CapLinked Wants To Make Deal Opportunities Go Social
Picture this: LinkedIn-meets-Salesforce, for potential start-up financing opportunities.
That’s the vision for CapLinked Inc., a new start-up that wants to be the go-to place for setting up and closing deals, as well as managing portfolio companies after the close.
The company has raised $525,000 in angel funding from Peter Thiel, Dave McClure’s 500 Startups; Joe Lonsdale, co-founder of Palantir Technologies; Aman Verjee, chief financial officer at Sonos; and David Anderson, managing partner of 7th Rig. CapLinked previously raised about $400,000 in a financing from individuals in 2010.
CapLinked co-founder and Chief Executive Eric Jackson is a former vice president of marketing at PayPal Inc. and knows investors Thiel, McClure, Lonsdale and Verjee, all formerly of PayPal.