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Bristol Chai launches its crowdfunding campaign!

27 March 2017




Bristol Chai: the start of a new adventure!

This spring, Gabriel Svaldi, proud member of the Camellia Sinensis since 2009, will open the first chai bar in Quebec, right in the heart of Montreal (Prince Arthur and Clark). A charming ambiance and setting that combines Montreal’s dynamism and India’s warmth, wrapped with the unique combined scents of spices and homemade pastries.

On March 27th, Bristol Chai will officially launch the Bristol Chai crowdfunding campaign. Join the community and its unique cultural and gastronomical experience!

Watch the video to learn more about the project (in French): 

Bristol Chai, un bar à chai à Montréal

What is crowdfunding?

Crowdfunding is an innovative way to launch a company where the “project initiators” offer a reward in exchange for a sum of money meant to finance the launch. This approach helps to develop an involved community around the project as the donors are likely to become future clients which favours the launch process.

Ulule was chosen as the crowdfunding platform, a world class association with a dynamic team, mainly because of their passion of entrepreneurship. Intrigued? Find out more about them right here.

Why is Bristol Chai launching this campaign?

There’s no doubt Bristol Chai has come a long way since they’ve embarked on this great adventure, however, they need additional support from the community for the final steps of this project.

Truth be told, for Bristol Chai it’s much more than a simple fundraising as it will help them open the first chai bar in Quebec. To help them accomplish this, they’ll still need to build our centrepiece: a wooden U-shaped bar as well as improve the kitchen gear and also implement a distribution network.

To know more, follow Bristol Chai on Facebook.


How to get involved in the project?

A chai bar in Montreal sounds like your cup of tea? Here are a few ways to get involved:


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