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Stockr Raises $1.5M

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Stockr, a social network for investors, has closed a $1.5 million seed round. Participants in the round included Personal Capital, The Doyle Investment Group, and Adam Townsend.

Stockr is led by CEO Vinny Jindal, a former Wall Street analyst; Tim Symington, a technology entrepreneur; and Brendon Crawford, the company’s CTO. The site provides a platform for users who want to know more about stocks, and requires a Facebook-login to join.

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