Boone County Economic Development Commision

sgZIONSVILLE, Ind. – The Boone County Economic Development Corporation (Boone EDC) announced today its sponsorship of Bryan Long, Founder of Crave.ly, for a membership at zWorks, Zionsville’s co-working and entrepreneurship space.  Crave.ly is a food-finding website that allows users to search by ingredient or dish to determine what foods are available locally.  Crave.ly offers two plans for restaurant, bar, and food truck owners to add their menus into its mobile-friendly, on-demand website, and looks to expand in the central Indiana market.

The GROW (Gumption, Resources, Opportunities, Workplace) program was designed to facilitate an entrepreneur’s first steps toward developing their business in Boone County.  This is an annual membership program offered by the Boone EDC to a qualified entrepreneur looking to grow in Boone County.

IMG_4951“I am excited to be given this opportunity to grow at zWorks and in Boone County,” said Bryan Long.  “Boone County has a lot of great, non-chain style restaurants, which is our target market.  We want users to learn about the great food options located nearby.”

“Entrepreneurship is key to economic development,” says Molly Whitehead, Executive Director of the Boone EDC.  “We want to welcome and cultivate entrepreneurs and small businesses as they comprise a critical piece of our economy.  Successful small businesses mean more jobs and greater opportunities for communities. Business growth attracts other entrepreneurs when they see colleagues being locally supported.”

As a special thank you, Crave.ly is offering any restaurant, bar, or food truck that hears about their membership with zWorks and the Boone EDC a special 50% off their monthly price.  Interested venues can enter the referral code “zWorks” when they register online at www.cravely.com.

About Crave.ly:

Crave.ly gives consumers the power to search for whatever food they are craving at the time and see real menus of restaurants in their area.  Crave.ly also gives restaurants a powerful way to reach their audiences by offering online menus and pricing in a convenient manner.  Crave.ly is looking to expand rapidly!  Contact Bryan Long (bryan@cravely.com) if you are interested in joining their team or becoming an investor.

About zWorks:

zWorks is a non-profit, membership based co-working and entrepreneur space located in the heart of downtown Zionsville, Indiana.  Started in April of 2015, zWorks provides entrepreneurs and small businesses a casual, fun and inspiring alternative to more traditional workspaces.  zWorks currently hosts over 100 members.  Find more information on zWorks at http://www.zworks.org/.

About the Boone EDC:

The Boone County Economic Development Corporation (Boone EDC) gives consultants, business leaders, and public officials the information needed to succeed when expanding or relocating businesses to Boone County, Indiana.  To learn more about the Boone EDC, visit www.BooneEDC.org.

Source: Boone County Economic Development Corporation