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Ryan Caldbeck
Ryan Caldbeck is the founder of CircleUp, an online social marketplace that supports direct equity investments from individual investors into privately held consumer and retail companies. Ryan started CircleUp after seven years of investing experience in consumer product and retail-focused private equity at TSG Consumer Partners and Encore Consumer Capital. He received his MBA from Stanford and a dual BA from Duke.

4 Recent Stories

The 3 Hires I Wish I'd Made Sooner

The 3 Hires I Wish I'd Made Sooner

Here are the commonly overlooked positions that will help you smooth out operations at and help grow your company.
April 14, 2014 in Grow Your Business
4 Common Traits of the Best Chief Operating Officers

4 Common Traits of the Best Chief Operating Officers

The attributes of the greats of these oft-misunderstood leaders can provide examples for anyone.
April 4, 2014 in Leadership
These 5 Interview Blunders Will Probably Kill Your Job Prospects

These 5 Interview Blunders Will Probably Kill Your Job Prospects

Here are five red flags that most great hiring managers will not miss and will have a hard time getting past.
March 14, 2014 in Grow Your Business
5 Attributes to Look for in High-Performing Employees

5 Attributes to Look for in High-Performing Employees

Finding impactful staff members takes a lot of hard work. Here are the attributes one company screens for in their candidates.
February 12, 2014 in Hiring Center