Crowns & Hops Brewing Co. on building for community

Crowns & Hops Brewing Co. co-founders Beny Ashburn and Teo Hunter are dedicated to racial equity and being the change they wanted to see in the craft beer industry. We sat down in their future flagship location to hear how they are building space and community in Inglewood, supporting other Black-owned beer brands through their nonprofit 8 Trill Pils, and their advice for other small business owners.

– How they’ve approached building out a brick-and-mortar
– Their experience securing funding and raising capital
– The surprising side of business ownership