CircleUp

CircleUp is an online marketplace for investing equity into innovative, early-stage consumer product and retail companies. It provides accredited investors free access to direct investment opportunities, diligence tools and industry data insights for an asset class that was previously very difficult to access. For entrepreneurs in the consumer industry, CircleUp offers an efficient way to access a network of sophisticated investors as well as leading retail partners.

CircleUp is powered by the Classifier, it's machine learning algorithm, that evaluates deal opportunities based on 90,000 data points, per company, to make decisions about which deals are surfaced to its marketplace of investors.

CircleUp San Francisco, CA, USA
Jun 22, 2018
Full time
CircleUp harnesses the power of  machine learning and predictive analytics  to discover the fastest-growing companies in the consumer & retail sector. We want to bring the data-driven revolution that has occurred in the public markets to the  private markets , starting with consumer & retail. Our mission is to help entrepreneurs thrive by giving them the resources and capital they need. CircleUp has been named one of the Top 5 Most Disruptive Companies in Finance by CNBC, one of the 50 Best Fintech Innovators by KPMG, and one of America's Most Promising Companies by Forbes. We are backed by top-tier investors including Google Ventures, Union Square Ventures (backers of Etsy/Kickstarter), and the ex CEOs/Presidents of Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, Thomson Reuters, the Stanford Endowment and Capital One. We are seeking a Credit Analyst to help develop CircleUp Credit’s  lending product . We are looking for someone who excels in a fast-paced...
CircleUp San Francisco, CA, USA
Jun 22, 2018
Full time
CircleUp harnesses the power of  machine learning and predictive analytics  to discover some of the fastest-growing companies in the consumer & retail sector. We are building a predictive data system called "Helio" to bring the data-driven revolution that has occurred in the public markets to the private markets, starting with consumer & retail. We are working on challenging problems in information retrieval, entity resolution, and developing an in-depth knowledge graph of all private companies. We are mining vast amounts of data to successfully rewrite the rules on how private companies  are evaluated . We are looking for a senior data engineer who can help us scale a complex machine learning data pipeline. We currently lean heavily on technologies like Python, Spark, Dask, and Airflow. We're looking for passionate software engineers who are comfortable working across the full stack & lifecycle of predictive data products.  ...
CircleUp San Francisco, CA, USA
Jun 22, 2018
Full time
CircleUp harnesses the power of  machine learning and predictive analytics  to discover some of the fastest-growing companies in the consumer & retail sector and help them thrive.   Our vision  is to create a transparent and efficient market that drives innovation for all.  Our  Credit team  provides affordable and flexible working capital loans to high growth consumer brands.  You will be building the tools, processes and analyses to drive sound decision making throughout our program, including managing portfolio risk and performance.  We are seeking an experienced professional with a history of delivering data insights to improve credit performance and program health.  The position requires an entrepreneurial and team-oriented mindset, ready to build something new. The ideal candidate shares a passion and commitment to our mission to help entrepreneurs thrive, and a tenacity to develop new ways to advance that mission...
CircleUp San Francisco, CA, USA
Jun 22, 2018
Full time
CircleUp harnesses the power of  machine learning and predictive analytics  to discover some of the fastest-growing companies in the consumer & retail sector and help them thrive.   Our vision  is to create a transparent and efficient market that drives innovation for all.   The Insights & Connections business delivers these insights to entrepreneurs, strategic partners and others interested in supporting high growth consumer brands. You will be building the tools, processes and interface to connect Helio with outside partners to support our mission and grow our business.   You are an experienced professional with a history of delivering quality service to demanding clients.  You are creative and team oriented, ready to build something new. You share a passion and commitment to our mission to help entrepreneurs thrive, and a tenacity to develop new ways to advance that mission with data science.   Responsibilities :...
CircleUp San Francisco, CA, USA
Jun 22, 2018
Full time
CircleUp harnesses the power of  machine learning and predictive analytics  to discover some of the fastest-growing companies in the consumer & retail sector. We are building a predictive data system called "Helio" to bring the data-driven revolution that has occurred in the public markets to the private markets, starting with consumer & retail.   We are working on challenging problems in information retrieval, entity resolution, and developing an in-depth knowledge graph of all private companies. We are mining vast amounts of data to successfully rewrite the rules on how private companies  are evaluated .   With a background in both software development and machine learning, you will collaborate with software engineers, data scientists, PMs, and domain experts in consumer investing to develop & ship predictive data products in support of CircleUp's mission - helping entrepreneurs thrive by connecting them with the capital &...
CircleUp San Francisco, CA, USA
Jun 22, 2018
Full time
CircleUp is an online marketplace for private investing. Our mission is to help entrepreneurs thrive by giving them the resources and capital they need. We also provide investors access to a highly-curated set of investment opportunities and help those investors connect with the companies that meet their investment goals. We are working on challenging problems in information retrieval and being able to develop an in-depth knowledge graph of all private companies. We are mining vast amounts of data to successfully rewrite the rules on how private companies are evaluated. You can find more information on what we are building in the blog post below We are looking for a data scientist who will be responsible for a variety of different projects, including data collection, data analysis, and algorithm development. You will be working closely with engineers, product managers, and business development to move our data infrastructure forward. Prior experience with economic...