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Funding Circle Latest Report Reveals: Banks Give Small Businesses The Cold Shoulder One Decade After Financial Crisis

Online lending platform Funding Circle announced on Monday it partnered with Oxford Economics to launch a new report, called “Big Business of Small Business,” which revealed banks have been giving small businesses the “cold shoulder” one decade after the financial crisis, causing the businesses to fail… Read More

LendingClub Partners with Funding Circle and Opportunity Fund to Provide Better Access to Credit for SMEs

Beginning today, LendingClub (NYSE: LC) will connect small business borrowers seeking a loan on their online lending platform with both Funding Circle and Opportunity Fund. The initiative is being pitched as a collaboration designed to substantially increase small business owners’ access to transparent, affordable and… Read More

European Investment Bank to Lend €100 Million to Small Businesses Through Funding Circle

The European Investment Bank (EIB) announced on Wednesday it will lend €100 million to small businesses through online lending platform Funding Circle. According to the banking group, the investment, alongside a further €25 million from a leading global asset manager, will support more than 2,000… Read More

Funding Circle Announces Canadian Expansion Plans

Online lending platform Funding Circle announced on Thursday its plans to enter the Canadian market and expand access to fast, affordable and transparent financing for Canadian small businesses. The lender revealed it will establish operations in Canada in the second half of 2019 with an office located… Read More

Funding Circle to Provide Access to Loans for Users of Stripe

Stripe has formed a partnership with leading online SME lender Funding Circle  (LSE:FCH). According to a release, Funding Circle is now a “verified extension partner” thus allowing the lender access to Stripe user data to assess the creditworthiness of the business. Funding Circle will provide… Read More

British Business Bank Announces New Commitment With Funding Circle SME Income Fund Limited

The British Business Bank announced on Wednesday it has committed up to £150 million for lending to UK small businesses through Funding Circle. According to the banking group, the transaction is under its ENABLE Funding program and is designed to accelerate lending to small businesses and… Read More

Funding Circle Joins Forces With Just A Card to Back Independent Retailers This Christmas

Online lending platform Funding Circle announced earlier this week it has formed a partnership with Just A Card, a grassroots campaign run by artists, makers, and small business owners, to help independent retailers increase sales during the upcoming Christmas season.  Funding Circle reported that in the run-up… Read More

Online Lender Funding Circle Updates on US Loans in Form D Filed with SEC

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Funding Circle (LSE:FCH), the now publicly traded peer to peer lending company based in the UK, has long operated a US subsidiary providing access to credit for SMEs. While the UK iteration is more about P2P in the US, due to antiquated securities regulations, it… Read More

dv01 Announces Reporting Partnership with Funding Circle

dv01, a platform that connects online lenders and investors with data management, announced on Thursday it has formed a reporting partnership with leading peer-to-peer (P2P) lender, Funding Circle. dv01 revealed that through its partnership with Funding Circle, institutional investors who use dv01 to conduct analysis… Read More

Funding Circle Trades on London Stock Exchange, Shares Drop in Price

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Funding Circle (LSE:FCH), the leading online lender in the UK providing financing options for SMEs, completed its initial public offering (IPO) on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) this past week. Shares began unconditionally trading today (October 3rd). Originally priced at 440 pence per share, Funding… Read More

Funding Circle Sets Share Price at Low End of Range, Raises Gross Proceeds of £300 Million

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Funding Circle has set the share offer price at the low end of the range, according to a note published by the company. Previously, Funding Circle had announced it would offer up to 136,039,416 shares at a price between 420 pence to 530 pence per share…. Read More

UK Fintech Unicorn: Funding Circle Preps for Initial Public Offering

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Funding Circle is a Fintech darling in the UK. The peer to peer lending platform is archetypal of this sector of Fintech that originated in Great Britain. Today, Funding Circle is the largest online lender in the UK having passed Zopa (mainly a consumer lender), in… Read More

P2P Lending: Funding Circle Moves Forward with Initial Public Offering

The long rumored initial public offering (IPO) of UK based Funding Circle appears to be on track and moving forward with a listing on the London Stock Exchange later this year. In a blog post today, Funding Circle stated; “Today we have announced the next… Read More

German SME Crowdfunding Passes the €500 Million Mark

Early-days monitor of the German crowdfunding market, Crowdfunding.de announced in its latest quarterly report that Germany passed the half billion-euro mark in cumulated in SME crowdfunding at the end of June 2018. The report monitors only equity crowdfunding and crowdlending on marketplaces open to German… Read More

Funding Circle Expands Partnership With INTRUST Bank to Support More U.S. Small Businesses

Online lending platform Funding Circle announced on Tuesday it has expanded its strategic partnership with U.S. regional bank INTRUST Bank to support the growth of small businesses in the U.S. The lender reported that following the successful launch of the partnership earlier this year, the… Read More

UK P2PFA Responds to Criticism Leveled by LendingCrowd Regarding Change in Loan Data Requirements

Last week, LendingCrowd CEO and cofounder Stuart Lunn published a pointed blog post addressing recent changes to the “operating principles” as set forth by the UK Peer to Peer Finance Association (P2PFA). LendingCrowd is currently not a member of the P2PFA. Lunn stated in the post;… Read More

Report: Funding Circle Lending Unlocked 45,000 British Jobs in 2017

Funding Circle has announced that a new report produced by Oxford Economics revealed that lending through its platform unlocked 45,000 jobs in the UK in 2017. Globally this number jumps to 75,000 across all four of the Funding Circle markets. Overall, Funding Circle’s platform contributed £2.4… Read More

Funding Circle Announces New Borrower Referral Incentive

On Monday, Funding Circle announced it is now offering £1,500 in Amazon vouchers to those who recommend its platform to new customers. The online lender also reported that the new customer will receive a £100 Amazon voucher as well.  To get their vouchers, customers need… Read More

Funding Circle Appoints Cath Keers As New Non-Executive Board Member

On Thursday, Funding Circle announced it has appointed Cath Keers as its new non-executive board member. According to the online lender, Keers has more than three decades of professional and leadership experience within the retail, consumer, digital, and technology sectors. She currently serves as a Non-Executive… Read More

European Investment Fund & German Development Bank KfW Invest in UK Small Businesses Through Securitization of Loans Originated By Funding Circle

On Thursday, Funding Circle announced the European Investment Fund, part of the European Investment Bank Group, and KfW, a German Promotional Bank, are supporting UK small businesses through their investment in a securitization of loans originated by the Funding Circle online lending platform. According to… Read More

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