In Cash for Chocolate, WSJ outlines several creative ways to raise funds for those of you looking for an innovative solution. I like the idea of “chocolate bonds” where you receive a box of chocolates every month as part of your investment return, or receive a “grocery discount” when investing in a local food market.
There are many ways to get creative … so don't hesitate to think about what you can offer that would be appealing to your ideal investor and test it out on a few of them. The worst that can happen is that they reject the idea and you try something else.
What's the most creative financing idea that's worked for you? Have you seen other innovative financing ideas that work?