST


We’re a proven concept with a clear path toward fast-paced scale


There’s one thing that every industry has in common: Technology will always be around the corner and poised to disrupt.


Hospitality is an old-fashioned industry, with a ton of inertia, but we have already proven that our concept of bringing tech to the industry was a smashing success, and our waitlist of franchisees can attest to that.


*Image of Tapville franchise location. Investors are investing only in the Tapville Franchising, Inc., which is selling the Tapville franchise model. Franchise locations currently pay a royalty to Tapville Franchising, Inc.



We believe that by taking the best parts about classic bars and restaurants — great drinks and delicious food — and eliminating the costly elements that are getting in the way, we have a business model that can become a category-defining phenomenon.



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ABOUT

HEADQUARTERS
216 S. Washington Street
Naperville, IL 60540
VALUATION
$28.13M
PREVIOUSLY CROWDFUNDED
$1M

Tapville Franchising Inc., dba Tapville, is a tech-forward food and beverage franchising and licensing concept that makes it easy to integrate self-pour technology. Innovations like advanced data collection and self-service technology give Tapville Franchising Inc locations the capacity to take remarkable strides in the optimization of the customer experience, all while drastically cutting costs of a traditional restaurant.

TEAM

Joseph Tota
Joseph Tota
CEO & Director

Joe designed the concept of Tapville Social in 2016 during one of his frequent visits to Union Pier, Michigan, along the Red Arrow Highway. Professionally, Joe was a management consultant with Accenture and founded his own firm that was acquired. His consulting background was focused on working with large franchise companies on technology, operational training and growth strategies. Joe is an avid ultrarunner and has a deep belief that hard work, entrepreneurship and a healthy lifestyle are the keys to happiness. 

Sean Thomas

Sean Thomas

Advisor

Sean’s deep passion for the food and hospitality industry is in his DNA – literally. Raised in Columbus, Ohio, Sean spent his formative years immersed in the burger business through his grandfather, Dave Thomas, the founder of Wendy’s. 

In addition to holding various positions at Wendy’s, Sean expanded his hands-on knowledge of the industry by working at Lettuce Entertain You, in various front-of-house/back-of-house roles, then graduating from the Lettuce Entertain You Enterprise internship/management program. Most recently, Sean has founded Fresh Stack Burger Company, a PE-backed, fast-casual burger concept with plans to open multiple locations in the Midwest. 

Brandt Kucharski

Brandt Kucharski

Advisor

Brandt is the former Chief Accounting Officer at GrubHub, helping the company grow from $3 million in revenue to $1 billion in 15 years. He has experience in a variety of industries including manufacturing, professional services, hospitality, retail and financial services.

Brandt spent the first half of his career in Crowe Horwath’s audit practice managing public financial statement audits and performing Sarbanes Oxley 404 consulting. He transitioned to the transaction services/investment banking group, managing private placements and buy/sell side transaction services for private equity investors, lenders and corporations.

Brian Brammeier

Brian Brammeier

Advisor

Brian started his career designing and maintaining hospital computer systems for labor and delivery departments. While working toward graduating early at Illinois State University, he also worked at Discover Financial in security engineering for two years. Brian has been running BCS since 1998, taking it from a single person residential practice to a company with enterprise-pedigree consultants. In 2020, BCS merged with Ntiva, and he now serves as their Chief Strategy Officer and as well as an owner.

Stuart Baum

Stuart Baum

Advisor

Stuart is an owner/investor in Tapville Social and the Naperville, Illinois, location. He is President of LargerPond, a well-respected marketing consulting firm for growing businesses, and Managing Director of Altura Group, a business strategy and operational consulting firm. Stuart’s restaurant experience goes back to having worked in all roles at a franchise steakhouse, eventually becoming head chef and de facto general manager. During his marketing career, he led the restaurateur side of the iDine (Rewards Network) launch and growth, and was a consultant for Restaurant.com, focused on restaurateur relations and retention.

Sean O'Leary

Sean O'Leary

Advisor

Sean authors the influential blog Irish Liquor Lawyer and has been cited numerous times in multiple influential publications such as Forbes, Decanter, And Wine Spectator. He represents innovators in the liquor industry. Also, he lobbies on behalf of the liquor industry, and successfully lobbied the Illinois legislature to expand privileges for retailers.

Before launching O’Leary Law and Policy Group, LLC, he served as Chief Legal Counsel with the Illinois Liquor Control Commission. While at the Commission, Sean helped revolutionize the Illinois liquor industry by cracking down on illegal bootlegging, advocating for the expansion of allowable discounting practices, developing standards for contract brewing, and drafting tied-house regulations. Sean attended the University of North Carolina and received his law degree from Chicago - Kent College of Law.

 Bobby Turner

Bobby Turner

Advisor

Bobby is the COO of HERBL, California’s largest cannabis distributor and supply chain solutions company. Before HERBL, he served as Regional President at Whole Foods where he helped grow their retail footprint by 170%.

Prior to his role as Regional President, he served as Vice-President at Whole Foods where he oversaw pricing, placement, selection for sales in all categories and managed P&L. 

He has spent more than 30 years in management at Whole Foods helping to scale the national brand as well as fostering results in business development, team building, driving revenue growth and community engagement. 

Don DiBrita

Don DiBrita

Marketing Consultant

An experienced team leader, social media strategist and marketer, Don is passionate about growing communities and implementing modern digital marketing strategies.

He is a certified email and content marketer that has worked with brands in the food and beverage industry like breweries, restaurants, events and professional sports teams. Don is also the founder of a 60,000-member international beer club.

Courtney Skallerup-Wilde

Courtney Skallerup-Wilde

Vice President of Quick Service Operations

Courtney has been working in franchise and retail operations for 15 years. The last six years were spent as a founding employee of a franchise brand that she helped grow from three locations to 84. She is passionate about building relationships and providing support to all members of the Tapville team. Courtney is responsible for working with the owners and operations team at our kiosk and mobile unit locations to ensure the business is operating effectively and efficiently.

Joshua Patrick

Joshua Patrick

Senior Vice President of Franchising & Real Estate

Josh is responsible for growing the franchise brand by working with prospects all over the US to join the Tapville system. He also heads up the Real Estate team at Tapville, securing A+ locations in major US markets to expand the Tapville footprint. 

Before Tapville, Joshua helped grow at Altitude Trampoline Parks of Southlake, TX where he served as the Executive Vice President of Franchise Development as well as the Executive Vice President of Global Finance. 

TERMS

Tapville
Overview
PRICE PER SHARE
$6.25
DEADLINE
Jun 30, 2022
VALUATION
$28.13M
AMOUNT RAISED
$508,225.90
Breakdown
MIN INVESTMENT
$200.00
MAX INVESTMENT
$107,000.00
MIN NUMBER OF SHARES OFFERED
1,600
OFFERING TYPE
Equity
ASSET TYPE
COMMON
SHARES OFFERED
Class B Common Stock
MAX NUMBER OF SHARES OFFERED
628,800

Maximum Number of Shares Offered subject to adjustment for bonus shares


Company

:

Tapville Franchising Inc.

Corporate Address

:

216 S. Washington Street, Naperville, IL 60540

Offering Minimum

:

$10,000.00

Offering Maximum

:

$3,930,000.00

Minimum Investment Amount

(per investor)

:

$200.00











Terms


Offering Type

:

Equity

Security Name

:

Class B Common Stock

Minimum Number of Shares Offered

:

1,600

Maximum Number of Shares Offered

:

628,800

Price per Share

:

$6.25

Pre-Money Valuation

:

$28,132,800.00











*Maximum number of shares offered subject to adjustment for bonus shares. See bonus info below.

Investment Incentives*

**Previous Tapville investors receive 3% Bonus Shares

Franchisees can credit 50% of their investment towards a franchise fee. Offer valid for qualified franchisees.

$250+ | The Beer Expert

Invest $250+ and you’ll receive a 5% Tapville discount to use at all Tapville locations, plus you will receive free access to our online beer education course to become a world-class beer expert.

$500+ | I Am Beer Legend

Invest $500+ and you’ll receive our online beer education course and a 10% Tapville discount card.

$1,000+ | The Pour Master

Invest $1,000+ and you’ll receive our online beer education course and a 15% Tapville discount card. 

 $5,000 | My Beer

Invest $5,000+ and you’ll receive our online beer education course and a 25% Tapville discount card.

$10,000 | The Owner

Invest $10,000+ and you'll receive our online beer education course and a 50% Tapville discount card.

*All perks occur when the offering is completed.

**Previous investeors will received 3% Bonus Shares in addition to whatever other investment incetives they qualify for.

***Investment incentives do not stack, i.e. investment incentive tiers cannot be combined, and an investor will only receive the incentives associated with the hightest tier for which they qualify. The previous investor bonus is the only exception.

The 10% StartEngine Owners' Bonus

The Company 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 Common Stock at $6.25 / share, you will receive 10 additional shares of Class B Common Stock, meaning you'll own 110 shares for $625. 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.

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

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: Vendor payments.

ALL UPDATES

06.29.22

Last Day to Invest In Tapville!

Today is the last day to invest in Tapville! Let us know if you have any questions. 

06.28.22

1 Day Left To Invest In Tapville!

Just 1 day left to invest in Tapville.

06.27.22

Tapville adding self-pour wine by the bottle with new partnership

Tapville is excited to announce a partnership with Enomatic, a leader in self-pour wine dispensers. Tapville will be adding self-pour wine to franchise locations which gives guests the opportunity to sample higher quality wine by the bottle served by the ounce.

In addition to adding the Enomatic wine dispenser to franchise locations, Tapville is the exclusive distributor of Enomatic in the Great Lakes region to sell this highly specialized product line to other industry partners.


Enomatic - https://enomatic.com/

Press release to follow.

06.24.22

Just 5 Days Left To Invest In Tapville!

Just 5 days left to invest in Tapville! Let us know if you have any questions.

06.23.22

Time Is Running Out To Invest In Tapville - Video Message From Our CEO, Joseph Tota

Time is running out to invest in Tapville. Here is a message from our CEO, Joseph Tota. 



06.22.22

Just 7 Days Left To Invest In Tapville

Just 7 days left to invest in Tapville! Let us know if you have any questions.

06.21.22

Message from CEO

Hi StartEngine Community,


Thank you for your support over the past year. Tapville launched our first campaign nearly two years' ago and we have made tremendous progress for our franchisees, licensees and investors. We are in the final days of our campaign and I urge you to consider your investment before our campaign ends.

To summarize our highlights as a company, we accomplished the following:

1. Executed agreements to launch over 65 franchise locations

2. Tapville increased revenue 10.2X year-over-year in 2021

3. Demonstrated that our proof of concept is viable in the marketplace through successful location openings and profitability

4. Increased our corporate team staff to 12 employees to help with new store openings

5. Operating over 12 locations nationally, with more planned before year-end


We do appreciate all your support. As a company, our team is committed to our vision and core values to continue to expand our brand nationally. Please do consider another final investment to help support our growth.


Cheers!

Joseph Tota

Founder & CEO



06.20.22

Just 9 Days Left to Invest in Tapville

Thank you to the StartEngine community for your support. Just 9 days left to invest in Tapville. Let us know if you have any questions.

 

06.16.22

Less Than Two Weeks Left To Invest In Tapville!

Thank you to the StartEngine community for your support. We are wrapping up our campaign in 13 days. Let us know if you have any questions. 

06.15.22

Notice of Funds Disbursement

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

Hello!

As you might know, Tapville 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 Tapville 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










REWARDS

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

$200.00

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.

$250.00

$250+ | The Beer Expert

Invest $250+ and you’ll receive a 5% Tapville discount to use at all Tapville locations, plus you will receive free access to our online beer education course to become a world-class beer expert.

$500.00

$500+ | I Am Beer Legend

Invest $500+ and you’ll receive our online beer education course and a 10% Tapville discount card.

$1,000.00

$1,000+ | The Pour Master

Invest $1,000+ and you’ll receive our online beer education course and a 15% Tapville discount card.

$5,000.00

$5,000 | My Beer

Invest $5,000+ and you’ll receive our online beer education course and a 25% Tapville discount card.

$10,000.00

$10,000 | The Owner

Invest $10,000+ and you'll receive our online beer education course and a 50% Tapville discount card.

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1) Regulation A offerings (JOBS Act Title IV; known as Regulation A+), which are offered to non-accredited and accredited investors alike. These offerings are made through StartEngine Primary, LLC (unless otherwise indicated). 2) Regulation D offerings (Rule 506(c)), which are offered only to accredited investors. These offerings are made through StartEngine Primary, LLC. 3) Regulation Crowdfunding offerings (JOBS Act Title III), which are offered to non-accredited and accredited investors alike. These offerings are made through StartEngine Capital, LLC. Some of these offerings are open to the general public, however there are important differences and risks.


Any securities offered on this website have not been recommended or approved by any federal or state securities commission or regulatory authority. StartEngine and its affiliates do not provide any investment advice or recommendation and do not provide any legal or tax advice with respect to any securities. All securities listed on this site are being offered by, and all information included on this site is the responsibility of, the applicable issuer of such securities. StartEngine does not verify the adequacy, accuracy or completeness of any information. Neither StartEngine nor any of its officers, directors, agents and employees makes any warranty, express or implied, of any kind whatsoever related to the adequacy, accuracy, or completeness of any information on this site or the use of information on this site. See additional general disclosures here.


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Canadian Investors Investment opportunities posted and accessible through the site will not be offered to Canadian resident investors. Potential investors are strongly advised to consult their legal, tax and financial advisors before investing. The securities offered on this site are not offered in jurisdictions where public solicitation for offerings is not permitted; it is solely your responsibility to comply with the laws and regulations of your country of residence.


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StartEngine’s Reg A+ offering is made available through StartEngine Crowdfunding, Inc. This investment is speculative, illiquid, and involves a high degree of risk, including the possible loss of your entire investment. For more information about this offering, please view StartEngine’s offering circular and risk associated with this offering.