TruQu, an Amsterdam, the Netherlands-based closed social media platform that collects and publishes validated information, ratings and reviews of professionals, has raised €25k in equity crowdfunding through Symbid (read here).
Totally, thirty two investors have acquired a 1.25% stake in the company.
TruQu intends to use the funding to drive involvement and participation within the online community.
Founded by Eelco Veltenaar, Thijs Cobben and Bart Kollau, the company is currently developing a number of software applications and services that enable clients to collect and (internally) publish reviews and ratings of professionals in the most user-friendly manner imaginable. TruQu’s flagship software product will be beta released during 2012.