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.

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