Key Facts

Please note, these statistics are correct as of 31 December 2017.

  • In the UK:
  • £3.4 billion of loans originated
  • 35,000 businesses have borrowed across 50,000 loans
  • Creating and sustaining 45,000 jobs in 2017*
  • Investors include 75,000 people, the government-owned British Business Bank, local councils, financial institutions and the European Investment Bank
  • Investors have earned an average 6.4% per year after fees and bad debt but before tax
  • Globally:
  • Funding Circle has operations in the UK, US, Germany and the Netherlands
  • Funding Circle launched in the US in October 2013, and Continental Europe in October 2015
  • Globally, investors have lent more than £4.5 billion to 45,000 businesses





*Small Business, Big Impact research commissioned by Funding Circle from the Centre for Economics and Business Research, August 2016

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