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Apr 29, 2019, 09:00 ET Decade after financial crisis, American small businesses move on from 'bank first' approach to financing

A new report published today by Oxford Economics found that a decade after the financial crisis, American small businesses continue to be neglected...


Mar 07, 2019, 07:00 ET Funding Circle Announces Expansion to Canada

Funding Circle, the leading small business loans platform in the UK, US, Germany and the Netherlands, today announced its plans to enter the Canadian ...


Mar 01, 2019, 09:00 ET Funding Circle US Small Business Loan Portfolio Surpasses Most Banks with $2 Billion Lent Through Platform

Funding Circle, the global small business loans platform, today announced that investors have lent more than $2 billion through its platform to small ...


Jan 23, 2019, 09:00 ET Funding Circle partners with Stripe to help small businesses expand

Funding Circle, the global small business loans platform, today announced that it has joined the Stripe Partner Program, providing businesses using...


Nov 13, 2018, 12:00 ET Funding Circle survey reveals that despite Amazon's holiday dominance, majority of Prime members plan to support their local small businesses this season

Funding Circle, the global small business loans platform, today published the results of a survey on US consumers' support for small businesses. It...


Sep 07, 2018, 12:15 ET Funding Circle and Alcentra announce strategic partnership to lend $1 billion to U.S. small businesses

Funding Circle, the leading small and medium enterprise ("SME") loans platform in the UK, U.S., Germany and the Netherlands1, and Alcentra Limited...


Jun 26, 2018, 09:00 ET INTRUST Bank and Funding Circle expand partnership to support more US small businesses

Funding Circle, the small business loans platform, and INTRUST Bank, a leading US regional bank headquartered in Kansas, today announced the next...


Jun 12, 2018, 07:01 ET Lending through Funding Circle unlocked 75,000 jobs in 2017

A new report published today by Oxford Economics reveals that lending through Funding Circle, the global small business loans platform, unlocked...


Apr 03, 2018, 12:00 ET Funding Circle Expands U.S. Operations with New Office in Denver

Funding Circle, the world's leading small business loans platform, today announced it is expanding its U.S. operations with a second office in...


Mar 13, 2018, 01:00 ET Funding Circle Names Bernardo Martinez U.S. Managing Director

Funding Circle, the world's leading small business loans platform, today announced that Bernardo Martinez will join the company as its new U.S....


Jan 04, 2018, 09:00 ET INTRUST Bank and Funding Circle Announce Strategic Partnership to Support Growth of US Small Businesses

Funding Circle, the world's leading lending platform for small businesses, and INTRUST Bank, a regional bank headquartered in Kansas, today announced ...


Dec 07, 2017, 03:00 ET Funding Circle passes $5 billion lent globally, including $1 billion lent to US businesses

Funding Circle, the world's leading lending platform for small businesses, today announced that investors have lent more than $5 billion globally to...


Jul 03, 2017, 09:04 ET Funding Circle announces appointment of Sean Glithero as Chief Financial Officer

Funding Circle, the world's leading lending platform for small businesses, today announces that Sean Glithero will join the company as its new global ...


Jun 29, 2017, 09:00 ET Funding Circle Strengthens U.S. Leadership Team with Head of Capital Markets & CCO Appointments

Funding Circle, the world's leading lending platform focused exclusively on small business, today announced two additions to its U.S. leadership...


Mar 01, 2017, 08:00 ET CIM Commits Additional $100M to Funding Circle to Help Fuel Small Businesses

Funding Circle, the world's leading lending platform focused exclusively on small business, today confirmed Community Investment Management ("CIM"),...


Jan 11, 2017, 18:00 ET Funding Circle announces $100 million equity investment to help thousands more small businesses globally

Funding Circle, the world's leading lending platform focused exclusively on small business finance, today announced it has raised a further $100...


Mar 09, 2016, 08:00 ET Funding Circle announces Jörg Asmussen as new board member

Funding Circle the world's leading online marketplace for small business loans today announced former Executive Board Member of the European Central...


Dec 17, 2015, 09:00 ET Funding Circle partners with U.S. Department of Commerce's MBDA to help minority businesses access affordable growth capital

To help minority-owned small businesses navigate the evolving lending landscape and secure the right financing they need to grow, Funding Circle, the ...


Oct 20, 2015, 09:00 ET Funding Circle Launches Across Europe With Deal For Rocket Internet-Backed Zencap

Funding Circle, the world's leading online marketplace for business loans, today announced it has joined forces with Zencap, to create the first...


Sep 11, 2015, 09:00 ET Funding Circle strengthens its platform strategy with H&R Block partnership

The small businesses who already use H&R Block for bookkeeping, payroll, taxes and other accounting services now have access to a new online service: ...


Jul 22, 2015, 09:00 ET Funding Circle bolsters global risk and analytics teams with appointments of former Barclays and Amex execs

Funding Circle, the world's leading marketplace for small business loans, has bolstered its global risk and analytics team today and announced record ...


May 05, 2015, 09:00 ET Funding Circle partners with the NSBA to help Main St. get better access to growth capital

From bolstering inventory levels to hiring more people, thousands more American small businesses will have better access to quality, affordable...


Apr 22, 2015, 07:00 ET Funding Circle announces $150 million investment to fuel growth

Funding Circle, the world's leading online marketplace for business lending, today announces it has raised $150 million (~£100 million) in equity...


Jan 27, 2015, 05:00 ET Funding Circle launches fractional loan marketplace so more Americans can invest in successful Main St. small businesses

Funding Circle, the global small business loan marketplace, has become the first and only major peer-to-peer lender in the U.S. to offer individual...


Jul 16, 2014, 07:00 ET Funding Circle announces $65 million investment to fuel international growth of marketplace lending; Robert K. Steel joins the board

Funding Circle, the world's leading online marketplace for business lending which has lent more than half a billion dollars to over 5,000 businesses, ...