INVENT Ventures Portfolio Company Stockr Receives Investment from STAR Angel Network
STAR’s Managing Partner to Join Stockr Advisory Board
SANTA MONICA, Calif. / ACCESSWIRE / May 14, 2014 / INVENT Ventures (OTCQB: IDEA), a venture firm that builds, manages, and invests in early stage technology companies, announced today that its portfolio company Stockr, Inc. (“Stockr”), received an investment from STAR Angel Network, a New York City-based Angel network comprised of professional athletes and business leaders.
Stockr, founded in 2012, is a modern social network that connects investors to each other, to investor relations departments at public companies, and to industry experts. “Stockr has built strong momentum in the first quarter of 2014, and continues to show significant signs of growth, adding publicly traded companies and users to the platform on a daily basis,” said Justin Humphries, STAR’s Executive Director and former professional athlete with the Houston Astros organization. “Athletes understand the importance placed on the right team to be successful; CEO Vinny Jindal and his team at Stockr have a great vision, the right chemistry, and the drive to take Stockr to the next level.”
As part of the financing, Shawn Rogers, STAR’s Managing Partner, has joined Stockr’s Board of Advisors. “We are proud to add Stockr to the STAR portfolio and it is an honor to be a part of what is an already highly distinguished Board of Advisors,” noted Rogers.
Bryce Knight, CEO of INVENT Ventures added, “The investment from STAR is a testament to the tremendous progress Stockr made so far this year. We are excited to add Shawn to the Board of Advisors as Stockr continues to gain momentum in 2014.”
Stockr is the world’s most advanced social network for the investment community. Stockr provides a specialized platform where investors, analysts, and public companies can communicate transparently and directly about financial news, stocks, market trends, investment ideas, and more. The platform enables users to create and develop social communities of trustworthy sources in order to compile the most comprehensive set of information available to make informed investment decisions. Stockr is a privately held company and is headquartered in Santa Monica, CA. For more information on Stockr please visit http://www.stockr.com/.
About INVENT Ventures, Inc.
INVENT Ventures, Inc. (OTCQB: IDEA) is a venture firm that builds, manages, and invests in early-stage web and mobile technology companies. INVENT is headquartered in Santa Monica, California in the dynamic Silicon Beach area. For more information on INVENT, visit http://www.invent.vc/
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Monday, September 1 2014 2:00 AM EDT2014-09-01 06:00:48 GMT
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