Building the place where small businesses get the funding they need to win

Over the past ten years, we have built a machine learning and technology platform that is changing the way small businesses access the financing they need to grow. Business owners can complete a loan application and receive a decision in a matter of minutes, enabling them to get funding quickly at an affordable rate.

Funding Circle team

Today, as the leading global provider for small business loans we have helped more than 118,000 small businesses access more than $17.5 billion in finance.

We stand for small businesses

Small business owners are forward thinkers. They’re determined. They stand up to make a difference and work hard to make it happen.

When small businesses succeed, they create jobs, support local communities and drive the economy forward - that’s why we care about helping them win. To us, nothing is more important.

We’ve helped 118,000 small businesses across the world

From accountants and jewelers to bakers and film makers, we’ve helped thousands of businesses to take their next step forward.

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Find out how we’re helping businesses around the world. Learn more.

A leading global small business loans platform

Funding Circle is the largest online small business loans provider and one of the best-capitalized lending platforms in the world. The business is listed on the London Stock Exchange (Ticker: FCH).

Our backers collectively manage over $5 trillion and are the leading firms behind Facebook, Twitter, Skype and Betfair.

Funding Circle is committed to building a more inclusive financial environment

Diversity and inclusion are a cornerstone of our workforce and our business. Read our 2020 report to learn about our ongoing commitment to underserved communities, businesses & owners.

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Funding Circle is betting its longer-term loans and competitive rates with banks will bring more business its way.
Forbes, Nov. 9, 2018
Funding Circle’s application process is quicker and easier than the process to qualify for an SBA loan.
NerdWallet, Funding Circle Business Loan Review, Feb. 5, 2019
Funding Circle has changed our lives. Accessing capital has fuelled our growth to the point where we have virtually doubled our revenue, and created quite a few jobs along the way. Thank you!
Luis, May 2017

Global leadership team

Samir Desai CBE

Co-founder, Chief Executive Officer

Vipul Chhabra

U.S. Managing Director

Lisa Jacobs

CEO Designate

Swati Lay

Chief Technology Officer

Jerome Le Luel

Chief Risk Officer

Sachin Patel

Chief Capital Officer

Lucy Vernall

Company Secretary, General Counsel and Chief People Officer

Oliver White

Chief Financial Officer

The board

Eric Daniels

Non-executive Director

Samir Desai CBE

Co-founder, Chief Executive Officer

Geeta Gopalan

Non-executive Director

Matthew King

Non-executive Director

Helen Beck

Non-executive Director

Andrew Learoyd

Chairman of the Board

Harry Nelis

Non-executive Director

Neil Rimer

Non-executive Director

Lucy Vernall

Company Secretary, General Counsel and Chief People Officer

Oliver White

Chief Financial Officer

We’re here to help

Get in touch with our support team for help or more information.

A Funding Circle account manager who is here to guide you through the loan application process

(855) 385-5356

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’The economic impact of lending through Funding Circle’ research commissioned by Funding Circle from Oxford Economics, June 2018