Funding Circle Expands U.S. Operations with New Office in Denver
DENVER — Funding Circle, the world’s leading small business loans platform, is expanding its U.S. operations with a second office in Denver. With the move Funding Circle will look to hire around 290 new employees in the area over the next two years to support the company’s growth.
“Denver today serves a hub for both the financial services and technology industries, making it an ideal second home for us in the United States. We are excited to become part of the Denver community and grow our team in the Mile High City,” said Bernardo Martinez, U.S. managing director of Funding Circle.
“Funding Circle’s presence in Colorado helps strengthen our state’s entrepreneurial and investor ecosystem. Their innovative platform provides greater access to capital and will help create sustainable job opportunities in tech and financial services — two of our state’s fastest growing and most vibrant sectors,” said Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper.
Funding Circle is the world’s leading lending platform for small businesses, matching investors to businesses who want to grow in the UK, US and Europe. Since launching in 2010, investors at Funding Circle have now lent more than $5 billion to more than 40,000 businesses globally.
“We are proud that Funding Circle chose Denver for their new U.S. office. They represent a modern approach to business financing, making them a great fit for our region’s financial and technology communities and they will have access to a diverse and talented workforce here,” said J.J. Ament, CEO, Metro Denver Economic Development Corporation.