"CircleUp is not only about capital, but connections... What a refreshing change to have CircleUp connect me with so many serious investors and leaders in my industry willing to help - all within an expedited timeframe."
"After building and running a public company in consumer services, it's energizing to stay involved via the CircleUp community."
Alex Alimanestianu Former CEO, Town Sports International
"Closing the round in just over a week with world class consumer investors? I’ve already begun telling more consumer companies about my great experience."
"I’ve spent a career in consumer products, particularly in snacks, and I think very highly of the great brand Rhythm has built."
John Frostad Former Vice Chairman, Shearers Foods
"We were fortunate in that we had a lot of interest before coming to CircleUp. But we also wanted really high quality investors, and we had heard from other brands that CircleUp’s investors are fantastic. They’ve already begun adding value."
"As a private equity professional, I am impressed with CircleUp’s focus on putting high-quality consumer companies on the platform.
SmartyPants is an excellent example... I saw great market potential and strong momentum."
Elliot Maluth Managing Director, H.I.G. Capital