|Description||Equity Crowdfunding for Startups|
|Seed, 2/2012 ||$1.3M|
RockThePost, which is a direct investment marketplace where high growth early-stage startups get connected with investors. As of November 2013, startups featured on the platform have collectively raised over $21 million.
Primarily focused in the U.S. market, RockThePost feature high quality early stage startups from a number of different industries, including tech, mobile, ecommerce, retail, fashion, consumer goods, energy and art. RockThePost entrepreneurs undergo several due diligence checks, including identity authentication, business verification to ensure that the entity is in good legal standing, and government required checks. For investors, RockThePost’s technology offers government-level security, a fully compliant process, inside access to vetted deal flow with low minimums, and mechanisms to conduct secure transactions.
RockThePost is frequently called upon by federal organizations to lend its industry expertise. CEO Alejandro Cremades testified at the US House Committee on Small Business Subcommittee on Investigations, Oversight and Regulations hearing, Financing America’s Small Businesses: Innovative Ideas for Raising Capital and was present at the Champions of Change Ceremony hosted by the White House earlier this year.
In addition, Co-Founder and COO of RockThePost, Tanya Prive has a Forbes Blog in which she shares her views on the startup investing space: http://www.forbes.com/sites/tanyaprive/