Become a referral partner on Mainvest

Create community investment opportunities by introducing your favorite small businesses to Mainvest.

As an individual

If you know local businesses that should raise on Mainvest, click here to refer them to our team and get up to $5,000 if they launch a campaign. Terms apply.

As an ambassador or influencer

If you have a strong online following with a focus on food or retail with brand fit, we'll find a customized solution that makes sense for your audience. Reach out to to learn more.

Who do we work with? What else should I know?

Mainvest works with brick and mortar, B2C businesses like restaurants, cafes, and breweries. On occasion, we work with boutiques, independent hotels, distilleries, and wineries, or real estate deals that are looking for a revenue sharing structure. Mainvest tends not work with services (accountants, coaches, agencies, etc), SAAS companies, or tech startups. If you are a business looking to raise capital, you can sign up at Do not use the referral link to refer yourself.

If you're unsure of whether a business is a good fit for Mainvest, reach out to us with questions via live chat or