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Co-Founder

Larry Baker

CEO Approval Rating

69/100

Founded:

2011

Status:

PrivateSubsidiary of Keycorp /new/

Est. Annual Revenue
$4.4M
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Est. Employees
20
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Larry Baker's photo - Co-Founder of Bolstr

Larry Baker

Co-Founder

69/100
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$6.8M
$4.4M
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Jeff Kelisky

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83/100
77
$41M
$6.7M
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Bolstr's Competitor - Crowdcube logo
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Darren Westlake

Co-Founder & CEO

84/100
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$43M
$6.5M
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Bolstr's Competitor - CircleUp logo
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Nick Talwar

President & CEO

82/100
67
$378M
$5M
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Bolstr's Competitor - FundedByMe logo
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Daniel Daboczy

Co-Founder & CEO

68/100
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Bolstr's Competitor - Funding Circle logo
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Samir Desai

Co-Founder & CEO

82/100
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$20.6B
$140.8M
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Bolstr's Competitor - SyndicateRoom logo
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Graham Schwikkard

CEO

76/100
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$20M
$1.6M
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Bolstr's Competitor - Wefunder logo
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Nicholas Tommarello

Co-Founder & CEO

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$19.8M
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Bolstr's Competitor - SeedInvest logo
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Ryan Feit

Co-Founder & CEO

97/100
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$10.3M
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Bolstr's Competitor - FundersClub logo
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Alexander Mittal

Co-Founder & CEO

80/100
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Bolstr's Competitor - Funding-Tree logo
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Dillen Iyavoo

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67/100
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Bolstr's Competitor - AngelList logo
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Kevin Laws

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$24.1M
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Seedrs is Bolstr's top competitor. Seedrs is headquartered in London, England, and was founded in 2009. Seedrs is in the Investment Banking & Brokerage field. Seedrs generates 151% the revenue of Bolstr.

Crowdcube is seen as one of Bolstr's top competitors. Crowdcube's headquarters is in Exeter, England, and was founded in 2010. Crowdcube competes in the Investment Management & Fund Operators industry. Crowdcube generates 148% of Bolstr's revenue.

CircleUp has been one of Bolstr's top competitors. CircleUp was founded in 2011, and its headquarters is in Newport Beach, California. CircleUp competes in the Internet Software field. CircleUp has 47 more employees than Bolstr.

Bolstr Acquisitions

No recent acquisitions found related to Bolstr

Bolstr Funding History

Since Bolstr was founded in 2011, it has participated in 4 rounds of funding. In total Bolstr has raised $6.8M. Bolstr's last funding round was on Feb 2016 for a total of $676.2K

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FUNDING DATE

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Feb 2016
$676.2K
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Debt
Nov 2015
$1.4M
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Seed
Jan 2015
$1.7M
Equity
Apr 2014
$3.1M
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Since Bolstr was founded in 2011, it has participated in 4 rounds of funding. In total Bolstr has raised $6.8M. Bolstr's last funding round was on Feb 2016 for a total of $676.2K

Bolstr Investments

No recent investments found related to Bolstr

Bolstr News

February 6, 2015THE PAYPERS

Bolstr receives USD 1.65 mln in funding round

(The Paypers) Bolstr, an SME peer-to-peer (P2P) lender, has raised USD 1.65 million in seed funding.... See more »
January 31, 2015FINSMEs

Bolstr Raises $1.65M in Seed Funding

Bolstr, a Chicago, IL-based marketplace where...... See more »
January 31, 2015TECH COCKTAIL

Marketplace Lending Platform Bolstr Raises $1.7M

The Chicago, IL-based Bolstr- the marketplace lending platform for emerging consumer, retail, and man... See more »
January 30, 2015FINOVATE

Bolstr Raises $1.7 Million in Seed Funding

Since its launch in 2011 Bolstr has been on a mission to offer a simple way for small businesses to g... See more »

Bolstr Blogs

November 13, 2015BOLSTR BLOG

Ipsento Raised $130,000 in Less than 2 Hours

Ipsento opened in 2006, under the ownership of a couple who wanted get to know their neighbors by ser... See more »
November 11, 2015BOLSTR BLOG

Why the Shop Local Movement is Critical to the Craft Beer Industry

Craft beer is part of a maker revolution. Business that are described as "craft," "artisan" or "local... See more »
November 9, 2015BOLSTR BLOG

How SoapBox Turns Soap Into Hope Through Their Social Mission

SoapBox was founded in 2010 with the mission to empower consumers to change the world through everyda... See more »
November 6, 2015BOLSTR BLOG

Rush Espresso Raised $25,000 in Less Than 30 Minutes

Rush Espresso is one of Charlotte, North Carolina's premier cafe and espresso bars. Rush offers Europ... See more »
November 5, 2015BOLSTR BLOG

Top 10 States for Craft Brewing [Infographic]

The craft brewing industry makes a huge economic impact across the US, but there are some states wher... See more »
October 21, 2015BOLSTR BLOG

Top 10 Craft Breweries in Kentucky

Kentucky is usually known for bourbon, not beer. According to the Brewers Association, as of 2014, Ke... See more »
October 19, 2015BOLSTR BLOG

Is the Craft Beer Industry Reaching Capacity?

There continues to be talk among brewers and economic analysts that the craft beer industry may be re... See more »

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Bolstr Headquarters

1046 W. Kinzie Suite 300

Chicago, Illinois60642

312-224-8749

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Bolstr Summary

ABOUT

Overview

Bolstr provides a crowd funding platform that enables accredited investors to discover and invest in local small businesses. Bolstr was founded in 2011. Bolstr's headquarters is located in Chicago, Illinois, USA 60642. It has raised 6.8M in 4 rounds. ...

CEO

Bolstr's Co-Founder, Larry Baker, currently has an approval rating of 69%. Bolstr's primary competitors are Seedrs, Crowdcube & CircleUp.

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Frequently Asked Questions about Bolstr

  1. When was Bolstr founded?

    Bolstr was founded in 2011
  2. Who is Bolstr's CEO?

    Bolstr's CEO is Larry Baker
  3. How much revenue does Bolstr generate?

    Bolstr generates $4.4M in revenue
  4. How much funding does Bolstr have?

    Bolstr has historically raised $6.8M in funding
  1. Where is Bolstr's headquarters?

    Bolstr's headquarters is in Chicago Illinois, USA
  2. How many employees does Bolstr have?

    Bolstr has 20 employees
  3. What sector does Bolstr operate in?

    Bolstr is in Diversified Financial Services
  4. Who are Bolstr's competitors?

    Bolstr's top competitors are Seedrs, Crowdcube, CircleUp