RockThePost, an online investing platform connecting startups with accredited investors, and CoFoundersLab, an online and in-person matchmaking network that scientifically builds startup teams, have merged to create Onevest, a equity crowdfunding platform.
The combined value of the new organization was not disclosed.
With offices in New York, Washington, D.C., and San Francisco, Onevest will now connect early stage startups with accredited investors and match entrepreneurs with core founding team members possessing complementary skills and shared goals and values, trying to scientifically create balanced teams.
It has a diversified network of over 35,000 startup founders and over 15,000 investors.
Investors from RockThePost and CoFoundersLab will join Onevest as shareholders. This includes investor affiliations from SOL Ventures, Militello Capital, Fortify Ventures, Maryland Venture Fund, Talent Equity Ventures, and members of Robin Hood Ventures and Mid-Atlantic Angel Group.
Onevest, has raised $3.3m to date.
RockThePost was founded in 2010 by Alejandro Cremades and Tanya Prive, who will be CEO and COO of Onevest;
Founded in 2011 by CEO Shahab Kaviani, who will be Onevest’s CMO, CoFoundersLab operates a platform that uses proprietary tools to match entrepreneurs with core founding team members with complementary skills and compatible goals and values.
The site makes over 5,000 introductions monthly and has over 35,000 founder members worldwide, with a presence in over 35 U.S. markets.
Erick Brimen, CoFoundersLab’s COO & VP of Finance serve as Onevest’s CFO while Drew Butler will be CTO.