Crowdfunder Ties With Investment Bank

Los Angeles-based Crowdfunder, the online, crowdfunding site headed by Chance Barnett, announced this morning that it is in a strategic alliance with investment banking firm WestPark Capital. Financial details of the link were not announced. According to the two, they will work together to further develop business fundraising opportunities, and help companies that have traditionally been unable to benefit from the services for an investment bank. WestPark Capital is also based in Los Angeles, and says it is focused on emerging growth sectors such as healthcare, software, technology, biotechnology, financial services, manufacturing, consumer products, and the media and telecom industries.