Bolstr In The News
September 23rd, 1:48 PM
Check out the latest article written by Bolstr Co-Founders Charlie Tribbett & Larry Baker for
Entrepreneur Magazine, and learn the ins and outs of the new SEC rule change lifting that lifted the 80 year ban on general Read more
August 14th, 7:16 PM
Local Business Rebell Conditioning raises $12,000 on Bolstr from Friends, Family, and Community Gym Members, in under 48 hours! Check out Co-Founder, Larry Baker of Bolstr, and Mike Connelly, Co-Owner of Rebell Conditioning on FOX News Chicago!
July 24th, 9:26 AM
The law is an ass, or so goes a centuries-old English proverb. This isn’t news to you – at least if you’ve ever tried to replace a lost Social Security card or contest a parking ticket.
Bolstr – a crowdfunding site with a twist – had to carefully navigate the law to get going. Instead of
July 16th, 3:44 PM
Last week the SEC announced final rules for Title II of the JOBS Act, lifting the 80 year ban on the ability to advertise private offerings to investors. This constitutes a cosmic shift in how businesses are able to raise capital in the private market. The gist:
Starting in September
June 11th, 9:00 AM
April 18th, 8:15 PM
Bolstr was named the Black Enterprise Tech Startup of the Week! Click on the image below for the full profile:
April 3rd, 9:28 AM
We sat down with Crain's Chicago's John Pletz to talk local Chicago business, crowdfunding, and the new twist that is Bolstr....
To read the full article, please click here.
March 11th, 9:59 AM
This weekend, Larry and Charlie were guests MSNBC's
Your Business with JJ Ramberg to chat small business, Bolstr and revenue-sharing. Check it out!
March 4th, 3:38 PM
Charlie and Larry pen a guest article for Entrepreneur Magazine's "Young Entrepreneur," outlining four things young entrepreneurs need to know about the JOBS Act..
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February 25th, 1:39 PM
Check out Bolstr Co-Founders Larry Baker & Charlie Tribbett LIVE on FOX32 Chicago with Kori Chambers and Anna Davlantes! VIDEO
February 15th, 5:00 AM
Why You Should Spend Less Time With Your Co-founders Some start-ups rely on almost round the clock face time, but others--like Bolstr--find hanging out together less means getting more done.
If you're going to be basically sleeping under your desk to get your start-up off the ground, why
February 11th, 10:01 AM
CEO Series on Small Business Lending
Prior to co-founding Bolstr, Larry was an Investment Banker at J.P.Morgan, where he focused on financial restructurings, mergers & acquisitions, and corporate financing transactions. He then spent two years in the mergers & acquisitions group of a $4
December 14th, 9:58 AM
Small Business Spotlight: Bolstr
Who: Cofounders Charlie Tribbett and Larry Baker, both 28, @Bolstr
What: An investment-based crowdfunding platform for small businesses
Where: New York City
When: November 2011
How: Tribbett and Baker met while interning at JPMorgan. The two men went on to work in Read more
October 16th, 12:10 PM
Crowded Funding: Ahead of SEC, Small-Business Investing Gets Busy
by Joe Mont
October 16, 2012
Sometime early next year, the Securities and Exchange Commission is expected to propose rules that would pave the way for “equity crowdfunding,” harnessing the groupthink of social Read more
September 28th, 4:39 PM
Bolstr was selected to present at Finovate 2012 in New York. Check out our live demo below!
September 20th, 12:13 PM
No Need To Wait For Crowdfunding
by Kent Bernhard, Jr
Companies don't need to wait until the beginning of next year and new federal rules to start raising money over the Internet. And they don't have to offer perks or products to supporters.
A handful of upstarts are working to
September 13th, 4:00 AM
If You Want to Really Raise Capital, Try This Company and Not KickStarter by Mark Fidelman, Forbes Contributer
An OP/ED View of the Next Generation Enterprise
Bolstr is a company that is changing the small business fundraising game. It’s one of the best crowd funding platforms I’ve seen
August 5th, 10:00 PM
Check out the full article
here and below!
Bolstr Gets Main-Street Businesses Access to Capital
Banks aren’t lending to small businesses, the housing crisis has choked off home equity lines of credit, and private investors typically look the other way unless there’s a clear and attractive exit strategy.
August 3rd, 3:19 PM
It’s no secret that small business access to capital is drying up. In a
recent survey by the National Small Business Association, for example, 43% of small business owners reported that they had looked for capital in the last four years and Read more
July 20th, 7:00 AM
Bolstr has been profiled by the Startup America Partnership
Here are some of the highlights:
Although there are many crowdfunding platforms entering the market Bolstr is specifically unique and distinguished for the following reasons:
1. We are focused on empowering