Ryan is the CEO and Co-Founder and of SeedInvest, a leading equity crowdfunding platform. Prior to founding SeedInvest, Ryan worked at Wellspring Capital Management and Lehman Brothers in New York City where he invested in, financed and managed dozens of private and public businesses. Ryan was instrumental in the passage of the 2012 JOBS Act which changed 80-year-old U.S. securities laws to make it possible for entrepreneurs to raise capital over the Internet.
Since then, Ryan has served as a focal point of the budding Equity Crowdfunding industry, co-founding the Crowdfunding Professional Association and serving as a board member of the Crowdfund Intermediary Regulatory Advocates. He has also worked closely with members of the SEC, FINRA, the White House, and the Treasury Department on the implementation of the JOBS Act and frequently serves as a subject matter expert in the press.
In his free time, Ryan enjoys traveling and has been to 80 countries. Ryan received an MBA in Entrepreneurial Management from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and double majored in Finance and Accounting at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. @ryanfeit