Aaron McDaniel

Aaron McDaniel

Aaron McDaniel understands the needs of every entrepreneur trying to attract investors for their start-up business. To meet these needs, the American entrepreneur co-founded Access Investors Network, a mobile aggregator for equity and debt crowdfunding deals and the nation’s largest of its kind for private investments. With Access, entrepreneurs searching for funding can search “deals from over 100 crowdfunding platforms and other private deal sources in one easy to use app.”

Previously Aaron co-founded Tycoon, the first real estate crowdfunding platform to be acquired. He navigated Tycoon from the idea stage to the successful exit. He also co-founded Pong360, a consumer e-commerce company.

As a Global Mentor for the African Entrepreneurship Award, Aaron is passionate about enabling mutually beneficial investment opportunities for investors and entrepreneurs. He is a serial entrepreneur, corporate manager, real estate investor, author and speaker. Before starting businesses, Aaron was one of the youngest ever to serve as Regional Vice President at AT&T, and taught a highly rated student-led course on leadership at UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business. Aaron is the author of “The Young Professional’s Guide to the Working World” and “The Young Professional’s Guide to Managing.”  He studied Business Administration at The University of California, Berkeley.