Funding Circle Overview

  • www.fundingcircle.com
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 501 to 1000 Employees
  • 2010
  • Company - Private
  • Lending
  • $50 to $100 million (USD)

Funding Circle is the world’s leading lending platform for small businesses. We match investors with money to lend with businesses looking to fund their next step. Business owners and investors share a common thread. They’re forward thinkers. They stand up to make a difference ...
Mission: Build the place where small businesses get the funding they need to win!


Company Updates

January 25, 2021
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2020 was a year that nobody could have predicted, it’s been one of the most challenging years in recent memory for so many businesses. Our mission has always been to help small businesses get the funding they need to win. Through the Covid crisis, like many of our customers, we have adapted and pivoted and are proud to be playing our part in helping small businesses not just survive this period, but go on and thrive. In both the UK and US, we worked hard to become accredited to the government-backed lending schemes - CBILS and PPP respectively. In the UK, we are the 5th largest CBILS lender with over £2 billion lent in the UK in 2020, growing our market share to 25% (by CBILS loans approved). Across the pond in the US, we have approved $1 billion of PPP loans. All of this is only possible with the right team in place, we pride ourselves on hiring some of the smartest minds across our industry. If you want to come and build the incredible, check out our careers page www.careers.fundingcircle.com
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December 8, 2020
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Wow, what a year it has been! Like many companies, due to Covid-19, we had to change the way we socialised here at Funding Circle. It’s actually been interesting to see how innovative we have been in coming together. Culture is very important to us, so we encourage Circlers (yes, that’s what we call ourselves!) to stay connected through various activities on not only a team level, but an overall company level as well. We converted all of our normal in person activities to virtual ones. On top of our standard meetings, through Zoom and Google Hangouts, we’ve planned a number of activities to help stay connected. To name some of the things we’ve done so far; company wide lockdown lunch, coffee roulette, wellness/exercise sessions, virtual happy hours and the biggest company quiz we have had to date (the leaderboard is getting super close and nearing the finals)!
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Funding Circle Reviews

3.9
71%
Recommend to a Friend
94%
Approve of CEO
Samir Desai
Samir Desai
208 Ratings
Featured Review
5.0
Current Employee, more than 1 year

"Strong Leadership"

Oct 19, 2020 - Talent Acquisition Manager in London, England, England
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

I am constantly in awe of our Management team, especially through these challenging covid times, and so I felt it the right time to leave a review on what a great place Funding Circle is to work for.

Cons

None that I can think of.

Advice to Management

Keep up with the honest and open communications!
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Diversity & Inclusion at Funding Circle

4.2
(58 reviews)

Diversity & Inclusion FAQs

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Does there seem to be diversity at Funding Circle?

...Culture: There is a great deal of internal politics and favoritism at this company, each department has "cliques" and if you are not a part of that clique for some reason, you will be left to fend for yourself....Read More

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Funding Circle Interviews

Experience
Positive46%
Negative44%
Neutral9%
Getting an Interview
Applied online73%
Recruiter13%
Other5%
Difficulty
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  1. Featured Interview

    Loan Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Employee in London, England, England
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Funding Circle (London, England, England)

    Interview

    2 stage interview - one telephone and one face to face meeting (pre covid). Was interviewed by team manager and another member of the team. After you have to complete a skills assessment .
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Funding Circle Awards & Accolades

  • 2018 List of Career Launching Companies!Wealthfront2017
  • The Sunday Times 100 Best Companies To Work ForThe Sunday Times 100 Best Companies To Work For2018

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Funding Circle FAQ

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Does Funding Circle offer unlimited holiday?

...Great mission, culture, unlimited PTO, fun people, and work life balance....

May 26, 2020

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