About Katie Fitzgerald:
CircleUp is an online investment platform connecting consumer product and retail companies with accredited investors. In 2013, CircleUp was named one of the top 5 most disruptive companies in finance by CNBC and is backed by Canaan Partners, Union Square Ventures, Google Ventures, Maveron, and Rose Park Advisors.
At CircleUp, Katie works with early stage consumer companies in their fundraising processes as well as structures partnerships to provide companies with access to valuable resources beyond capital.
Katie joined CircleUp after gaining substantial experience from positions in private equity and investment banking. Prior to joining CircleUp, Katie was with H.I.G. Capital, a global private equity firm, where she focused on identifying and evaluating investment opportunities, executing transactions, and working closely with portfolio companies across various industries and sectors, including consumer products. Earlier in her career, Katie was with Deutsche Bank advising technology companies in mergers & acquisitions.