Funding Circle is the world’s leading online lending platform for small business finance, matching businesses who want to borrow with investors who want to lend. By bypassing the complexity of dealing with banks, businesses can access fast, flexible finance to help them grow. Businesses can apply online in 10 minutes, receive a decision within 48 hours and funds are typically delivered in days rather than months. Since 2010, investors at Funding Circle have lent over £2 billion to more than 22,000 businesses across the country. To date, lending through Funding Circle has supported the creation of ~50,000 new jobs in the UK and approximately £2 is added to the economy for every £1 lent.