Rock The Post, a New York City-based platform that seeks to meld social networking and crowdfunding designed to allow individuals to form complimentary and strategic partnerships that will forward their project or business venture, has raised $700k in seed funding.
Backers include eight Spanish, American, and Canadian angel investors.
Launched in November 2011, Rock The Post is a business social network that helps entrepreneurs, artists, professionals with a wide variety of specialties, find money, time, and materials through investments and pledges.
Led by Co-Founder and COO Tanya Prive, the site currently has over 18,000 users from over 140 countries and more than 90 active projects of all types, from technology or energy to design and photography. Seven projects have already been completed.
The company, which currently employs 14 people, is actively hiring (http://www.rockthepost.com/careers).