Funding Circle named a UK Future Fifty company

We’re really pleased to let you know that Funding Circle successfully qualified for the Future Fifty, a fast-track scheme to support high-growth businesses scale and reach their full potential.

Tech City UK, the organisation behind the programme, has today named the second 25 companies that are considered to be among the most promising, high potential growth businesses.The programme delivers tailored public and private sector expertise to enable companies like ours to scale rapidly, and continue to improve the service we provide to our investors and borrowers.

We are honoured to have been selected alongside so many exciting companies. The Future Fifty consists of some amazing technology businesses, each of which is transforming their industries through continual innovation as well as creating fantastic products and services. To celebrate today’s news, our co-founders, James Meekings and Samir Desai attended an event at the London Stock Exchange with other Future Fifty companies and had the pleasure of meeting the Prime Minister, David Cameron.

Our CEO and co-founder, Samir Desai said: “Fast growing tech companies are the future of the UK economy and we’re honoured to be included in the Future Fifty by Tech City UK. We really look forward to working with the Government over the next year to maximise future growth opportunities.”

The Future Fifty is a fast-track programme to accelerate selected companies’ progress, in order to create jobs and deliver significant economic impact in this country. It was launched in April by the Chancellor George Osborne and Joanna Shields, CEO of Tech City UK.

We can’t wait to get started.


Head of Corporate Communications


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