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Funding Circle

Founders Alex Tonelli Andrew Mullinger James Meekings Sam Hodges Samir Desai



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Total investments 5
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 5
Rounds per year 0.45
Lead investments 2
Key employees 6

Areas of investment

  • Transportation
  • Smart Home
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Consumer Electronics
  • Machine Learning

In 2010 was created Funding Circle, which is appeared as VC. The main department of described VC is located in the London. The company was established in Europe in United Kingdom.

Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 0 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The top activity for fund was in 2017. Deals in the range of 100 thousands - 1 million dollars are the general things for fund. The fund is generally included in less than 2 deals every year. The average startup value when the investment from Funding Circle is 1-5 millions dollars.

The fund was created by Alex Tonelli, Andrew Mullinger, James Meekings, Sam Hodges, Samir Desai. Besides them, we counted 6 critical employees of this fund in our database.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 1-2 partakers. Despite the Funding Circle, startups are often financed by Startup Loans UK, Leon Doyle, Innovate UK. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are dotforge. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Tusholdings, Arch Grants, Ameren Accelerator.

We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Data Integration, Printing. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United Kingdom. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight WIFIPLUG.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Developer Platform
Mobile Apps
Public Transportation
$582K01 May 2018 England


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Total investments 5
Average round size 215K
Rounds per year 0.45
Peak activity year 2017
Lead investments 2
Group Appearance index 0.20

Latest deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Developer Platform
Mobile Apps
Public Transportation
$582K01 May 2018 England
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