San Francisco-based online investment platform CircleUp has raised $14 million


San Francisco-based online investment platformCircleUp has raised $14 million in a Series B round led by Canaan Partners with participation from Google VenturesUnion Square VenturesMaveron, and Rose Park Advisors. CircleUp leverages the new crowdfunding rules that allow private companies to raise money from multiple investors on the internet, and has already seen over 60 startups raise money using its platform. Founded in 2011, CircleUp has raised $23 million to date and will use the new funds to improve its data and transparency tools for investors.

By Jarrett Neil Ridlinghafer 
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