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Circle is a peer-to-peer payments technology company, building products that enable greater ease-of-use in online and in-person payments.

Circle is a consumer finance company focused on transforming the world economy with secure, simple, and less costly technology for storing and using money. The company is backed by $136 million from investors including Goldman Sachs, IDG China, Breyer Capital, Accel and General Catalyst.

Circle was founded in October 2013 by Jeremy Allaire and Sean Neville. The company is headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts with offices in San Francisco and Dublin, Ireland.


Circle raised a Total of $136M in their 4 Funding Rounds. The company received their last funding on May 13, 2016, where they cashed $60M from IDG Capital Partners & 10 other investors in a "Series D" funding. Circle has also acquired Trigger Finance on Oct 17, 201.


Employee: Jeremy Allaire
Title: Co-Founder and CEO
Email address: jallaire@circle.com
linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jeremyallaire
Employee: Jack Collier
Title: Director of Marketing
Email address: jcollier@circle.com
linkedin: https://uk.linkedin.com/in/jackcollier