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CircleUp: crowdfunding for grown-ups

CircleUp: crowdfunding for grown-ups

Q&A with Ryan Caldbeck of CircleUp & Kim Walls of Episencial.

After years of working at traditional investment firms, Ryan Caldbeck and his partner Rory Eakin launched CircleUp—a sophisticated crowdfunding website that connects accredited investors with small consumer companies. Kim Walls, founder of natural personal care company Episencial, was the first to close a round on the site, raising $200,000 and building a network of experienced investment professionals. In just a few months, CircleUp is redefining this emerging i

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