Jeff Cruttenden (Acorns)

Eureka Building - 1621 Alton Parkway Irvine, 92606 Irvine
Wed, Jan 21, 2015, 6:00 PM (PST)

About this event

Jeff Cruttenden co-founded Acorns to simplify investing and connect it to everyday life. In college, he noticed most of his classmates had an interest in investing, but couldn't come up with a lump sum to meet the minimum balance requirements. Acorns makes investing effortless. Jeff graduated magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa with a B.A. in Mathematics from Lewis & Clark College. Jeff serves as COO of Acorns.

More About Acorns Jeff and Walter Cruttenden founded Acorns to simplify investing for the millions that have trouble getting started or continuing to invest. Acorns is the first mobile investment application that lets you open your own investment account on your phone in a few seconds. Invest spare change automatically from everyday purchases into a diversified portfolio. Acorns allows anybody to invest small amounts of money, frequently, without commissions or minimum balances. People can sign up on their smartphone in minutes, round up and invest the change from credit or debit card purchases, invest on the fly, and track their investments in real time. Further, Acorns has teamed up with Nobel Laureate, Dr. Harry Markowitz, to construct optimized portfolios for its clients.

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  • Jeff Cruttenden

    Jeff Cruttenden

    Acorns

    Jeff Cruttenden co-founded Acorns to simplify investing and connect it to everyday life. In college, he noticed most of his classmates had an interest in investing, but couldn't come up with a lump sum to meet the minimum balance requirements. Jeff graduated magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa with a B.A. in Mathematics from Lewis & Clark College. Jeff serves as COO of Acorns.

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  • When

    Wednesday, Jan 21
    6:00 PM - 9:00 PM (PST)

    Where

    Eureka Building
    1621 Alton Parkway
    92606 Irvine

    Eureka Building
    1621 Alton Parkway Irvine92606

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