Chris Tyrrell

Experienced Financial Executive, Father, and Musician in Princeton, New Jersey

Chris Tyrrell

Experienced Financial Executive, Father, and Musician in Princeton, New Jersey

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Chris Tyrrell is founder and CEO of OfferBoard, a Princeton-based investment platform that uses proprietary technology, big data and dating-style matching algorithms to help CEOs of growing companies raise capital and match investors with companies that interest them. Chris has more than 20 years of experience in entrepreneurship, financial law, technology and capital markets, having managed and founded two private technology companies and been involved in more than $20 billion of financing transactions. He specialized in asset-based finance at the Wall Street law firm of Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft.

Before founding OfferBoard, Chris served as manager of Nehemiah Investments, a venture-focused family office in Princeton, New Jersey.

Chris is a global advocate for FinTech and crowdfunding, serving as chairman of CrowdFund Intermediary Regulatory Advocates (CFIRA), the leading advocacy organization for the securities crowdfunding industry in the U.S. He was also a delegate to the Third Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Dubai, UAE and the Fifth Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Palo Alto, California.

Chris is a graduate of the University of Texas and the University of Virginia School of Law. He lives in Princeton with his wife Susanne and their nine children.