Tagged: rose park advisors

Crowdfunding site CircleUp raises its own $7.5M Series A

CircleUp

In a push to grow their crowdfunding platform CircleUp has raised $7.5 Million in a Series A round of investment.  Led by Union Square Ventures (USV), other participants included Google Ventures, Maveron and Rose Park Advisors. It is notable that Rose Park Advisors participated in this round as this is the investment vehicle for Clayton Christensen, the… Read More

The Crowdfunding Crowd Is Anxious

Candace Klein (NYTimes.com)

RYAN CALDBECK was stumped. A director at a private equity firm, he was taking part in a panel discussion at a consumer goods conference last summer in New York when an entrepreneur raised his hand with a question: Where could a young company with just a few million dollars in sales go for money to grow. Mr…. Read More

VC in 2013: Whitney Johnson of Rose Park on the Wisdom of Crowdfunding

Whitney Johnson Disrupt Yourself

As 2012 comes to a close, we asked several venture capital investors to reflect on the past year and give us their outlook for 2013. Continuing our series is Whitney Johnson, angel investor and co-founder of Boston-based Rose Park Advisors. Johnson speaks about the opportunities in seed-stage investing, the promise of crowdfunding and the need for more… Read More