Walter Cruttenden is a financial services innovator, having founded and served as CEO of Roth Capital a leader in funding emerging growth companies since 1983. Walter also founded and served as CEO of the investment banking arm of E*Trade which became the number one provider of online IPOs before its sale. Walter then co-founded Acorns the first and largest micro investing platform, with his son Jeffrey. Mr. Cruttenden also founded and took public SRS Labs a leader in acoustic technology, before its sale. He also authored the books Lost Star of Myth and Time and The Great Year Adventures with Tommy the Time-Traveling Turtle, and wrote and produced the award winning documentary The Great Year. Cruttenden currently serves as Chairman of Acorns, CEO of its two regulated entities, Acorns Securities and Acorns Advisers, and Executive Director of the Binary Research Institute. Walter’s latest startup, still stealth, is InvestableGames.com
Christopher Cruttenden is a co-manager of Cruttenden Partners and serves as CEO of Net Chemistry, an Internet solutions and software provider. He is also CTO of Digital Offering, a next-generation investment bank innovating private placements of securities.
Jeffrey Cruttenden is a co-manager of Cruttenden Partners and co-founded Acorns, a mobile micro-investing platform. Jeff received his B.A. in Mathematics from Lewis & Clark College, graduating magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa .
Rian Cruttenden is a co-manager of Cruttenden Partners and is responsible for all real estate activities, property management, and related investments.
Alexander Cruttenden is a co-manager of Cruttenden Partners and is designer at Acorns. Alex received his B.S. in Computer Information Systems from Chapman University.