Founder & COOCircleUp
Rory Eakin is the COO and co-founder of CircleUp, the data-driven marketplace that supports direct equity investments from investors into early-stage consumer and retail companies. At CircleUp, accredited investors find free access to highly curated private investments, with easy tools to identify and diligence companies, as well as perform online transactions. Rory is an experienced investor and advisor, previously serving as Director of Investments at Humanity United, part of The Omidyar Group. He speaks widely on small business capital formation and regulatory issues, including providing testimony before US Congress on the Jobs Act of 2012.