Stockr, a Santa Monica, CA-based social media network for investors, raised funding from STAR Angel Network, a New York City based Angel network.
In conjunction with the financing, Shawn Rogers, STAR’s Managing Partner, joined Stockr’s Board of Advisors.
The company intends to use the funds to continue to expand operations.
Founded in 2012 by CEO Vinny Jindal, Tim Symington and Brendon Crawford, Stockr operates a social network that connects investors to each other, to investor relations departments at public companies, and to industry experts. It provides a platform where investors, analysts, and public companies can communicate about financial news, stocks, market trends, investment ideas, etc. and allows them to create and develop social communities of sources in order to compile a comprehensive set of information to make informed investment decisions.