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Estimated Revenue & Valuation

  • CircleUp's estimated annual revenue is currently $7.7M per year.(i)
  • CircleUp's estimated revenue per employee is $118,320
  • CircleUp's total funding is $253M.

Employee Data

  • CircleUp has 65 Employees.(i)
  • CircleUp grew their employee count by -33% last year.
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CircleUp is the investment platform providing capital and resources to innovative, early-stage consumer brands with a modern, scalable approach to private markets. CircleUp is comprised of internally-managed equity funds, a credit program, and an Insights & Connections team - all powered by Helio, CircleUp's proprietary machine learning platform. Helio collects and analyzes billions of data points to evaluates 1.3 million consumer businesses and predict future business success. Launched in 2012, CircleUp is backed by Union Square Ventures, Collaborative Fund, GV, Canaan Partners, QED Advisors, and former leaders of Goldman Sachs, Capital One and Stanford Endowment. For more information, please visit

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CircleUp News

2022-04-19 - TravClan closes Pre-Series-A round of $4.7 mn led by Hashed Emergent

TravClan's prominent angel investors include Nick Talwar (CEO at Circle Up), Aayush Phumbra (former cofounder of Chegg), Travis Katz (former...

2022-04-17 - Circle up Indy fundraises for 'Rising Evolution' — $4 million ...

Circle Up Indy's focus is socio-economic evolution, community development/engagement, housing and community self-stability. In August 2014, the...

2021-06-22 - CircleUp Announces Inner Circle

SAN FRANCISCO, June 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- CircleUp, a leading data insights company, today announces the launch of Inner Circle, a new community experience for all entrepreneurs. Inner Circle is a free, full suite of tools, resources, and live virtual events tailored for any high growth, pr ...

2020-10-26 - Good and bad board members (and what to do about them)

Ryan Caldbeck, co-founder and former CEO of consumer-brands-focused investment platform CircleUp, recently published an email he’d written to a former director on the board of the company. According to Caldbeck, he wrote the letter after CircleUp had bought out the investor’s firm because he wa ...

2019-09-25 - CircleUp Raises $200 Million To Support Emerging Consumer Brands

CircleUp Credit Advisors (CCA) recently announced that it raised more than $200 million to support emerging consumer brands with access to non-dilutive working capital financing CircleUp Credit Advisors (CCA) — a division of the investment platform CircleUp (founded by Ryan Caldbeck and Rory Ea ...

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